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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 Williams et al. (2011), 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

Williams, J.D., R.S. Butler & J.M. Wisniewski. 2011. Annotated synonymy of the Recent freshwater mussel taxa of the families Margaritiferidae and Unionidae described from Florida and drainages contiguous with Alabama and Georgia. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 51(1): 1-84.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Alasmidonta triangulata (Lea, 1858)

Alasmidonta wrightianus (Walker, 1901)

Amblema neislerii (Lea, 1858)

Amblema plicata (Say, 1817)

Anodonta couperiana Lea, 1840

Anodonta hartfieldorum Williams, Bogan & Garner, 2009

Anodonta heardi Gordon & Hoeh, 1995

Anodonta suborbiculata Say, 1831

Anodontoides radiatus (Conrad, 1834)
+ Margaritana elliottii Lea, 1858

Elliptio ahenea (Lea, 1843)
+ Unio waltoni B.H. Wright, 1888

Elliptio arctata (Conrad, 1834)
+ Unio strigosus Lea, 1840
+ Unio tortivus Lea, 1840
+ Unio viridans Lea, 1859

Elliptio chipolaensis (Walker, 1905)

Elliptio crassidens (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Unio incrassatus Lea, 1840
+ Unio danielsii B.H. Wright, 1899

Elliptio fraterna (Lea, 1852)

Elliptio fumata (Lea, 1857)
+ Unio plantii Lea, 1857
+ Unio subniger Lea, 1857
+ Unio hallenbeckii Lea, 1859
+ Unio salebrosus Lea, 1859
+ Unio basalis Lea, 1872
+ Unio corneus Lea, 1874
+ Unio dooleyensis Lea, 1874
+ Unio gesnerii Lea, 1874
+ Unio invenustus Lea, 1874

Elliptio jayensis (Lea, 1838)
+ Unio buckleyi Lea, 1843
+ Unio buddianus Lea, 1843
+ Unio coruscus Gould, 1856
+ Unio prasinatus Conrad, 1866
+ Unio cunninghami B.H. Wright, 1883
+ Unio dallii B.H. Wright, 1888
+ Unio dorei B.H. Wright, 1888
+ Unio hinkleyi B.H. Wright, 1888
+ Unio marshii B.H. Wright, 1888
+ Unio nolani B.H. Wright, 1888
+ Unio orcuttii S.H. Wright, 1888
+ Unio simpsoni B.H. Wright, 1888
+ Unio tryoni B.H. Wright, 1888
+ Unio ferrissii Marsh, 1891
+ Unio leonensis Simpson, 1892
+ Unio oscari B.H. Wright, 1892
+ Unio subluridus Simpson, 1892
+ Unio buxtoni B.H. Wright, 1897
+ Unio diazensis S.H. Wright, 1897
+ Unio pinei B.H. Wright, 1897
+ Unio suttoni B.H. Wright, 1897
+ Unio tenuisculus Frierson, 1911
+ Unio (Elliptio) sanctorumjohanium B.H. Wright, 1933
+ Unio (Elliptio) webbianus hartii B.H. Wright, 1934
+ Elliptio maywebbae B.H. Wright, 1934
+ Unio (Elliptio) webbianus B.H. Wright, 1934

Elliptio mcmichaeli Clench & Turner, 1956

Elliptio monroensis (Lea, 1843)
+ Unio anthonyi Lea, 1861
+ Unio websterii B.H. Wright, 1888
+ Unio hartwrightii B.H. Wright, 1896
+ Unio polymorphus B.H. Wright, 1899

Elliptio nigella (Lea, 1852)
+ Unio denigratus Lea, 1857

Elliptio occulta (Lea, 1843)
+ Unio fuscatus Lea, 1843
+ Unio fryanus B.H. Wright, 1888
+ Unio burtchianus S.H. Wright, 1897
+ Unio lehmanii S.H. Wright, 1897
+ Unio dispalans B.H. Wright, 1899

