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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 Conrad (1838), 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

Conrad, T.A. 1838. Monography of the Family Unionidae, or naiades of Lamarck, (fresh water bivalve shells) or North America, illustrated by figures drawn on stone from nature 2(11): 95-102, pls. 52-56.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio subinflatus Conrad, 1835
Conrad, 1835, New Fresh-Water Shells, Appendix: 5, pl. 9, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): 97, pl. 54, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 258.
Type(s): SYNTYPE ANSP_119985, Augusta, Ga.

Unio declivis Conrad, 1836
‘Say’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(5): 45, pl. 23, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): back cover correginda [as ‘U. sayanus Ward’].
(misidentified reference to Unio declivis Say, 1831)

Unio latiradiatus Conrad, 1838
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): 96, pl. 53.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 251.
(new name for Unio interruptus Lea, 1838)

Unio pullus Conrad, 1838
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): 100, pl. 55, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 255.

Unio lenis Conrad, 1838
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): back cover.
Conrad, 1840, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(12): 106, pl. 58, fig. 2.

Unio metastriatus Conrad, 1838
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): back cover.
Conrad, 1840, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(12): 104, pl. 57, fig. 2.

Unio nasutus Conrad, 1838
‘Say’ Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): 38, pl. 18, fig. 1 [upper]. [in part]
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): back cover correginda [as ‘U. fisherianus Lea’].
(misidentified reference to Unio nasutus Say, 1817)

Unio iridescens Conrad, 1838
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): back cover.

Unio cerinus Conrad, 1838
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): 95, pl. 52.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 246.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_41644, New Orleans, La.

Unio cuneus Conrad, 1838
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): back cover.
Conrad, 1840, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(12): 105, pl. 58, fig. 1.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) ANSP_41645, Arkansas River.

Unio melinus Conrad, 1838
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): 101, pl. 56, fig. 1.

Unio lienosus variety constrictus Conrad, 1838
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(10): 91, pl. 49, fig. 4.
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): back cover correginda [as ‘Unio constrictus’].
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 247 [as ‘Unio constrictus’].
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio lienosus Conrad, 1834)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_56465A, North River, Rockbridge Co., Va.

Unio excultus Conrad, 1838
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): 99, pl. 55, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 249.

Unio planilateris Conrad, 1838
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): back cover.
Conrad, 1840, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(12): 103, pl. 57, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 255 [as ‘planitaleris’].

Unio nasutus Conrad, 1838
‘Say’ Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): 38, pl. 18, fig. 1 [lower]. [in part]
(reference to Unio nasutus Say, 1817)

Unio sayanus Conrad, 1838
‘Ward’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): 102, pl. 56, fig. 2.
B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List: unnumbered p. 5.
(error for Unio sayii Tappan, 1839)

Unio saxeus Conrad, 1838
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): back cover.
Conrad, 1840, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(12): 109, pl. 60, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 257.

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio angustatus Lea, 1831

Unio cerinus Conrad, 1838

Unio excultus Conrad, 1838

Unio latiradiatus Conrad, 1838
+ Unio interruptus Lea, 1838

Unio melinus Conrad, 1838

Unio pullus Conrad, 1838

Unio sayi Ward in Tappan, 1839
+ Unio declivis Conrad, 1836

Unio subinflatus Conrad, 1835

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