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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 Ortmann & Walker (1922), 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

Ortmann, A.E. & B. Walker. 1922. On the nomenclature of certain North American naiades. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan (112). 75 pp.

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Attributed Genus Names

Alasminota Ortmann, 1914
Ortmann, 1914, Nautilus 28(4): 41.
Ortmann & Walker, 1922, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (112): 33.
Ortmann, 1923, Nautilus 36(3): 83.
Ortmann, 1924, Amer. Midl. Nat. 9(1): 22.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Symphynota Lea, 1829)
Type species: Margaritana holstonia Lea, 1838 (orig. desig.) = Lasmigona holstonia

Platynaias Walker, 1918
Walker, 1918, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (49): 2.
Ortmann & Walker, 1922, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (112): 33.
Type species: Symphynota compressa Lea, 1829 (orig. desig.) = Lasmigona compressa

Conradilla Ortmann, 1921
Ortmann, 1921, Nautilus 34: 90.
Ortmann & Walker, 1922, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (112): 56.
Ortmann, 1924, Amer. Midl. Nat. 9(1): 30.
Type species: Unio caelatus Conrad, 1834 (original designation) = Lemiox rimosus

Cyclonaias Ortmann & Walker, 1922
Pilsbry in Ortmann & Walker, 1922, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (112): 18.
Type species: Obliquaria tuberculata Rafinesque, 1820 (orig. desig.) = Cyclonaias tuberculata

Scalenilla Ortmann & Walker, 1922
Ortmann & Walker, 1922, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (112): 68.
Ortmann, 1924, Amer. Midl. Nat. 9(1): 43.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Dysnomia Agassiz, 1852)
Type species: Unio sulcatus Lea, 1829 (orig. desig.) = Epioblasma obliquata

Truncillopsis Ortmann & Walker, 1922
Ortmann & Walker, 1922, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (112): 65.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Dysnomia Agassiz, 1852)
Type species: Truncilla triqueter Rafinesque, 1820 (orig. desig.) = Epioblasma triquetra

Attributed Species Names

Anodonta pennsylvanica Stark, 1828
‘Lamarck’ of Authors.
Stark, 1828, Elements Nat. Hist. 2: 89.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 50.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 49.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 263.
Sowerby, 1867, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 11, sp. 30.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 79.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 618.
Ortmann & Walker, 1922, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (112): 40.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 22 [as ‘Strophitus undulatus-pennsylvanicus’].
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 373 [as ‘Strophitus undulatus pennsylvanicus’].
(error for Anodonta pensylvanica Lamarck, 1819)

Quadrula lachrymosa Swainson, 1840
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 378.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 177.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 256.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 497.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 9, sp. 33.
Call, 1895, Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 7: 21.
F.C. Baker, 1898, Bull. Chicago Acad. Sci. 3(1): 83, pl. 25, fig. 1; pl. 12, fig. 2.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 776.
Call, 1900, Ind. Dept. Geol. Nat. Res. (1899): 489.
Ortmann, 1910, Nautilus 23(11): 140.
Ortmann, 1910, Nautilus 23: 116.
Ortmann, 1912, Ann. Carnegie Mus. 8: 253.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 839, 841.
Ortmann & Walker, 1922, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (112): 14, 16.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 47.
F.C. Baker, 1928, Bull. Wisconsin Geol. Nat. Hist. Survey 70(2): 84.
R.I. Johnson, 1980, Bull. MCZ 149(2): 90.
Vidrine, 1993, Histr. Distr. Freshw. Mussels LA: 53.
Strayer & Jirka, 1997, Pearly Mussels NY (26): 98.
(error for Unio lacrymosus Lea, 1828)

Taxonomic Opinions

Actinonaias carinata (Barnes, 1823)
+ Unio crassus Say, 1817
+ Unio ligamentina Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio (Elliptio) fasciata Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio ellipticus Barnes, 1823

Actinonaias pectorosa (Conrad, 1834)
+ Bariosta vittatis Rafinesque, 1831
+ Unio perdix Lea, 1834
+ Unio biangularis Lea, 1840
+ Unio biangulatus Lea, 1840

