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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 Turgeon et al. (1988), 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

Turgeon, D.D., A.E. Bogan, E.V. Coan, W.K. Emerson, W.G. Lyons et al. 1988. Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks. American Fisheries Society Special Publication (16). 277 pp.

Attributed Species Names

Anodonta nuttaliana Hanley, 1843
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 216.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 14.
Turgeon et al., 1988, Am. Fisher. Soc. Spec. Publ. (16): 28.
Williams et al., 1993, Fisheries 18(9): 10.
(error for Anodonta nuttalliana Lea, 1838)

Unio reevianus Conrad, 1853
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 256.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 538.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 74.
Utterback, 1916, Amer. Midl. Nat. 4(10): 449.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 73.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 437.
R.I. Johnson, 1980, Bull. MCZ 149(2): 132.
Oesch, 1984, Missouri Naiades: 225.
Turgeon et al., 1988, Am. Fisher. Soc. Spec. Publ. (16): 31.
Williams et al., 1993, Fisheries 18(9): 12.
Turgeon et al., 1998, Am. Fisher. Soc. Spec. Publ. (26): 35.
Graf & Cummings, 2007, J. Moll. Studies 73: 305.
Bogan, 2010, FADA: [web].
Cummings & Graf, 2010, Ecol. Class. N. Amer. FW Inverts.: 376.
Haag, 2012, N. Amer. Freshw. Mussels: 71 [as ‘Lampsilis reeviana’].
(error for Unio reeveianus Lea, 1852)

Unio hanleyanus Conrad, 1853
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 250.
Sowerby, 1866, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 46, sp. 249.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 759.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 780.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 42, sp. 175.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 256.
Burch, 1975, Freshw. Unio. North Amer.: 13.
Turgeon et al., 1988, Am. Fisher. Soc. Spec. Publ. (16): 32.
Williams et al., 1993, Fisheries 18(9): 13.
Parmalee & Bogan, 1998, The Freshwater Mussels of Tennessee: 184.
Lydeard et al., 1999, Gulf Mex. Sci. 17(2): 129.
(error for Unio hanleyianus Lea, 1852)

Alasmidonta maccordi Turgeon et al., 1988
Turgeon et al., 1988, Am. Fisher. Soc. Spec. Publ. (16): 28.
(error for Alasmidonta mccordi Athearn, 1964)

Medionidus macglameriae Turgeon et al., 1988
‘van der Schalie’ of Authors.
Turgeon et al., 1988, Am. Fisher. Soc. Spec. Publ. (16): 31.
Williams et al., 1993, Fisheries 18(9): 13.
(error for Medionidus mcglameriae van der Schalie, 1939)

Taxonomic Opinions

Actinonaias ligamentina (Lamarck, 1819)

Actinonaias pectorosa (Conrad, 1834)

Alasmidonta arcula (Lea, 1838)

Alasmidonta atropurpureum (Rafinesque, 1831)

Alasmidonta heterodon (Lea, 1829)

Alasmidonta maccordi Athearn, 1964

Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1819

Alasmidonta raveneliana (Lea, 1834)

Alasmidonta robusta Clarke, 1981

Alasmidonta undulata (Say, 1817)

Alasmidonta varicosa (Lamarck, 1819)

Alasmidonta viridis (Rafinesque, 1820)

Alasmidonta wrightiana (Walker, 1901)

Amblema neislerii (Lea, 1858)

Amblema plicata perplicata (Conrad, 1841)

Amblema plicata plicata (Say, 1817)

Anodonta beringiana Middendorff, 1851

Anodonta californiensis (Lea, 1852)

Anodonta cataracta cataracta Say, 1817

Anodonta cataracta fragilis Lamarck, 1819

Anodonta cataracta marginata Say, 1817

Anodonta couperiana (Lea, 1842)

Anodonta gibbosa Say, 1824

Anodonta grandis Say, 1829

Anodonta imbecillis Say, 1829

Anodonta implicata Say, 1829

Anodonta kennerlyi (Lea, 1860)

Anodonta nuttaliana [sic] Lea, 1838

Anodonta oregonensis Lea, 1838

Anodonta peggyae Johnson, R.I., 1965

Anodonta suborbiculata Say, 1831

Anodontoides ferussacianus (Lea, 1834)

Anodontoides radiatus (Conrad, 1834)

Arcidens confragosus (Say, 1829)

Arkansia wheeleri Ortmann & Walker, 1912

Cumberlandia monodonta (Say, 1829)

