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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 Conrad (1836), 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

Conrad, T.A. 1836. Monography of the Family Unionidae, or naiades of Lamarck, (fresh water bivalve shells) or North America, illustrated by figures drawn on stone from nature 1(6): 49-56, pls. 26-30.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio fragilis Swainson, 1823
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Swainson, 1823, Zool. Illustr. 3(1): pl. 171.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(6): 55, pl. 30.
(reference to Unio (Leptodea) fragilis 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 gibbosus Ferussac, 1835
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5: 28.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(6): 50, pl. 27, fig. 1.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 11, sp. 41, figs. 41a-b.
(reference to Amblema gibbosa Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio gibbosus var. perobliquus Conrad, 1836
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(6): 51, pl. 27, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(8): back cover.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Amblema gibbosa Rafinesque, 1820)
Type(s): TYPE LOCALITY TYPE_LOCALITY_MP_008, Wabash River, Indiana.

Unio sageri Conrad, 1836
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(6): 53, pl. 29, fig. 1.

Unio niger Conrad, 1836
‘Rafinesque’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(6): 49, pl. 46.
‘Rafinesque’ Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 253.
(reference to Unio (Elliptio) nigra Rafinesque, 1820)

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio alatus Say, 1817
+ Metaptera megaptera Rafinesque, 1820

Unio fragilis Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio gracilis Barnes, 1823
+ Unio fragilis Swainson, 1823

Unio gibbosus (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Amblema torulosa Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio perplexus Lea, 1831

Unio gibbosus var. perobliquus Conrad, 1836

Unio lapillus Say, 1831
+ Unio fabalis Lea, 1831

Unio niger Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio crassidens Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio cuneatus Barnes, 1823

Unio sageri Conrad, 1836

Unio teres Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio anodontoides Lea, 1831

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