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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(8): 65-72, pls. 36-40.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio greenii Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 32, pl. 4, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(8): 69, pl. 38, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 250.
Type(s): SYNTYPE USNM_84950, [Black Warrior River] Alabama.

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 collinus Conrad, 1837
Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(8): 65, pl. 36, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1840, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(12): 109, pl. 60, figs. 3.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 247.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_41007, Rockbridge Co., Va.

Unio rudis Conrad, 1837
Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(8): 76, pl. 43, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 257.
(new name for Unio ravenelianus Lea, 1834)

Unio politus Conrad, 1837
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??. [nomen nudum]
Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(8): 67, pl. 37, fig. 2.

Anodonta carinifera Conrad, 1837
Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(8): back cover.

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio capsaeformis Lea, 1834

Unio collinus Conrad, 1837

Unio compressus (Lea, 1829)

Unio greenii Conrad, 1834

Unio nexus Say, 1831
+ Unio arcaeformis Lea, 1831

Unio perobliquus Conrad, 1836

Unio politus Say, 1834
+ Unio subrotundus Lea, 1831

Unio shepardianus Lea, 1834

Unio sowerbianus Lea, 1834

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