Cyprogenia aberti (Conrad, 1850)

Cyprogenia stegaria (Rafinesque, 1820)

Cyrtonaias tampicoensis (Lea, 1838)

Disconaias salinasensis (Simpson, 1908)

Dromus dromas (Lea, 1834)

Ellipsaria lineolata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Elliptio ahenea (Lea, 1843)

Elliptio angustata (Lea, 1831)

Elliptio arca (Conrad, 1834)

Elliptio arctata (Conrad, 1834)

Elliptio buckleyi (Lea, 1841)

Elliptio chipolaensis Walker, 1905

Elliptio cistelliformis [sic] (Lea, 1863)

Elliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786)

Elliptio congaraea (Lea, 1831)

Elliptio crassidens (Lamarck, 1819)

Elliptio dariensis (Lea, 1842)

Elliptio dilatata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Elliptio downiei (Lea, 1858)

Elliptio fisheriana (Lea, 1838)

Elliptio folliculata (Lea, 1838)

Elliptio fraterna (Lea, 1852)

Elliptio hopetonensis (Lea, 1838)

Elliptio icterina (Conrad, 1834)

Elliptio jayensis (Lea, 1838)

Elliptio lanceolata (Lea, 1828)

Elliptio macmichaeli [sic] Clench & Turner, 1956

Elliptio marsupiobesa Fuller, 1972

Elliptio nigella (Lea, 1853)

Elliptio producta (Conrad, 1834)

Elliptio raveneli (Conrad, 1834)

Elliptio roanokensis (Lea, 1838)

Elliptio shepardiana (Lea, 1834)

Elliptio spinosa (Lea, 1838)

Elliptio steinstansana Johnson & Clarke, 1983

Elliptio waccamawensis (Lea, 1863)

Elliptio waltoni (Wright, B.H., 1888)

Elliptoideus sloatianus (Lea, 1840)

Epioblasma arcaeformis (Lea, 1831)

Epioblasma biemarginata (Lea, 1857)

Epioblasma brevidens (Lea, 1831)

Epioblasma capsaeformis (Lea, 1834)

Epioblasma flexuosa (Rafinesque, 1820)

Epioblasma florentina curtisi (Utterback, 1915)

Epioblasma florentina florentina (Lea, 1857)

Epioblasma haysiana (Lea, 1834)

Epioblasma lenior (Lea, 1840)

Epioblasma lewisii (Walker, 1910)

Epioblasma metastriata (Conrad, 1840)

Epioblasma obliquata obliquata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Epioblasma obliquata perobliqua (Conrad, 1838)

Epioblasma othcaloogensis (Lea, 1857)

Epioblasma penita (Conrad, 1834)

Epioblasma personata (Say, 1829)

Epioblasma propinqua (Lea, 1857)

Epioblasma sampsonii (Lea, 1862)

Epioblasma stewardsoni (Lea, 1852)

Epioblasma torulosa gubernaculum (Reeve, 1856)

Epioblasma torulosa rangiana (Lea, 1838)

Epioblasma torulosa torulosa (Rafinesque, 1820)

Epioblasma triquetra (Rafinesque, 1820)

Epioblasma turgidula (Lea, 1858)

Epioblasma walkeri (Wilson & Clark, 1914)

Fusconaia askewi (Marsh, 1896)

Fusconaia barnesiana (Lea, 1838)

Fusconaia cerina (Conrad, 1838)

Fusconaia cor (Conrad, 1834)

Fusconaia cuneolus (Lea, 1840)

Fusconaia ebena (Lea, 1831)

Fusconaia escambia Clench & Turner, 1956

Fusconaia flava (Rafinesque, 1820)

Fusconaia lananensis (Frierson, 1900)

Fusconaia masoni (Conrad, 1834)

Fusconaia ozarkensis (Call, 1887)

Fusconaia subrotunda (Lea, 1831)

Fusconaia succissa (Lea, 1852)

Glebula rotundata (Lamarck, 1819)

Gonidea angulata (Lea, 1838)

Hemistena lata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Lampsilis abrupta (Say, 1831)

Lampsilis altilis (Conrad, 1834)

Lampsilis australis Simpson, 1900

Lampsilis binominata Simpson, 1900

Lampsilis bracteata (Gould, 1855)

Lampsilis cardium Rafinesque, 1820

Lampsilis cariosa (Say, 1817)

Lampsilis dolabraeformis (Lea, 1838)

