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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

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This page documents data for Conrad (1836), such as genera and species attributed to that publication (including known misspellings, misidentifications, and other unavailable names) as well as taxonomic opinions, if available. Taxonomic opinions refer to uses of genera and species as valid and invalid in that work.

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Publication information

Conrad, T.A. 1836. Monography of the Family Unionidae, or naiades of Lamarck, (fresh water bivalve shells) or North America, illustrated by figures drawn on stone from nature 1(4): 33-40, pls. 16-20.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio mytiloides Deshayes, 1830
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Deshayes, 1830, Enc. Méth. 2: 586, pl. 249, fig. 4.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(4): 41, pl. 20.
(misidentified reference to Pleurobema mytiloides Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio icterinus Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 41, pl. 6, fig. 5.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(4): 39, pl. 18, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 250.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_41381, muddy shore, Savannah River, opposite Augusta [Richmond Co.], Georgia.

Unio viridis Conrad, 1835
‘Rafinesque’ Conrad, 1835, New Fresh-Water Shells, Appendix: 4, pl. 9, fig. 1.
‘Rafinesque’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(4): 35, pl. 17, fig. 1.
(misidentified reference to Unio (Elliptio) viridis Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio suborbiculatus Conrad, 1836
‘Hildreth’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(4): 35.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 46.
(error for Unio orbiculatus Hildreth, 1828)

Unio cyclops Conrad, 1836
‘Raf.’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(4): 35.
(error for Toxolasma cyclips Rafinesque, 1831)

Unio crassus Conrad, 1836
‘Say’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(4): 34, pl. 16.
(misidentified reference to Unio crassus Say, 1817)

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio cariosus Say, 1817
+ Unio luteola Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio ovatus Valenciennes, 1827

Unio crassus Say, 1817
+ Unio crassidens Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio ligamentina Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio ellipticus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio orbiculatus Hildreth, 1828
+ Unio abruptus Say, 1831
+ Toxolasma cyclips Rafinesque, 1831

Unio icterinus Conrad, 1834

Unio nasutus Say, 1817
+ Unio rostrata Valenciennes, 1827

Unio ochraceus Say, 1817
+ Mytilus fluviatilis Gmelin, 1791

Unio viridis Rafinesque, 1820

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