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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 Brim Box & Williams (2000), 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

Brim Box, J. & J.D. Williams. 2000. Unionid mollusks of the Apalachicola Basin in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. Bulletin of the Alabama Museum of Natural History 21: 1-143.

Taxonomic Opinions

Alasmidonta triangulata (Lea, 1858)

Amblema neislerii (Lea, 1858)

Anodonta heardi Gordon & Hoeh, 1995

Anodontoides radiatus (Conrad, 1834)
+ Margaritana elliottii Lea, 1858
+ Margaritana elliptica Lea, 1859
+ Anodonta showalterii Lea, 1860

Elliptio arctata (Conrad, 1834)
+ Unio strigosus Lea, 1840
+ Unio tortivus Lea, 1840

Elliptio chipolaensis (Walker, 1905)

Elliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786)
+ Unio fumatus Lea, 1857
+ Unio subniger Lea, 1857
+ Unio roswellensis Lea, 1858
+ Unio hallenbeckii Lea, 1859
+ Unio salebrosus Lea, 1859
+ Unio quadratus Lea, 1859
+ Unio basalis Lea, 1872
+ Unio corneus Lea, 1874
+ Unio dooleyensis Lea, 1874
+ Unio gesnerii Lea, 1874
+ Unio invenustus Lea, 1874

Elliptio crassidens (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Unio (Elliptio) nigra Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio cuneatus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio incrassatus Lea, 1840
+ Unio danielsii B.H. Wright, 1899

Elliptio fraterna (Lea, 1852)

Elliptio icterina (Conrad, 1834)
+ Unio pullatis Lea, 1856
+ Unio pullatus Lea, 1856
+ Unio sublatus Lea, 1857
+ Unio tetricus Lea, 1857
+ Unio aquilus Lea, 1857
+ Unio viridiradiatus Lea, 1859
+ Unio viridans Lea, 1859
+ Unio verutus Lea, 1859
+ Unio mercerii Lea, 1862
+ Unio singularis B.H. Wright, 1899

Elliptio nigella (Lea, 1852)

Elliptio purpurella (Lea, 1857)

Elliptoideus sloatianus (Lea, 1840)
+ Unio atromarginatus Lea, 1840
+ Unio plectophorus Conrad, 1849
+ Unio aratus Conrad, 1849

Glebula rotundata (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Unio suborbiculata Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio glebulus Say, 1831
+ Unio subglobosus Lea, 1834
+ Unio grandensis Conrad, 1855

Lampsilis binominata Simpson, 1900
+ Unio lineatus Lea, 1840

Lampsilis straminea claibornensis (Lea, 1838)
+ Unio obtusus Lea, 1840
+ Unio pallescens Lea, 1845
+ Unio contrarius Conrad, 1849

Lampsilis subangulata (Lea, 1840)
+ Unio kirklandianus S.H. Wright, 1897

Lampsilis teres (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio anodontoides Lea, 1831
+ Unio floridensis Lea, 1852
+ Lampsilis fallaciosus Smith, 1899

Lasmigona subviridis (Conrad, 1835)
+ Unio hyalinus Lea, 1845
+ Margaritana quadrata Lea, 1861
+ Unio pertenuis Lea, 1863

Medionidus penicillatus (Lea, 1857)
+ Unio kingii B.H. Wright, 1900

Megalonaias nervosa (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio (crassus var.) giganteus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio heros Say, 1829
+ Unio multiplicatus Lea, 1831
+ Unio boykinianus Lea, 1840
+ Unio triumphans B.H. Wright, 1898

Pleurobema pyriforme (Lea, 1857)
+ Unio striatus Lea, 1840
+ Unio modicus Lea, 1857
+ Unio bulbosus Lea, 1857
+ Unio amabilis Lea, 1865
+ Unio reclusus B.H. Wright, 1898
+ Unio harperi B.H. Wright, 1899
+ Pleurobema simpsoni Vanatta, 1915

Pleurobema strodeanum (Wright, B.H., 1898)

Pyganodon cataracta (Say, 1817)

Pyganodon grandis (Say, 1829)
+ Anodonta gesnerii Lea, 1858
+ Anodonta hallenbeckii Lea, 1858

Quincuncina infucata (Conrad, 1834)
+ Unio securiformis Conrad, 1849
+ Unio kleinianus Lea, 1852

Strophitus subvexus (Conrad, 1834)
+ Margaritana tombigbeensis Lea, 1858
+ Margaritana tombecbeensis Lea, 1858
+ Margaritana gesnerii Lea, 1858
+ Margaritana spillmanii Lea, 1858
+ Margaritana columbensis Lea, 1867

Toxolasma paulus (Lea, 1840)
+ Unio cromwellii Lea, 1865
+ Unio marginis Lea, 1865
+ Unio corvinus Lea, 1868

Uniomerus carolinianus (Bosc, 1801)
+ Unio columbensis Lea, 1857
+ Unio plantii Lea, 1857

Utterbackia imbecillis (Say, 1829)
+ Anodonta incerta Lea, 1834
+ Anodon horda Gould, 1855
+ Anodonta henryiana Lea, 1857

Utterbackia peggyae (Johnson, R.I., 1965)

Utterbackia peninsularis Bogan & Hoeh, 1995

Villosa lienosa (Conrad, 1834)
+ Unio proximus Lea, 1852
+ Unio concestator Lea, 1857
+ Unio fallax Lea, 1857
+ Unio intercedens Lea, 1857
+ Unio linguaeformis Lea, 1860
+ Unio unicostatus B.H. Wright, 1899

Villosa vibex (Conrad, 1834)
+ Unio exiguus Lea, 1840
+ Unio subellipsis Lea, 1856
+ Unio sudus Lea, 1857
+ Unio obfuscus Lea, 1857
+ Unio dispar Lea, 1860

Villosa villosa (Wright, B.H., 1898)
+ Lampsilis (Villosa) wrightiana Frierson, 1927

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