Lampsilis fasciola Rafinesque, 1820

Lampsilis fullerkati Johnson, R.I., 1984

Lampsilis haddletoni Athearn, 1964

Lampsilis higginsi (Lea, 1857)

Lampsilis hydiana (Lea, 1838)

Lampsilis ornatus (Conrad, 1835)

Lampsilis ovata (Say, 1817)

Lampsilis perovalis (Conrad, 1834)

Lampsilis powelli (Lea, 1853)

Lampsilis radiata conspicua (Lea, 1872)

Lampsilis radiata radiata (Gmelin, 1791)

Lampsilis rafinesqueana Frierson, 1927

Lampsilis reeviana [sic] brevicula (Call, 1887)

Lampsilis reeviana [sic] brittsi Simpson, 1900

Lampsilis reeviana reeviana [sic] (Lea, 1852)

Lampsilis satura (Lea, 1853)

Lampsilis siliquoidea (Barnes, 1823)

Lampsilis splendida (Lea, 1838)

Lampsilis straminea claibornensis (Lea, 1838)

Lampsilis straminea straminea (Conrad, 1834)

Lampsilis streckeri Frierson, 1927

Lampsilis subangulata (Lea, 1840)

Lampsilis teres (Rafinesque, 1820)

Lampsilis virescens (Lea, 1858)

Lasmigona complanata alabamensis (Clarke, 1985)

Lasmigona complanata complanata (Barnes, 1823)

Lasmigona compressa (Lea, 1829)

Lasmigona costata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Lasmigona decorata (Lea, 1852)

Lasmigona holstonia (Lea, 1838)

Lasmigona subviridis (Conrad, 1835)

Lemiox rimosus (Rafinesque, 1831)

Leptodea fragilis (Rafinesque, 1820)

Leptodea leptodon (Rafinesque, 1820)

Leptodea ochracea (Say, 1817)

Lexingtonia dolabelloides (Lea, 1840)

Lexingtonia subplana (Conrad, 1834)

Ligumia nasuta (Say, 1817)

Ligumia recta (Lamarck, 1819)

Ligumia subrostrata (Say, 1831)

Margaritifera falcata (Gould, 1850)

Margaritifera hembeli (Conrad, 1838)

Margaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)

Margaritifera marrianae Johnson, 1983

Medionidus acutissimus (Lea, 1831)

Medionidus conradicus (Lea, 1834)

Medionidus macglameriae [sic] van der Schalie, 1939

Medionidus parvulus (Lea, 1860)

Medionidus penicillatus (Lea, 1857)

Medionidus simpsonianus Walker, 1905

Medionidus walkeri (Wright, S.H., 1897)

Megalonaias boykiniana (Lea, 1840)

Megalonaias nervosa (Rafinesque, 1820)

Obliquaria reflexa Rafinesque, 1820

Obovaria jacksoniana (Frierson, 1912)

Obovaria olivaria (Rafinesque, 1820)

Obovaria retusa (Lamarck, 1819)

Obovaria rotulata (Wright, B.H., 1899)

Obovaria subrotunda (Rafinesque, 1820)

Obovaria unicolor (Lea, 1845)

Pegias fabula (Lea, 1838)

Plectomerus dombeyanus (Valenciennes, 1827)

Plethobasus cicatricosus (Say, 1829)

Plethobasus cooperianus (Lea, 1834)

Plethobasus cyphyus (Rafinesque, 1820)

Pleurobema altum (Conrad, 1854)

Pleurobema avellanum Simpson, 1900

Pleurobema beadleianum (Lea, 1861)

Pleurobema bournianum (Lea, 1840)

Pleurobema chattanoogaense (Lea, 1858)

Pleurobema clava (Lamarck, 1819)

Pleurobema coccineum (Conrad, 1834 [sic])

Pleurobema collina (Conrad, 1837)

Pleurobema cordatum (Rafinesque, 1820)

Pleurobema curtum (Lea, 1859)

Pleurobema decisum (Lea, 1831)

Pleurobema flavidulum (Lea, 1861)

Pleurobema furvum (Conrad, 1834)

Pleurobema georgianum (Lea, 1841)

Pleurobema gibberum (Lea, 1838)

Pleurobema hanleyanum [sic] (Lea, 1852)

Pleurobema johannis (Lea, 1859)

Pleurobema marshalli Frierson, 1927

Pleurobema murrayense (Lea, 1868)

Pleurobema nucleopse (Conrad, 1849)

Pleurobema oviforme (Conrad, 1834)