Alasmidonta (Decurambis) marginata Say, 1818
+ Decurambis scriptum Rafinesque, 1831
+ Decurambis atropurpureum Rafinesque, 1831

Alasmidonta (Decurambis) varicosa (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Alasmodon corrugata DeKay, 1843

Amblema costata Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio undulatus Barnes, 1823

Amblema peruviana (Lamarck, 1819)

Amblema plicata (Say, 1817)
+ Unio rariplicata Lamarck, 1819

Anodonta imbecillis Say, 1829
+ Anodonta imbecilis Lea, 1836
+ Anodonta ohiensis Utterback, 1915

Carunculina mœsta (Lea, 1841)
+ Toxolasma lividus Rafinesque, 1831
+ Unio cylindrellus Lea, 1868
+ Unio corvunculus Lea, 1868

Conradilla cælata (Conrad, 1834)
+ Bariosta (Lemiox) rimosus Rafinesque, 1831

Cyclonaias tuberculata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Cyprogenia irroratus (Lea, 1828)
+ Obovaria stegaria Rafinesque, 1820

Dysnomia (Pilea) torulosa (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Amblema gibbosa Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio perplexus Lea, 1831

Dysnomia (Pilea) turgidula (Lea, 1858)
+ Unio deviatus Reeve, 1864
+ Truncilla curtisii Utterback, 1916

Dysnomia (Scalenilla) sulcata (Lea, 1829)
+ Obliquaria (Scalenaria) obliquata Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio ridibundus Say, 1829

Dysnomia (Truncillopsis) brevidens (Lea, 1831)
+ Obliquaria (Plagiola) interrupta Rafinesque, 1820

Dysnomia (Truncillopsis) triquetra (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio triangularis Barnes, 1823
+ Unio cuneatus Swainson, 1823
+ Unio formosus Lea, 1831

Dysnomia (s.s.) flexuosa (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio foliatus Hildreth, 1828
+ Epioblasma biloba Rafinesque, 1831

Elliptio complanatus (Dillwyn, 1817)
+ Unio violaceus Spengler, 1793

Elliptio crassidens (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Unio (Elliptio) nigra Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio cuneatus Barnes, 1823

Elliptio dilatatus (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Obliquaria (Ellipsaria) cuprea Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio gibbosus Barnes, 1823

Elliptio productus (Conrad, 1836)

Elliptio pusillus (Lea, 1840)
+ Unio buxeus Lea, 1852

Elliptio rafinesquei (Vanatta, 1915)
+ Unio fuscatus Lea, 1843

Fusconaia cor (Conrad, 1834)
+ Unio edgarianus Lea, 1840
+ Unio tuscumbiensis Lea, 1871
+ Unio obuncus Lea, 1871
+ Unio andersonensis Lea, 1872

Fusconaia ebenus (Lea, 1831)
+ Obovaria obovalis Rafinesque, 1820

Fusconaia flava (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio rubiginosus Lea, 1829
+ Unio flavus Conrad, 1837

Fusconaia subrotunda (Lea, 1831)
+ Obliquaria (Sintoxia) sintoxia Rafinesque, 1820
+ Obliquaria (Scalenaria) triangularis Rafinesque, 1820

Fusconaia undatus (Barnes, 1823)
+ Unio trigonus Lea, 1831

Lampsilis anodontoides (Lea, 1831)
+ Unio (Eurynia) teres Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio teres Say, 1834

Lampsilis fasciola Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio multiradiatus Lea, 1829

Lampsilis siliquoidea (Barnes, 1823)
+ Unio luteola Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio inflatus Barnes, 1823

Lampsilis ventricosa (Barnes, 1823)
+ Lampsilis cardium Rafinesque, 1820

Lasmigona (Alasminota) holstonia (Lea, 1838)
+ Sulcularia badia Rafinesque, 1831

Lasmigona (Platynaias) compressa (Lea, 1829)

Lasmigona (Platynaias) subviridis (Conrad, 1835)
+ Unio (Elliptio) viridis Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio viridis Conrad, 1835
+ Unio tappanianus Lea, 1838

Lasmigona (s.s.) costata (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Alasmodonta rugosa Barnes, 1823

