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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 Say (1834), 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

Say. 1834. American Conchology, or Descriptions of the Shells of North America 6: pls. 51-60.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio phaseolus Hildreth, 1828
Hildreth, 1828, Amer. J. Sci. 14: 283.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: pl. 22.

Unio apiculatus Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(20): 309, sp. 8.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: pl. 52.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 131, 207, 225.

Unio nexus Say, 1831
Say, 1831, Transylvania J. Med. Assoc. Sci. 4: 527.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: pl. 51.

Unio ohiensis Say, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: [synonymy].
(reference to Anodonta (Lastena) ohiensis Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio retusus Say, 1834
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
(misidentified reference to Unio retusa Lamarck, 1819)

Unio obovalis Say, 1834
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: [unpaginated].
(reference to Obovaria obovalis Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio dilatatus Say, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(5): 42, pl. 21.
(reference to Unio (Eurynia) dilatata Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio laevigatus Say, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: [no pagination].
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 70.
Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5: 28.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 59.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 57.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 251.
Ortmann, 1921, Mem. Carnegie Mus. 8: 92.
(error for Unio (Aximedia) levigata Rafinesque, 1820)

Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1834
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
(misidentified reference to Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1818)

Unio scalenius Say, 1834
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
(misidentified reference to Obliquaria (Scalenaria) scalenia Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio fasciolus Say, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(3): 26, pl. 11, fig. 2.
(reference to Lampsilis fasciola Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio ellipsarius Say, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: 224.
(misidentified reference to Obliquaria (Ellipsaria) ellipsaria Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio quadrulus Say, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: pl. 53.
Conrad, 1840, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(13): 112, pl. 62.
(reference to Obliquaria (Quadrula) quadrula Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio teres Say, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(6): 52, pl. 28.
(reference to Unio (Eurynia) teres Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio nodulatus Say, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(9): 80, pl. 45, fig. 1.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 13, sp. 51.
(reference to Obliquaria (Quadrula) nodulata Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio stegarius Say, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5: 28.
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(10): 83, pl. 46, fig. 1.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 12, sp. 45.
(reference to Obovaria stegaria Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio lineolatus Say, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
‘Rafinesque’ Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: pl. 68.
‘Rafinesque’ Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 70.
(reference to Obliquaria (Plagiola) lineolata Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio truncatus Say, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: .
‘Rafinesque’ Say, 1838, Amer. Conch. 7: pl. 67.
(reference to Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio verrucosus Say, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
‘Rafinesque’ Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
‘Rafinesque’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 1, sp. 4.
(reference to Obliquaria (Ellipsaria) verrucosa Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio obliquatus Say, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 70.
(reference to Obliquaria (Scalenaria) obliquata Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio cuneatus Say, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
(reference to Pleurobema cuneata Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio triagularis Say, 1834
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
(misidentified reference to Unio triangularis Barnes, 1823)

Unio nodulosus Say, 1834
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
(misidentified reference to Mya nodulosa Wood, 1815)

Unio interruptus Conrad, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 69.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5: 28.
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(10): 88, pl. 48.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 14, sp. 56.
(misidentified reference to Obliquaria (Plagiola) interrupta Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio nervosa Conrad, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 70.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
Lapham, 1852, Trans. WI Agri. Soc. 2: 369.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 48.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 252.
(misidentified reference to Unio (Leptodea) nervosa Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio politus Conrad, 1837
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??. [nomen nudum]
Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(8): 67, pl. 37, fig. 2.

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