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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 Vanatta (1915), 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

Vanatta, E.G. 1915. Rafinesque's types of Unio. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 67: 549-559.

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Attributed Species Names

Quadrula lachrymosa Swainson, 1840
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 378.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 177.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 256.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2(31-32): 497.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 9, sp. 33.
Call, 1895, Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 7: 21.
F.C. Baker, 1898, Bull. Chicago Acad. Sci. 3(1): 83, pl. 25, fig. 1; pl. 12, fig. 2.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 776.
Call, 1900, Ind. Dept. Geol. Nat. Res. (1899): 489.
Ortmann, 1909, Nautilus 22(10): 100.
Ortmann, 1909, Ann. Carnegie Mus. 5: 199.
Ortmann, 1910, Nautilus 23(11): 140.
Ortmann, 1910, Nautilus 23: 116.
Ortmann, 1912, Ann. Carnegie Mus. 8: 253.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 839, 841.
Vanatta, 1915, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 67: 556.
Ortmann & Walker, 1922, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (112): 14, 16.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 47.
F.C. Baker, 1928, Bull. Wisconsin Geol. Nat. Hist. Survey 70(2): 84.
R.I. Johnson, 1980, Bull. MCZ 149(2): 90.
Vidrine, 1993, Histr. Distr. Freshw. Mussels LA: 53.
Strayer & Jirka, 1997, Pearly Mussels NY (26): 98.
(error for Unio lacrymosus Lea, 1828)

Pleurobema conradi Vanatta, 1915
Vanatta, 1915, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 67: 559.
(new name for Unio maculatus Conrad, 1834)

Pleurobema simpsoni Vanatta, 1915
Vanatta, 1915, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 67: 559.
(new name for Unio striatus Lea, 1840)

Unio rafinesquei Vanatta, 1915
Vanatta, 1915, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 67: 559.
(new name for Unio fuscatus Lea, 1843)

Quadrula cordata Vanatta, 1915
‘Rafinesque’ Vanatta, 1915, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 67: 558.
(misidentified reference to Obovaria cordata Rafinesque, 1820)

Taxonomic Opinions

Cyprogenia stegaria Raf.
+ Obovaria stegaria var. tuberculata Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio irroratus Lea, 1828

Lampsilis alatus Say
+ Metaptera megaptera Rafinesque, 1820

Lampsilis cardium Raf.
+ Unio ventricosus Barnes, 1823

Lampsilis fragilis Raf.
+ Unio gracilis Barnes, 1823

Lampsilis leptodon Raf.

Lampsilis ligamentinus Lam.
+ Unio crassus Say, 1817
+ Unio (Elliptio) fasciata Rafinesque, 1820
+ Obliquaria pallens Rafinesque, 1831

Lampsilis luteolus Lam.
+ Lampsilis fasciola Rafinesque, 1820

Lampsilis rectus Lam.
+ Unio (Eurynia) latissima Rafinesque, 1820

Lastena lata Raf.

Obliquaria reflexa Raf.

Obovaria levigata Raf.
+ Unio lens Lea, 1831

Obovaria olivaria Raf.
+ Unio ellipsis Lea, 1828

Obovaria retusa Lam.
+ Obovaria torsa Rafinesque, 1820

Obovaria subrotunda Raf.
+ Obovaria striata Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio circulus Lea, 1829

Plagiola elegans Lea
+ Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820
+ Truncilla metaplata Rafinesque, 1831

Plagiola lineolata Raf.
+ Obliquaria (Plagiola) depressa Rafinesque, 1820
+ Obliquaria (Ellipsaria) ellipsaria Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio securis Lea, 1829

Pleurobema clava Lam.
+ Unio (Aximedia) elliptica Rafinesque, 1820
+ Obliquaria (Scalenaria) scalenia Rafinesque, 1820
+ Pleurobema cuneata Rafinesque, 1820
+ Pleurobema mytiloides Rafinesque, 1820

Pleurobema conradi n.n.
+ Unio maculatus Conrad, 1834

Pleurobema cyphya Raf.
+ Unio aesopus Green, 1827

Pleurobema simpsoni n.n.
+ Unio striatus Lea, 1840

Ptychobranchus fasciolaris Raf.
+ Unio phaseolus Hildreth, 1828

Quadrula cordata Raf.
+ Unio plenus Lea, 1840

Quadrula costata Raf.
+ Unio undulatus Barnes, 1823

Quadrula cylindrica Say
+ Unio (Eurynia) solenoides Rafinesque, 1820

Quadrula flava Raf.
+ Unio rubiginosus Lea, 1829

Quadrula metanevra Raf.

Quadrula nodulata Raf.
+ Unio pustulatus Lea, 1831

Quadrula obliqua Lam.
+ Obliquaria (Sintoxia) lateralis Rafinesque, 1820

Quadrula obovalis Raf.
+ Unio ebenus Lea, 1831

Quadrula pustulosa Lea
+ Obliquaria (Quadrula) retusa Rafinesque, 1820

Quadrula pustulosa pernodosa Lea
+ Obliquaria (Quadrula) bullata Rafinesque, 1820

Quadrula quadrula Raf.
+ Unio lacrymosus Lea, 1828

Quadrula rubra Raf.
+ Unio pyramidatus Lea, 1831

Quadrula sintoxia Raf.
+ Unio subrotundus Lea, 1831

Quadrula tuberculata Raf.

Symphynota viridis Raf.
+ Unio (Elliptio) viridis var. fuscata Rafinesque, 1820

Tritogonia verrucosa Raf.
+ Unio tuberculatus Barnes, 1823

Truncilla brevidens Lea
+ Obliquaria (Plagiola) interrupta Rafinesque, 1820

Truncilla flexuosa Raf.
+ Unio foliatus Hildreth, 1828

Truncilla obliquata Raf.
+ Unio sulcatus Lea, 1829

Truncilla torulosa Raf.
+ Amblema gibbosa Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio perplexus Lea, 1831

Truncilla triquetra Raf.

Unio buxeus Lea
+ Obliquaria (Rotundaria) pusilla Rafinesque, 1820

Unio crassidens Lam.
+ Unio (Elliptio) nigra Rafinesque, 1820

Unio dilatata Raf.
+ Obliquaria (Ellipsaria) sinuata Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio gibbosus Barnes, 1823

Unio rafinesquei n.n.
+ Unio fuscatus Lea, 1843

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