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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 B.H. Wright (1888), 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

Wright, B.H. 1888. Check List of North American Unionidae and Other Fresh Water Bivalves. 8 pp. (un paginated).

Attributed Species Names

Unio augustatus Ferussac, 1835
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5: 26.
B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List N. Amer. Unionidae etc.: [1].
(error for Unio angustatus Lea, 1831)

Unio sayanus Conrad, 1838
‘Ward’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): 102, pl. 56, fig. 2.
B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List N. Amer. Unionidae etc.: unnumbered p. 5.
(error for Unio sayii Tappan, 1839)

Margaron (Unio) dollabelloides Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 35.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 56.
‘Lea’ B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List N. Amer. Unionidae etc.: [2].
‘Lea’ Zanatta & Murphy, 2006, MPE 41(1): 197 [as ‘Lexingtonia’].
(error for Unio dolabelloides Lea, 1840)

Unio calimatorum Lea, 1852
‘Morelet’ Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 39.
‘Morelet’ Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 63.
‘More.’ B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List N. Amer. Unionidae etc.: [2].
(error for Unio calamitarum Morelet, 1849)

Anodonta shafferiana Lea, 1870
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 81.
Clessin, 1873, Conchyl. Cab. 9(1): 243, pl. 17, figs. 5-7.
B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List N. Amer. Unionidae etc.: unnumbered p. 7.
Call, 1895, Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 7: 60.
Utterback, 1916, Amer. Midl. Nat. 4(7): 311.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 23.
(error for Anodonta shaefferiana Lea, 1852)

Unio stearnsii B.H. Wright, 1888
B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List N. Amer. Unionidae etc.: unnumbered p. 5. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): NOMEN NUDUM ANSP_56495, Blue Spring Landing, St. John’s R., Fla.

Unio conasangœnsis B.H. Wright, 1888
‘Lea’ B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List N. Amer. Unionidae etc.: [2].
(error for Unio conasaugaensis Lea, 1872)

Unio diasensis B.H. Wright, 1888
‘Wright’ B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List N. Amer. Unionidae etc.: [2]. [nomen nudum]
(error for Unio diazensis S.H. Wright, 1897)

Unio distens B.H. Wright, 1888
‘Anth.’ B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List N. Amer. Unionidae etc.: [2].
(error for Unio distans J.G. Anthony, 1865)

Unio columbiensis B.H. Wright, 1888
‘Lea’ of Authors.
B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List N. Amer. Unionidae etc.: [2].
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 148.
(error for Unio columbensis Lea, 1857)

Unio simpsoni B.H. Wright, 1888
B.H. Wright, 1888, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 40: 117, pl. 5, fig. 1.
B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List N. Amer. Unionidae etc.: unnumbered p. 5.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_151038, Lake Woodruff, Fla.

Unio insitatus B.H. Wright, 1888
‘Lea’ B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List N. Amer. Unionidae etc.: unnumbered p. 3.
(error for Unio inusitatis Lea, 1859)

Unio catilus B.H. Wright, 1888
‘Conrad’ of Authors.
B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List N. Amer. Unionidae etc.: [2].
Ortmann, 1924, Amer. Midl. Nat. 9(1): 38.
(error for Unio catillus Conrad, 1836)

Unio diazensis S.H. Wright, 1897
B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List N. Amer. Unionidae etc.: [2] [as ‘diasensis’]. [nomen nudum]
S.H. Wright, 1897, Nautilus 11: 5.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_149652, Lake Diaz, Volusia Co., Florida.

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio abacus Hald.

Unio abbevillensis Lea

Unio aberrans Lea

Unio aberti Con.

Unio acuens Lea

Unio acutissimus Lea

Unio affinis Lea

Unio aheneus Lea

Unio alatus Say

Unio altilis Con.

Unio altus Con.

Unio amabilis Lea

Unio amplus Lea

Unio amygdalum Lea

Unio amœnus Lea

Unio anaticulus Lea

Unio andersonensis Lea

Unio anodontoides Lea

Unio anthonyi Lea

Unio apicinus Lea

Unio apiculatus Say

Unio appressus Lea

Unio approximus Lea

Unio aquilus Lea

Unio aratus Lea

Unio arctatus Con.

Unio arctior Lea

Unio arcus Con.

Unio arcæformis Lea

Unio argenteus Lea

Unio arkansasensis Lea

Unio arquatus Con.

Unio asper Lea

Unio asperatus Lea

Unio asperrimus Lea

Unio atrocostatus Lea

Unio atromarginatus Lea

Unio attenuatus Lea

Unio augustatus [sic] Lea

Unio aureus Lea

Unio averellii Wright, 1888

Unio averyi Lea

Unio aztecorum Phil.

