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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 (1838), 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. 1838. 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(10): 81-94, pls. 46-51.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio stramineus Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, Amer. J. Sci. 25(2): 339, pl. 1, fig. 6.
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: pl. 7, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(10): 91, pl. 50, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 258.

Unio stegarius Say, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5: 28.
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(10): 83, pl. 46, fig. 1.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 12, sp. 45.
(reference to Obovaria stegaria Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio interruptus Conrad, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 69.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5: 28.
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(10): 88, pl. 48.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 14, sp. 56.
(misidentified reference to Obliquaria (Plagiola) interrupta Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio bullatus Conrad, 1838
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(10): 82, pl. 45, fig. 2.
Lapham, 1852, Trans. WI Agri. Soc. 2: 369.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 12, sp. 43.
(reference to Obliquaria (Quadrula) bullata Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio patulus Conrad, 1838
‘Lea’ Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(10): 92, pl. 50, fig. 2.
(misidentified reference to Unio patulus Lea, 1829)

Unio plexus Conrad, 1838
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(10): 89, pl. 49, figs. 1-2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 255.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_129923, Vera Cruz, Mexico.

Unio hembeli Conrad, 1838
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(10): 93, pl. 51.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_56529, no locality, but sent from New Orleans, Louisiana.

Unio lienosus variety constrictus Conrad, 1838
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(10): 91, pl. 49, fig. 4.
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): back cover correginda [as ‘Unio constrictus’].
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 247 [as ‘Unio constrictus’].
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio lienosus Conrad, 1834)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_56465A, North River, Rockbridge Co., Va.

Unio conradius Conrad, 1838
‘Lea’ Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(10): 87, pl. 47, fig. 3.
(error for Unio conradicus Lea, 1834)

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio acutissimus Lea, 1831

Unio bullatus (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio verrucosus albus Hildreth, 1828
+ Unio pustulosus Lea, 1831

Unio conradius [sic] Lea, 1834

Unio constrictus Conrad, 1838

Unio dromas Lea, 1834

Unio hembeli Conrad, 1838

Unio heterodon Lea, 1829

Unio interrupta (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio brevidens Lea, 1831

Unio patulus Lea, 1829

Unio plexus Conrad, 1838

Unio stegarius (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio irroratus Lea, 1828
+ Unio stegarius Say, 1834

Unio stramineus Conrad, 1834

Unio subtentus Say, 1825

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