Elliptio pullata (Lea, 1856)
+ Unio aquilus Lea, 1857
+ Unio extensus Lea, 1857
+ Unio maconensis Lea, 1857
+ Unio sublatus Lea, 1857
+ Unio tetricus Lea, 1857
+ Unio roswellensis Lea, 1858
+ Unio verutus Lea, 1859
+ Unio viridiradiatus Lea, 1859
+ Unio mercerii Lea, 1862
+ Unio singularis B.H. Wright, 1899

Elliptio purpurella (Lea, 1857)

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

Fusconaia apalachicola Williams & Fradkin, 1999

Fusconaia burkei (Walker, 1922)

Fusconaia escambia Clench & Turner, 1956

Fusconaia rotulatus (B.H. Wright, 1899)

Glebula rotundata (Lamarck, 1819)

Hamiota australis (Simpson, 1900)

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

Lampsilis binominata Simpson, 1900

Lampsilis floridensis (Lea, 1852)

Lampsilis ornata (Conrad, 1835)

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

Lasmigona subviridis (Conrad, 1835)

Margaritifera marrianae Johnson, 1983

Medionidus acutissimus (Lea, 1831)

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

Medionidus simpsonianus Walker, 1905

Medionidus walkeri (B.H. Wright, 1897)

Megalonaias nervosa (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio boykinianus Lea, 1840

Obovaria choctawensis (Athearn, 1964)

Obovaria haddletoni (Athearn, 1964)

Plectomerus dombeyanus (Valenciennes, 1827)

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

Pleurobema strodeanum (B.H. Wright, 1898)
+ Pleurobema patsaligensis Simpson, 1900

Ptychobranchus jonesi (van der Schalie, 1934)

Pyganodon cataracta (Say, 1817)

Pyganodon grandis (Say, 1829)

Quadrula infucata (Conrad, 1834)
+ Unio securiformis Conrad, 1849

Quadrula kleiniana (Lea, 1852)

Quadrula succissa (Lea, 1852)
+ Unio cacao Lea, 1859
+ Quadrula (sec. Fusconaia) wrightii Simpson, 1914

Toxolasma parvum (Barnes, 1823)

Toxolasma paulum (Lea, 1840)
+ Unio minor Lea, 1843
+ Unio cromwellii Lea, 1865
+ Unio marginis Lea, 1865
+ Unio corvinus Lea, 1868
+ Unio corvunculus Lea, 1868

Uniomerus carolinianus (Bosc, 1801)
+ Unio blandingianus Lea, 1834
+ Unio paludicolus Gould, 1845
+ Unio jewettii Lea, 1867
+ Unio rivicolus Conrad, 1868

Uniomerus columbensis (Lea, 1857)

Uniomerus tetralasmus (Say, 1831)

Utterbackia imbecillis (Say, 1829)

Utterbackia peggyae (Johnson, 1965)

Utterbackia peninsularis Bogan & Hoeh, 1995

Villosa amygdalum (Lea, 1843)
+ Unio trossulus Lea, 1843
+ Unio papyraceus Gould, 1845
+ Unio lepidus Gould, 1856
+ Unio vesicularis Lea, 1872
+ Unio singleyanus Marsh, 1891
+ Lampsilis (Villosa) wrightiana Frierson, 1927

Villosa lienosa (Conrad, 1834)
+ Unio subellipsis Lea, 1856
+ Unio concestator Lea, 1857
+ Unio fallax Lea, 1857
+ Unio intercedens Lea, 1857
+ Unio obfuscus Lea, 1857
+ Unio sudus Lea, 1857
+ Unio prattii Lea, 1858
+ Unio dispar Lea, 1860
+ Unio linguaeformis Lea, 1860
+ Unio unicostatus B.H. Wright, 1899

Villosa vibex (Conrad, 1834)
+ Unio exiguus Lea, 1840
+ Unio pellucidus Lea, 1845
+ Unio nigrinus Lea, 1852
+ Unio averellii B.H. Wright, 1888

Villosa villosa (B.H. Wright, 1898)

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