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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 Clarke (1981), 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

Clarke, A.H. 1981. The tribe Alasmidontini (Unionidae: Anodontinae), Part I. Pegias, Alasmidonta, and Arcidens. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology (326). iii + 101 pp.

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Attributed Genus Names

Alasmidens Clarke, 1981
Clarke, 1981, Smithson. Contrib. Zool. (326): 35.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Alasmidonta Say, 1818)
Type species: Alasmidonta mccordi Athearn, 1964 (orig. desig.) = Alasmidonta mccordi

Attributed Species Names

Alasmidonta (Decurambis) robusta Clarke, 1981
Clarke, 1981, Smithson. Contrib. Zool. (326): 81, figs. 27.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) ANSP_126755, Long Creek, near Charlotte, Mecklenberg Co., North Carolina.

Taxonomic Opinions

Alasmidonta (Alasmidens) mccordi Athearn, 1964

Alasmidonta (Decurambis) atropurpurea (Rafinesque, 1831)

Alasmidonta (Decurambis) marginata Say, 1819
+ Unio rugulosus Wood, 1828
+ Decurambis scriptum Rafinesque, 1831
+ Margaritana marginata var. truncata B.H. Wright, 1898
+ Alasmidonta (Decurambis) marginata susquehannae Ortmann, 1919
+ Alasmidonta (Decurambis) marginata variabilis F.C. Baker, 1928

Alasmidonta (Decurambis) raveneliana (Lea, 1834)
+ Unio swananoensis Hanley, 1843

Alasmidonta (Decurambis) robusta Clarke, 1981

Alasmidonta (Decurambis) varicosa (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Alasmodon corrugata DeKay, 1843

Alasmidonta (Pressodonta) heterodon (Lea, 1829)

Alasmidonta (Pressodonta) viridis (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio calceolus Lea, 1828
+ Alasmodonta truncata Conrad, 1834
+ Margaritana deltoidea Lea, 1838
+ Calceola angulata Swainson, 1840
+ Margaritana minor Lea, 1845
+ Alasmidonta (Pressodonta) calceolus danielsi F.C. Baker, 1928
+ Alasmidonta (Pressodonta) calceolus magnalacustris F.C. Baker, 1928

Alasmidonta (s.s.) arcula (Lea, 1838)

Alasmidonta (s.s.) undulata (Say, 1817)
+ Unio glabratus Sowerby & Sowerby, 1823
+ Unio hians Valenciennes, 1827
+ Alasmodonta sculptilis Say, 1829
+ Uniopsis radiata Swainson, 1840
+ Uniopsis mytiloides Swainson, 1840
+ Margaritana triangulata Lea, 1858
+ Unio swainsoni Sowerby, 1868

Alasmidonta (s.s.) wrightiana (Walker, 1901)

Arcidens (Arkansia) wheeleri (Ortmann & Walker, 1912)

Arcidens (s.s.) confragosus (Say, 1829)
+ Arcidens confragosa jacintoensis Strecker, 1931

Pegias fabula (Lea, 1838)
+ Margaritana curreyiana Lea, 1840
+ Margaritana curreyana Lea, 1842

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