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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(7): 57-64, pls. 31-35.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio lienosus Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, Amer. J. Sci. 25(2): 339, pl. 1, fig. 4.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(7): 60, pl. 34, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 251.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_9747, Alabama R., Ala.

Unio intermedius Conrad, 1836
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(7): 63, pl. 35, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 250.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_41606, Nolachucky R., Tenn.

Unio leptodon Conrad, 1836
‘Rafinesque’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(7): 58, pl. 33.
(reference to Unio (Leptodea) leptodon Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio planus Conrad, 1836
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(7): 59.
(misidentified reference to Unio planus Barnes, 1823)

Unio inflatus Conrad, 1836
‘Lea’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(7): 57, pl. 32.
(reference to Symphynota inflata Lea, 1831)

Unio occidentalis Conrad, 1836
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(7): 64, pl. 36, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 253.

Unio ellipsiformis Conrad, 1836
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(7): 60, pl. 34, fig. 1.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_42114, Michigan.

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio ellipsiformis Conrad, 1836

Unio inflata (Lea, 1831)
+ Unio alabamensis Conrad, 1834

Unio intermedius Conrad, 1836

Unio leptodon Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio planus Barnes, 1823
+ Anodon purpurascens Swainson, 1823
+ Symphynota tenuissima Lea, 1829

Unio lienosus Conrad, 1834
+ Unio nashvillianus Lea, 1834

Unio occidentalis Conrad, 1836

Unio stapes Lea, 1831

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