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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 Say (1858), 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

Say, T. 1858. Descriptions of fluviatile and marine shells of North America. in W. Binney (ed.). The Complete Writings of Thomas Say on the Conchology of the United States: 43-236.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio undulata Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [13,] pl. 3, fig. 3.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [19,] pl. 3, fig. 3.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 53.

Unio purpureus Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 3, fig. 1.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [17,] pl. 3, fig. 1.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 50.
(renamed Unio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819)

Anodonta cataracta Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [13,] pl. 3, fig. 4.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [19,] pl. 3, fig. 4.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 53.
Type(s): TYPE MNHN_MPL_0036, [unknown].

Unio nasutus Say, 1817
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 151, fig. 6.
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 4, fig. 1.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [18,] pl. 4, fig. 1.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 52.
Type(s): USNM_85978, Bristol, Pa.

Anodonta undulata Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [13,] pl. 3, fig. 6.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [19,] pl. 3, fig. 6.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 54.

Unio plicata Say, 1817
‘LeSueur’ Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12].
‘LeSueur’ Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [17].
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 50.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4305, Ohio, U.S.A.

Unio crassus Say, 1817
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 150, fig. 5.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 249, fig. 1 [as Unio sp.].
‘LeSueur’ Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [11], pl. 1, fig. 8.
‘LeSueur’ Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [16], pl. 1, fig. 8.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 49.
(homonym of Unio crassus Retzius, 1788)

Unio cylindricus Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [13,] pl. 4, fig. 3.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [18,] pl. 4, fig. 3.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 52.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4310, N. Amerika.

Unio cariosus Say, 1817
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 152. fig. 7. [pre-linnaean]
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 3, fig. 2.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [17,] pl. 3, fig. 2.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 51.
Type(s): NEOTYPE MCZ_178839, Schuylkill River, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Unio alatus Say, 1817
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 248, figs. 1a-b [as Unio sp.] ?.
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 4, fig. 2.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [18,] pl. 4, fig. 2.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 52.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4349, N. Amerika.

Unio ochraceus Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 2, fig. 8.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [18,] pl. 2, fig. 8.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 51.
Type(s): NEOTYPE MCZ_178838, Schuylkill River, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Anodonta marginata Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [13,] pl. 3, fig. 5.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [19,] pl. 3, fig. 5.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 53-54.

Unio ovatus Say, 1817
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 248, fig. 5 [as Unio sp.].
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 2, fig. 7.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [17,] pl. 2, fig. 7.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 50-51.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4338, N. Amerika.

Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1818
Say, 1818, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 1(11): 459.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: sp. 1.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 62.

Anodonta gibbosa Say, 1824
Say, 1824, [in] Narr. Long Exped. 2: 265, pl. 14, figs. 3-4.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 131, pl. 73.

Unio subtentus Say, 1825
Say, 1825, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5(3-4): 130.
Say, 1831, Amer. Conch. 2: pl. 15.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 118.

Alasmodonta ambigua Say, 1825
Say, 1825, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5(3-4): 131.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 118.

Unio personatus Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(20): 309, sp. 7.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 131.
Type(s): NEOTYPE MCZ_5763, Cumberland River, Tennessee.

Unio ridibundus Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(20): 308, sp. 6.
Say, 1830, Amer. Conch. 1: pl. 5, upper fig.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 131, 154.

Unio velum Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(19): 293.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 132.

Unio dehiscens Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(20): 308, sp. 5.
Say, 1831, Amer. Conch. 3: pl. 24.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 131, 225.
(renamed Odatelia radiata Rafinesque, 1832)

Alasmodonta sculptilis Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(22): 339, sp. 1.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 137.

Anodonta implicata Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(22): 340, sp. 1.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 138.
Type(s): NEOTYPE MCZ_176769, Agawam River, (outlet of Halfway Pond), Plymouth, Mass.

Unio perplexus Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(19): 309.
Say, 1830, Amer. Conch. 1: pl. 5.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 155, 225.

Unio monodonta Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(19): 293.
Say, 1830, Amer. Conch. 1: pl. 6.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 155.

Unio cicatricosus Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(19): 292, sp. 2.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 131.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4539, N. Amerika.

Alasmodonta confragosa Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(22): 339, sp. 2.
Say, 1831, Amer. Conch. 3: pl. 21.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 131, 171, 195.

Unio heros Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(19): 291, sp. 1.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 165, 225.

Alasmodonta edentula Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(22): 340, sp. 3.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 137.

Anodonta impura Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(23): 355, sp. 4.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 139-140.

Unio apiculatus Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(20): 309, sp. 8.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: pl. 52.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 131, 207, 225.

Anodonta grandis Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(22): 341, sp. 3.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 139.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4300, Ohio, U.S.A.

Anodonta lugubris Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(22): 340, sp. 2.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 138.

Unio flagellatus Say, 1830
Say, 1830, Amer. Conch. 1: [no pagination].
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 154.
(intro'd as syn of Unio sulcatus Lea, 1829)

Unio subrostratus Say, 1831
Say, 1831, New Harm. Dissem. 1(29): [no pagination].
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 134, 225.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4348, N. Amerika.

Unio metallicus Say, 1831
Say, 1831, New Harm. Dissem. 1(29): [no pagination].
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 133.

Anodonta suborbiculata Say, 1831
Say, 1831, New Harm. Dissem. 1(31): [no pagination].
Say, 1831, Amer. Conch. 2: pl. 11.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 161.
Type(s): TYPE LOCALITY TYPE_LOCALITY_MP_004, Ponds near the Wabash.

Unio purpuriatus Say, 1831
Say, 1831, New Harm. Dissem. 1(29): [no pagination].
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 133.

Anodonta imbecilis Lea, 1836
‘Say’ of Authors.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 54.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 264.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 502.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 140.
Clench & Turner, 1956, Bull. Fla. State Mus. 1: 187.
Murray & Leonard, 1962, Handbk. Unionid Muss. Kansas: 95.
R.I. Johnson, 1970, Bull. MCZ 140(6): 362.
Heard, 1975, Malacologia 15(1): 84.
Kat, 1983, Malacologia 23(2): 362.
Hoeh, 1990, Malac. Review 23: 63.
Lydeard et al., 1996, Philos. Trans. Roy. Soc. London (B, Biol. Sci.) 351: 1595.
Rosenberg et al., 1997, J. Moll. Studies 63: 303.
Adamkewicz et al., 1997, MBE 14(6): 622.
(error for Anodonta imbecillis Say, 1829)

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