Lastena lata (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio dehiscens Say, 1829
+ Unio oriens Lea, 1831
+ Odatelia radiata Rafinesque, 1832

Leptodea fragilis (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio gracilis Barnes, 1823

Leptodea leptodon (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Anodon purpurascens Swainson, 1823
+ Unio velum Say, 1829
+ Symphynota tenuissima Lea, 1829
+ Lasmonos fragilis Rafinesque, 1831

Lexingtonia conradi (Vanatta, 1915)
+ Unio maculatus Conrad, 1834

Lexingtonia dolabelloides (Lea, 1840)

Ligumia recta (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Unio sageri Conrad, 1836

Ligumia recta latissima (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio rectus Conrad, 1836

Medionidus conradicus (Lea, 1834)
+ Obliquaria plateolus Rafinesque, 1831

Megalonaias gigantea (Barnes, 1823)
+ Unio undulatus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio heros Say, 1829
+ Unio multiplicatus Lea, 1831

Obliquaria reflexa Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio cornutus Barnes, 1823

Obovaria lens (Lea, 1831)
+ Unio laevigatus Say, 1834

Obovaria olivaria (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio ellipsis Lea, 1828

Obovaria retusa (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Obovaria torsa Rafinesque, 1820

Obovaria subrotunda (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Obovaria striata Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio circulus Lea, 1829

Plagiola lineolata (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Obliquaria (Plagiola) depressa Rafinesque, 1820
+ Obliquaria (Ellipsaria) ellipsaria Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio securis Lea, 1829

Plectomerus trapezoides (Lea, 1831)
+ Unio crassidens Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio dombeyana Valenciennes, 1827
+ Unio interruptus Say, 1831
+ Bariosta ponderosus Rafinesque, 1831

Plethobasus cyphyus (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio cyphia Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio aesopus Green, 1827
+ Unio cicatricosus Say, 1829
+ Unio varicosus Lea, 1831

Pleurobema catillus (Conrad, 1836)
+ Unio solidus Lea, 1838

Pleurobema clava (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Unio (Aximedia) elliptica Rafinesque, 1820
+ Obliquaria (Scalenaria) scalenia Rafinesque, 1820
+ Pleurobema mytiloides Rafinesque, 1820
+ Pleurobema cuneata Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio patulus Lea, 1829

Pleurobema coccineum paupercula (Simpson, 1900)
+ Quadrula (sec. Fusconaia) coccinea var. magnalacustris Simpson, 1914

Pleurobema cordata (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio obliqua Lamarck, 1819
+ Obliquaria (Sintoxia) lateralis Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio obovata Conrad, 1834

Pleurobema lewisi (Lea, 1861)

Pleurobema plenum (Lea, 1840)
+ Quadrula cordata Vanatta, 1915

Pleurobema pyramidatum (Lea, 1831)
+ Obliquaria rubra Rafinesque, 1820

Pleurobema simpsoni Vanatta, 1915
+ Unio striatus Lea, 1840
+ Unio modicus Lea, 1857
+ Unio amabilis Lea, 1865

Ptychobranchus fasciolare (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio phaseolus Hildreth, 1828

Quadrula metanevra (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio nodosus Barnes, 1823

Quadrula nodulata (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio pustulatus Lea, 1831

Quadrula pustulosa (Lea, 1831)
+ Obliquaria (Quadrula) retusa Rafinesque, 1820
+ Obliquaria (Quadrula) bullata Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio pernodosus Lea, 1845

Quadrula pustulosa prasina (Conrad, 1834)
+ Unio schoolcraftensis Lea, 1834

Quadrula quadrula (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio rugosus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio lacrymosus Lea, 1828
+ Unio asperrimus Lea, 1831

Quadrula verrucosa (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio tuberculatus Barnes, 1823

Strophitus rugosus (Swainson, 1822)
+ Alasmodonta edentula Say, 1829

Strophitus undulatus (Say, 1817)
+ Anodonta pensylvanica Lamarck, 1819

Truncilla donaciformis (Lea, 1828)
+ Unio (Leptodea) nervosa Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio zigzag Lea, 1829

Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio elegans Lea, 1831

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