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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 (1840), 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. 1840. 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(12): 103-110, pls. 57-60.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio trabalis Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 27, pl. 3, fig. 5.
Conrad, 1840, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(12): 110, pl. 60, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 259.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_56481, Flint River, Ala.

Unio collinus Conrad, 1837
Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(8): 65, pl. 36, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1840, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(12): 109, pl. 60, figs. 3.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 247.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_41007, Rockbridge Co., Va.

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 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 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 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 collinus Conrad, 1837

Unio cuneus Conrad, 1838

Unio heros Say, 1829
+ Unio undulatus Say, 1831
+ Unio multiplicatus Lea, 1831

Unio lenis Conrad, 1838

Unio metastriatus Conrad, 1838

Unio planilateris Conrad, 1838

Unio saxeus Conrad, 1838

Unio trabalis Conrad, 1834

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