Pleurobema perovatum (Conrad, 1834)

Pleurobema plenum (Lea, 1840)

Pleurobema pyramidatum (Lea, 1831)

Pleurobema pyriforme (Lea, 1857)

Pleurobema riddelli (Lea, 1861)

Pleurobema rubellum (Conrad, 1834)

Pleurobema strodeanum (Wright, B.H., 1898)

Pleurobema taitianum (Lea, 1834)

Pleurobema troschelianum (Lea, 1852)

Pleurobema verum (Lea, 1861)

Popenaias popei (Lea, 1857)

Potamilus alatus (Say, 1817)

Potamilus amphichaenus (Frierson, 1898)

Potamilus capax (Green, 1832)

Potamilus inflatus (Lea, 1831)

Potamilus ohiensis (Rafinesque, 1820)

Potamilus purpuratus (Lamarck, 1819)

Ptychobranchus fasciolaris (Rafinesque, 1820)

Ptychobranchus greeni (Conrad, 1834)

Ptychobranchus jonesi (van der Schalie, 1934 )

Ptychobranchus occidentalis (Conrad, 1836)

Ptychobranchus subtentum (Say, 1825)

Quadrula apiculata (Say, 1829)

Quadrula asperata (Lea, 1861)

Quadrula aurea (Lea, 1859)

Quadrula couchiana (Lea, 1860)

Quadrula cylindrica cylindrica (Say, 1817)

Quadrula cylindrica strigillata (Wright, B.H., 1898)

Quadrula fragosa (Conrad, 1836)

Quadrula houstonensis (Lea, 1859)

Quadrula intermedia (Conrad, 1836)

Quadrula metanevra (Rafinesque, 1820)

Quadrula nodulata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Quadrula petrina (Gould, 1855)

Quadrula pustulosa mortoni (Conrad, 1836)

Quadrula pustulosa pustulosa (Lea, 1831)

Quadrula quadrula (Rafinesque, 1820)

Quadrula refulgens (Lea, 1868)

Quadrula rumphiana (Lea, 1852)

Quadrula sparsa (Lea, 1841)

Quadrula stapes (Lea, 1831)

Quadrula tuberosa (Lea, 1840)

Quincuncina burkei Walker in Ortmann & Walker, 1922

Quincuncina infucata (Conrad, 1834)

Quincuncina mitchelli (Simpson, 1896)

Simpsonaias ambigua (Say, 1825)

Strophitus connasaugaensis (Lea, 1857)

Strophitus subvexus (Conrad, 1834)

Strophitus undulatus (Say, 1817)

Toxolasma corvunculus (Lea, 1868)

Toxolasma cylindrellus (Lea, 1868)

Toxolasma lividus Rafinesque, 1831

Toxolasma mearnsi (Simpson, 1900)

Toxolasma parvus (Barnes, 1823)

Toxolasma paulus (Lea, 1840)

Toxolasma pullus (Conrad, 1838)

Toxolasma texasensis (Lea, 1857)

Tritogonia verrucosa (Rafinesque, 1820)

Truncilla cognata (Lea, 1860)

Truncilla donaciformis (Lea, 1828)

Truncilla macrodon (Lea, 1859)

Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820

Uniomerus caroliniana (Bosc, 1801)

Uniomerus declivis (Say, 1832)

Uniomerus excultus (Conrad, 1838)

Uniomerus obesus (Lea, 1831)

Uniomerus tetralasmus (Say, 1831)

Venustaconcha ellipsiformis (Conrad, 1836)

Venustaconcha pleasi (Marsh, 1891)

Villosa amygdala (Lea, 1843)

Villosa arkansasensis (Lea, 1862)

Villosa choctawensis Athearn, 1964

Villosa constricta (Conrad, 1838)

Villosa delumbis (Conrad, 1834)

Villosa fabalis (Lea, 1831)

Villosa iris (Lea, 1829)

Villosa lienosa (Conrad, 1834)

Villosa nebulosa (Conrad, 1834)

Villosa ortmanni (Walker, 1925)

Villosa perpurpurea (Lea, 1861)

Villosa taeniata (Conrad, 1834)

Villosa trabalis (Conrad, 1834)

Villosa vanuxemensis umbrans (Lea, 1857)

Villosa vanuxemensis vanuxemensis (Lea, 1838)

Villosa vaughaniana (Lea, 1836)

Villosa vibex (Conrad, 1834)

Villosa villosa (Wright, B.H., 1898)

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