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

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

This page documents data for Howells et al. (1996), 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

Howells, R.G., R.W. Neck & H.D. Murray. 1996. Freshwater Mussels of Texas. 218 pp.

Attributed Species Names

Lampsilis salinasensis Metcalf, 1982
‘Simpson’ of Authors.
Metcalf, 1982, Symp. Rec. Tex.: 48, pl. 2, fig. 2.
Neck & Metcalf, 1988, Texas J. Sci. 40: 262 [as ‘Potamilus salinasensis’].
Howells et al., 1996, Freshw. Mussels Tex.: 103, fig. p. 212 [as ‘Potamilus salinasensis’].
(misidentified reference to Lampsilis (Proptera) salinasensis Dall, 1908)

Unio arctiro Howells et al., 1996
‘Lea’ Howells et al., 1996, Freshw. Mussels Tex.: 51.
(error for Unio arctior Lea, 1838)

Taxonomic Opinions

Amblema plicata (Say, 1819)
+ Amblema costata Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio perplicatus Conrad, 1841
+ Unio latecostatus Lea, 1845

Anodonta grandis Say, 1829
+ Anodonta lugubris Say, 1829
+ Anodonta corpulenta Cooper, 1834
+ Anodonta stewartiana Lea, 1834
+ Anodonta gigantea Lea, 1838
+ Anodonta opaca Lea, 1852
+ Anodonta virens Lea, 1852
+ Anodonta danielsii Lea, 1858
+ Anodonta texasensis Lea, 1859
+ Anodonta leonensis Lea, 1862
+ Anodonta bealei Lea, 1863

Anodonta imbecillis Say, 1829
+ Anodon horda Gould, 1855

Anodonta suborbiculata Say, 1831

Arcidens confragosus (Say, 1829)

Arkansia wheeleri Ortmann & Walker, 1912

Cyrtonaias tampicoensis (Lea, 1838)
+ Unio berlandierii Lea, 1857
+ Unio heermannii Lea, 1862
+ Cyrtonaias grandensis Metcalf, 1982

Elliptio dilatata (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio gibbosus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio arctior Lea, 1838

Fusconaia askewi (Marsh, 1896)

Fusconaia flava (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio rubiginosus Lea, 1829
+ Unio trigonus Lea, 1831
+ Unio cerinus Conrad, 1838
+ Unio chunii Lea, 1862

Fusconaia lananensis (Frierson, 1901)

Glebula rotundata (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Unio suborbiculata Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio glebulus Say, 1831
+ Unio subglobosus Lea, 1834

Lampsilis bracteata (Gould, 1855)
+ Unio rowellii Strecker, 1931

Lampsilis cardium Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio ventricosus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio occidens Lea, 1829

Lampsilis hydiana (Lea, 1838)
+ Unio approximus Lea, 1845

Lampsilis satura (Lea, 1853)

Lampsilis teres (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio anodontoides Lea, 1831
+ Lampsilis fallaciosus Smith, 1899

Lasmigona complanata (Barnes, 1823)

Leptodea fragilis (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio gracilis Barnes, 1823
+ Lasmonos fragilis Rafinesque, 1831
+ Unio dolosus Lea, 1860

Ligumia subrostrata (Say, 1831)
+ Unio mississippiensis Conrad, 1850
+ Unio rutersvillensis Lea, 1859
+ Unio topekaensis Lea, 1868

Megalonaias nervosa (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio (crassus var.) giganteus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio undulatus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio heros Say, 1829
+ Unio multiplicatus Lea, 1831
+ Unio eightsii Lea, 1860

Obliquaria reflexa Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio cornutus Barnes, 1823

Obovaria jacksoniana (Frierson, 1912)
+ Unio castaneus Lea, 1831

Plectomerus dombeyanus (Valenciennes, 1827)
+ Unio crassidens Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio trapezoides Lea, 1831
+ Unio interruptus Say, 1831
+ Bariosta ponderosus Rafinesque, 1831
+ Unio atromarginatus Lea, 1840
+ Unio sloatianus Lea, 1840

Pleurobema riddellii (Lea, 1862)
+ Unio friersoni B.H. Wright, 1896

Popenaias popei (Lea, 1857)
+ Unio veraepacis Tristram, 1863

Potamilus amphichaenus (Frierson, 1898)

Potamilus ohiensis (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Symphynota laevissima Lea, 1829
+ Anodonta ohioensis Agassiz, 1852

Potamilus purpuratus (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Unio coloradoensis Lea, 1856

Potamilus salinasensis (Simpson, 1908)
+ Lampsilis fimbriata Frierson, 1907

Quadrula apiculata (Say, 1829)

Quadrula aurea (Lea, 1859)

Quadrula couchiana (Lea, 1860)

Quadrula houstonensis (Lea, 1859)

Quadrula mortoni (Conrad, 1836)
+ Unio turgidus Lea, 1838
+ Unio nodiferus Conrad, 1841
+ Unio sphaericus Lea, 1868

Quadrula nodulata (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio pustulatus Lea, 1831

Quadrula petrina (Gould, 1855)
+ Unio bollii Call, 1881

Quadrula pustulosa (Lea, 1831)
+ Unio nodulosus Say, 1834
+ Unio dorfeuillianus Lea, 1838
+ Unio kienerianus Lea, 1852

Quadrula quadrula (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio lacrymosus Lea, 1828
+ Unio asperrimus Lea, 1831
+ Unio fragosus Conrad, 1836
+ Unio nobilis Conrad, 1854
+ Unio forsheyi Lea, 1859

Quincuncina mitchelli (Simpson in Dall, 1896)
+ Unio taumilapanus Conrad, 1855
+ Unio tamaulipasensis Fischer & Crosse, 1894
+ Unio iheringi B.H. Wright, 1898
+ Unio (sec. Elliptio) mitchelli var. elongatus Simpson, 1914
+ Quincuncina guadalupensis Wurtz, 1950

Strophitus undulatus (Say, 1817)
+ Anodon rugosus Swainson, 1822
+ Alasmodonta edentula Say, 1829
+ Anodonta arkansensis Lea, 1852

Toxolasma parvus (Barnes, 1823)
+ Lampsilis carunculus of Authors, date unknown
+ Unio haleianus Lea, 1842

Toxolasma texasensis (Lea, 1857)
+ Lampsilis mearnsi Simpson, 1900

Tritogonia verrucosa (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio tuberculatus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio verrucosus Say, 1834

Truncilla cognata (Lea, 1860)

Truncilla donaciformis (Lea, 1828)
+ Unio zigzag Lea, 1829

Truncilla macrodon (Lea, 1859)

Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio elegans Lea, 1831

Uniomerus declivis (Say, 1831)
+ Elliptio tetralasmus manubius Frierson, 1927

Uniomerus tetralasmus (Say, 1831)
+ Unio camptodon Say, 1832
+ Unio sayii Tappan, 1839
+ Unio symmetricus Lea, 1845
+ Unio jamesianus Lea, 1857

Villosa lienosa (Conrad, 1834)
+ Unio saxeus Conrad, 1838
+ Unio caliginosus Lea, 1845
+ Unio nigerrimus Lea, 1852
+ Unio concestator Lea, 1857
+ Unio fontanus Conrad, 1866

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