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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. (1998), 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., J.F. Quinn, A.E. Bogan, E.V. Coan, F.G. Hochberg et al. 1998. Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks. American Fisheries Society Special Publication (26). 526 pp.

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Attributed Species Names

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)

Taxonomic Opinions

Actinonaias ligamentina (Lamarck, 1819)

Actinonaias pectorosa (Conrad, 1834)

Alasmidonta arcula (Lea, 1838)

Alasmidonta atropurpurea (Rafinesque, 1831)

Alasmidonta heterodon (Lea, 1829)

Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1819

Alasmidonta mccordi Athearn, 1964

Alasmidonta raveneliana (Lea, 1834)

Alasmidonta robusta Clarke, 1981

Alasmidonta triangulata (Lea, 1858)

Alasmidonta undulata (Say, 1817)

Alasmidonta varicosa (Lamarck, 1819)

Alasmidonta viridis (Rafinesque, 1820)

Alasmidonta wrightiana (Walker, 1901)

Amblema elliottii (Lea, 1856)

Amblema neislerii (Lea, 1858)

Amblema plicata (Say, 1819)

Anodonta beringiana Middendorff, 1851

Anodonta californiensis (Lea, 1852)

Anodonta couperiana Lea, 1840

Anodonta dejecta Lewis, 1875

Anodonta heardi Gordon & Hoeh, 1995

Anodonta implicata Say, 1829

Anodonta kennerlyi (Lea, 1860)

Anodonta nuttalliana Lea, 1838

Anodonta oregonensis Lea, 1838

Anodonta suborbiculata Say, 1831

Anodontoides ferussaciana (Lea, 1834)

Anodontoides radiata (Conrad, 1834)

Arcidens confragosus (Say, 1829)

Arkansia wheeleri Ortmann & Walker, 1912

Corbicula fluminea (Müller, 1774)

Cumberlandia monodonta (Say, 1829)

Cyclonaias tuberculata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Cyprogenia aberti (Conrad, 1850)

Cyprogenia stegaria (Rafinesque, 1820)

Cyrtonaias tampicoensis (Lea, 1838)

Disconaias salinasensis (Simpson, 1908)

Dreissena bugensis Andrusov, 1897

Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771)

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 cistellaeformis (Lea, 1863)
+ Unio cistelliformis Simpson, 1900

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 errans (Lea, 1856)

Elliptio fisheriana (Lea, 1838)

Elliptio folliculata (Lea, 1838)

Elliptio fraterna (Lea, 1852)

Elliptio hepatica (Lea, 1859)

Elliptio hopetonensis (Lea, 1838)

Elliptio icterina (Conrad, 1834)

Elliptio jayensis (Lea, 1838)

Elliptio judithae Clarke, 1986

Elliptio lanceolata (Lea, 1828)

Elliptio lugubris (Lea, 1838)

Elliptio marsupiobesa Fuller, 1972

Elliptio mcmichaeli Clench & Turner, 1956

Elliptio monroensis (Lea, 1843)

Elliptio nigella (Lea, 1852)

Elliptio producta (Conrad, 1836)

Elliptio raveneli (Conrad, 1834)

Elliptio roanokensis (Lea, 1838)

Elliptio shepardiana (Lea, 1834)

Elliptio spinosa (Lea, 1836)

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 florentina walkeri (Wilson & H.W. Clark, 1914)

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)

Eupera cubensis (Prime, 1865)

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, 1901)

Fusconaia masoni (Conrad, 1834)

Fusconaia ozarkensis (Call, 1887)

Fusconaia subrotundus (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, 1984

Lampsilis haddletoni Athearn, 1964

Lampsilis higginsii (Lea, 1857)

Lampsilis hydiana (Lea, 1838)

Lampsilis ornata (Conrad, 1835)

Lampsilis ovata (Say, 1817)

Lampsilis perovalis (Conrad, 1834)

Lampsilis powellii (Lea, 1852)

Lampsilis radiata conspicua (Lea, 1872)

Lampsilis radiata radiata (Gmelin, 1791)

Lampsilis rafinesqueana Frierson, 1927

Lampsilis reeveiana brevicula (Call, 1887)

Lampsilis reeveiana brittsi Simpson, 1900

Lampsilis reeveiana reeviana [sic] (Lea, 1852)

Lampsilis satura (Lea, 1852)

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 decoratus (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, 1837)

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, R.I., 1983

Medionidus acutissimus (Lea, 1831)

Medionidus conradicus (Lea, 1834)

Medionidus mcglameriae van der Schalie, 1939
+ Medionidus macglameriae Turgeon et al., 1988

Medionidus parvulus (Lea, 1860)