Unio bairdianus Lea

Unio baldwinensis Lea

Unio barnesianus Lea

Unio barrattii Lea

Unio basalis Lea

Unio beadleianus Lea

Unio bealei Lea

Unio beaverensis Lea

Unio bellulus Lea

Unio berlandierii Lea

Unio biangulatus Lea

Unio biemarginatus Lea

Unio bigbyensis Lea

Unio binneyi Lea

Unio bisselianus Lea

Unio blandianus Lea

Unio blandingianus Lea

Unio borealis A.F. Gray

Unio bournianus Lea

Unio boydianus Lea

Unio boykinianus Lea

Unio bracteatus Gld.

Unio brazosensis Lea

Unio brevidens Lea

Unio brevis Lea

Unio brumbyanus Lea

Unio buckleyi Lea

Unio buddianus Lea

Unio bulbosus Lea

Unio burkensis Lea

Unio buxeus Lea

Unio cacao Lea

Unio cahabensis Lea

Unio caldwellii Lea

Unio caliginosus Lea

Unio calimitarum [sic] More.

Unio callosus Lea

Unio camelopardilis Lea

Unio camelus Lea

Unio camptodon Say

Unio canadensis Lea

Unio capax Green

Unio caperatus Lea

Unio capsæformis Lea

Unio cariosus Say

Unio castaneus Lea

Unio castus Lea

Unio catawbensis Lea

Unio catilus [sic] Con.

Unio cerinus Con.

Unio charlottensis Lea

Unio chathamensis Lea

Unio chattanoogaensis Lea

Unio chickasawhensis Lea

Unio chunii Lea

Unio cicatricosus Say

Unio cicur Lea

Unio cincinnatiensis Lea

Unio cinnamomicus Lea

Unio circulus Lea

Unio circumactus Lea

Unio cirratus Lea

Unio cistelæformis Lea

Unio claibornensis Lea

Unio clarkianus Lea

Unio clavus Lam.

Unio clinchensis Lea

Unio coccineus Lea

Unio cognatus Lea

Unio collinus Con.

Unio coloradoensis Lea

Unio columbiensis [sic] Lea

Unio compactus Lea

Unio complanatus Sol.

Unio compressissimus Lea

Unio conasangœnsis [sic] Lea

Unio concavus Lea

Unio concestator Lea

Unio concolor Lea

Unio confertus Lea

Unio congaræus Lea

Unio conradianus Lea

Unio consanguineus Lea

Unio conspicuus Lea

Unio constrictus Con.

Unio contiguus Lea

Unio contractus Lea

Unio cooperianus Lea

Unio copei Lea

Unio cor Con.

Unio cordatus Raf.

Unio corneus Lea

Unio cornutus Barn.

Unio coruscus Gld.

Unio corvinus Lea

Unio corvunculus Lea

Unio corvus Lea

Unio couchianus Lea

Unio crapulus Lea

Unio crassidens Lam.
+ Unio niger Conrad, 1836

Unio crebrivittatus Lea

Unio creperus Lea

Unio crocatus Lea

Unio cromwellii Lea

Unio crudus Lea

Unio cumberlandicus Lea

Unio cuneolus Lea

Unio cuneus Con.

Unio cunninghamii [sic] Wright

Unio cuprinus Lea

Unio curatus Lea

Unio curtus Lea

Unio curvatus Lea

Unio cuspidatus Lea

Unio cuvierianus Lea

Unio cylindrellus Lea

Unio cylindricus Say

Unio cyrenoides Phil.

Unio cælatus Con.

Unio dactylus Lea

Unio dallii Wright

Unio dariensis Lea

Unio datus Lea

Unio decisus Lea

Unio declivis Say

Unio decoratus Lea

Unio decumbens Lea

Unio delphinulus More.

Unio delumbis Con.

Unio denigratus Lea

Unio depygis Con.

Unio deviatus Anth.

Unio diasensis [sic] Wright

Unio differtus Lea

Unio difficilis Lea

Unio digitatus More.

Unio discrepans Lea

Unio discus Lea

Unio dispansus Lea

Unio dispar Lea

Unio dissimilis Lea

Unio distens [sic] Anth.

Unio diversus Con.

Unio dolabrœformis [sic] Lea

Unio doliaris Lea

Unio dollabelloides [sic] Lea

Unio æquatus Lea

Unio æruginosus More.

Unio æsopus Green

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