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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(5): 41-48, pls. 21-25.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio dilatatus Say, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(5): 42, pl. 21.
(reference to Unio (Eurynia) dilatata Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio cordatus Conrad, 1836
‘Raf.’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(5): 48, pl. 25.
(misidentified reference to Obovaria cordata Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio caridacea Conrad, 1836
‘Guérin’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(5): 41.
(error for Unio cardiacea Guérin, 1823)

Unio declivis Conrad, 1836
‘Say’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(5): 45, pl. 23, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): back cover correginda [as ‘U. sayanus Ward’].
(misidentified reference to Unio declivis Say, 1831)

Anodonta virgata Conrad, 1836
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(5): back cover.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 263 [as ‘Strophitus virgatus’].

Unio rivularis Conrad, 1853
‘Say’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(5): 45, pl. 23, fig. 1 [as ‘U. declivis’].
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 257.
Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 296.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_42852, small creek in Greene Co., Ala.

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio blandingianus Lea, 1834

Unio cordatus (Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio declivis Say, 1831
+ Unio geometricus Lea, 1834

Unio dilatatus Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio nasuta Lamarck, 1819
+ Obliquaria (Ellipsaria) cuprea Rafinesque, 1820
+ Obliquaria (Ellipsaria) atroviolacea Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio gibbosus Barnes, 1823

Unio mytiloides (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Obliquaria rubra Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio cardiacea Guérin, 1823
+ Unio pyramidatus Lea, 1831

Unio personatus Say, 1829
+ Unio capillaris Lea, 1834

Unio tuberculatus (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio verrucosus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio tuberculosus Valenciennes, 1827

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