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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 Russell (1934), 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

Russell, L.S. 1934. Reclassification of the fossil Unionidæ (fresh-water mussels) of western Canada. Canadian Field-Naturalist 48(1): 1-4.

Attributed Genus Names

Plesielliptio Russell, 1934
Russell, 1934, Canad. Field Nat. 48(1): 77.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Elliptio Rafinesque, 1819)
Type species: Unio priscus Meek & Hayden, 1856 (orig. desig.) = Plesielliptio priscus

Protelliptio Russell, 1934
Russell, 1934, Canad. Field Nat. 48(1): 77.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Elliptio Rafinesque, 1819)
Type species: Unio biornatus Russell, 1932 (orig. desig.) = Protelliptio biornatus

Attributed Species Names

Unio danae Meek & Hayden, 1860
Meek & Hayden, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 432.
‘Meek & Hayden’ Russell, 1934, Canad. Field Nat. 48(1): 1.
(error for Unio danai Meek & Hayden, 1857)

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodonta argillensis Russell

Anodonta macconnelli Russell

Anodonta propatoris White

Dysnomia tyrrelli (Russell)

Elliptio (Plesielliptio) abbreviatus (Stanton)

Elliptio (Plesielliptio) priscus (Meek and Hayden)

Elliptio (Protelliptio) biornatus (Russell)

Elliptio (Protelliptio) douglassi (Stanton)

Elliptio (Protelliptio) hamili (McLearn)

Elliptio hubbardi (Gabb)

Elliptio nanaimoensis (Whiteaves)

Fusconaia cryptorhynchus (White)

Fusconaia danae [sic] (Meek & Hayden)

Fusconaia dawsoni (Russell)

Fusconaia tuchiasanus (Russell)

Lampsilis consueta (Whiteaves)

Lampsilis farri (Stanton)

Lampsilis sandersoni (Warren)

Medionidus senectus (White)

Micromya minima (Warren)

Murraia naiadiformis Russell

Pleurobema dowlingi (McLearn)

Pleurobema humei (Dyer)

Quadrula holmesiana (White)

Quadrula mclearni (Dyer)

Quadrula natosini (McLearn)

Quadrula primaevus (White)

Quadrula subprimaevus (Dyer)

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