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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 (1837), 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. 1837. 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(9): 73-80, pls. 41-45.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio nodulatus Say, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(9): 80, pl. 45, fig. 1.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 13, sp. 51.
(reference to Obliquaria (Quadrula) nodulata Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio prasinus Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 44, pl. 3, fig.1.
Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(9): 79, pl. 44, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 255.

Unio obliqua Ferussac, 1835
‘Lamarck’ of Authors.
Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5: 28.
Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(9): 77, pl. 43, fig. 2.
(misidentified reference to Unio obliqua Lamarck, 1819)

Unio flavus Conrad, 1837
‘Rafinesque’ Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(9): 74, pl. 41, fig. 2.
(reference to Obliquaria (Quadrula) flava Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio subplanus Conrad, 1837
Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(9): 73, pl. 41, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 258.

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio apiculatus Say, 1829
+ Unio asper Lea, 1831

Unio capax Green, 1832
+ Symphynota globosa Lea, 1834

Unio flava (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio rubiginosus Lea, 1829

Unio nodulatus (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio pustulatus Lea, 1831

Unio obliquus Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio ebenus Lea, 1831
+ Unio obliqua Ferussac, 1835

Unio prasinus Conrad, 1834
+ Unio schoolcraftensis Lea, 1834

Unio rudis Conrad, 1837
+ Unio ravenelianus Lea, 1834

Unio subplanus Conrad, 1837

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