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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 (1854), 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. 1854. Descriptions of new species of Unio. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences 2(4): 295-298 + 2 pls.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio parallelus Conrad, 1841
Conrad, 1841, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 1: 20 [as ‘paralellus’].
Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 297 [as ‘parallelus’].
(homonym of Unio parallelus Sowerby, 1840; correct name for Unio paralellus Conrad, 1841; renamed Unio porrectus Conrad, 1854)

Unio aberti Conrad, 1850
Conrad, 1850, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5: 10.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 244.
Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 295, pl. 26, fig. 1.

Unio cultelliformis Conrad, 1850
Conrad, 1850, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5: 10.
Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 296, pl. 26, fig. 6 [Unio sp.].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_41808, Bogan River, Australia.

Unio rivularis Conrad, 1853
‘Say’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(5): 45, pl. 23, fig. 1 [as ‘U. declivis’].
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 257.
Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 296.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_42852, small creek in Greene Co., Ala.

Unio pectitus Conrad, 1854
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 255. [nomen nudum]
Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 297, pl. 27, 4.

Unio arquatus Conrad, 1854
Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 297, pl. 26, fig. 8.

Unio altus Conrad, 1854
Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 298, pl. 27, fig. 5.

Unio hebetatus Conrad, 1854
Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 296, pl. 26, fig. 5.

Unio velatus Conrad, 1854
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 259.
Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 298, pl. 27, fig. 6.

Unio nobilis Conrad, 1854
Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 297, pl. 27, figs. 2. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio nobilis Conrad, 1854)
Type(s): NOMEN NUDUM ANSP_43019, Louisiana.

Pleiodon splendens Conrad, 1854
‘Chenu’ Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 299.
Chenu, 1858, Illustr. Conchyl.: pl. 5, figs. 2-2d.

Unio nobilis Conrad, 1854
Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 297, pl. 27, figs. 3. [in part]
Type(s): ANSP_43019, Louisiana.

Unio porrectus Conrad, 1854
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 268. [nomen nudum]
Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 296, pl. 26, fig. 7.
(homonym of Unio porrectus Sowerby, 1829; new name for Unio parallelus Conrad, 1841)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_42847, Jackson, Miss.

Unio subcroceus Conrad, 1854
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 268. [nomen nudum]
Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 297, pl. 27, fig. 1.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_41406, Canadian Fork, Arkansas River.

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