Medionidus penicillatus (Lea, 1857)

Medionidus simpsonianus Walker, 1905

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

Megalonaias nervosa (Rafinesque, 1820)

Musculium lacustre (Müller, 1774)

Musculium partumeium (Say, 1822)

Musculium securis (Prime, 1852)

Musculium transversum (Say, 1829)

Mytilopsis leucophaeata (Conrad, 1831)

Mytilopsis sallei (Récluz, 1849)

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)

Pisidium adamsi Stimpson, 1851

Pisidium amnicum (Müller, 1774)

Pisidium casertanum (Poli, 1791)

Pisidium compressum Prime, 1852

Pisidium conventus Clessin, 1877

Pisidium cruciatum Sterki, 1895

Pisidium dubium (Say, 1817)

Pisidium equilaterale Prime, 1852

Pisidium fallax Sterki, 1896

Pisidium ferrugineum Prime, 1852

Pisidium henslowanum (Sheppard, 1825)

Pisidium idahoense E.W. Roper, 1890

Pisidium insigne Gabb, 1868

Pisidium lilljeborgi Clessin, 1886

Pisidium milium Held, 1836

Pisidium nitidum Jenyns, 1832

Pisidium punctatum Sterki, 1895

Pisidium punctiferum (Guppy, 1867)

Pisidium rotundatum Prime, 1852

Pisidium sanguinichristi Taylor, 1987

Pisidium subtruncatum Malm, 1855

Pisidium supinum Schmidt, 1850

Pisidium ultramontanum Prime, 1865

Pisidium variabile Prime, 1852

Pisidium ventricosum Prime, 1851

Pisidium walkeri Sterki, 1895

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 collina (Conrad, 1836)

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 hagleri (Frierson, 1900)

Pleurobema hanleyianum (Lea, 1852)

Pleurobema johannis (Lea, 1859)

Pleurobema marshalli Frierson, 1927

Pleurobema murrayense (Lea, 1868)

Pleurobema nucleopsis (Conrad, 1849)

Pleurobema oviforme (Conrad, 1834)

Pleurobema perovatum (Conrad, 1834)

Pleurobema plenum (Lea, 1840)

Pleurobema pyriforme (Lea, 1857)

Pleurobema riddellii (Lea, 1862)

Pleurobema rubellum (Conrad, 1834)

Pleurobema rubrum (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio pyramidatus Lea, 1831

Pleurobema sintoxia (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio coccineus Conrad, 1836

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

Pleurobema taitianum (Lea, 1834)

Pleurobema troschelianum (Lea, 1852)

Pleurobema verum (Lea, 1861)

Polymesoda caroliniana (Bosc, 1801)

Polymesoda maritima (d’Orbigny, 1842)

Popenaias popeii (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 greenii (Conrad, 1834)

Ptychobranchus jonesi (van der Schalie, 1934)

Ptychobranchus occidentalis (Conrad, 1836)

Ptychobranchus subtentum (Say, 1825)

Pyganodon cataracta (Say, 1817)

Pyganodon fragilis (Lamarck, 1819)

Pyganodon gibbosa (Say, 1824)

Pyganodon grandis (Say, 1829)

Pyganodon lacustris (Lea, 1857)

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, 1922)

Quincuncina infucata (Conrad, 1834)

Quincuncina mitchelli (Simpson in Dall, 1896)

Simpsonaias ambigua (Say, 1825)

Sphaerium corneum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Sphaerium fabale (Prime, 1852)

Sphaerium nitidum Westerlund, 1876

Sphaerium occidentale (J. Lewis, 1856)

Sphaerium patella (Gould, 1850)

Sphaerium rhomboideum (Say, 1822)

Sphaerium simile (Say, 1817)

Sphaerium striatinum (Lamarck, 1818)

Strophitus connasaugaensis (Lea, 1858)

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 texasiensis (Lea, 1857)

Tritogonia verrucosa (Rafinesque, 1820)

Truncilla cognata (Lea, 1860)

Truncilla donaciformis (Lea, 1828)

Truncilla macrodon (Lea, 1859)

Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820

Uniomerus carolinianus (Bosc, 1801)
+ Unio obesus Lea, 1831

Uniomerus declivis (Say, 1831)
+ Unio excultus Conrad, 1838

Uniomerus tetralasmus (Say, 1831)

Utterbackia imbecillis (Say, 1829)

Utterbackia peggyae (Johnson, R.I., 1965)

Utterbackia peninsularis Bogan & Hoeh, 1995

Venustaconcha ellipsiformis (Conrad, 1836)

Venustaconcha pleasii (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, 1838)

Villosa vibex (Conrad, 1834)

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

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