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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 Clench & Turner (1956), 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

Clench, W.J. & R.D. Turner. 1956. Freshwater mollusks of Alabama, Georgia, and Florida from the Escambia to the Suwannee River. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 1: 97-239.

Attributed Species Names

Anodonta imbecilis Lea, 1836
‘Say’ of Authors.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 54.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 264.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 502.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 140.
Clench & Turner, 1956, Bull. Fla. State Mus. 1: 187.
Murray & Leonard, 1962, Handbk. Unionid Muss. Kansas: 95.
R.I. Johnson, 1970, Bull. MCZ 140(6): 362.
Heard, 1975, Malacologia 15(1): 84.
Kat, 1983, Malacologia 23(2): 362.
Hoeh, 1990, Malac. Review 23: 63.
Lydeard et al., 1996, Philos. Trans. Roy. Soc. London (B, Biol. Sci.) 351: 1595.
Rosenberg et al., 1997, J. Moll. Studies 63: 303.
Adamkewicz et al., 1997, MBE 14(6): 622.
(error for Anodonta imbecillis Say, 1829)

Margaritana hembeli Simpson, 1900
‘Conrad’ of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 679.
Ortmann, 1912, Ann. Carnegie Mus. 8: 235, fig. 3.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 523. [in part]
Clench & Turner, 1956, Bull. Fla. State Mus. 1: 148, pl. 5, fig. 1.
(misidentified reference to Unio hembeli Conrad, 1838)

Elliptio mcmichaeli Clench & Turner, 1956
Clench & Turner, 1956, Bull. Fla. State Mus. 1: 170, pl. 7, figs. 1-2.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) MCZ_191922, Choctawhatchee River, 8 mi W of Miller Cross Roads, Holmes Co., Florida.

Fusconaia escambia Clench & Turner, 1956
Clench & Turner, 1956, Bull. Fla. State Mus. 1: 152, pl. 7, figs. 3-4.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) MCZ_191470, Escambia River, 3 mi E of Century, Escambia Co., Florida.

Unio accultus Clench & Turner, 1956
‘Lea’ Clench & Turner, 1956, Bull. Fla. State Mus. 1: 166.
(error for Unio occultus Lea, 1843)

Unio invanutus Clench & Turner, 1956
‘Lea’ Clench & Turner, 1956, Bull. Fla. State Mus. 1: 166.
(error for Unio invenustus Lea, 1874)

Taxonomic Opinions

Alasmidonta triangulata (Lea, 1858)
+ Strophitus wrightianus Walker, 1901

Anodonta cowperiana Lea, 1840
+ Anodonta couperiana Lea, 1840
+ Anodonta dunlapiana Lea, 1842

Anodonta gibbosa Say, 1824
+ Anodonta dariensis Lea, 1858

Anodonta hallenbecki Lea, 1858
+ Anodonta gesnerii Lea, 1858

Anodonta imbecilis [sic] Say, 1829

Anodontoides elliottii (Lea, 1858)

Carunculina paula (Lea, 1840)
+ Unio minor Lea, 1843
+ Unio cromwellii Lea, 1865
+ Unio marginis Lea, 1865
+ Unio stearnsii B.H. Wright, 1888

Crenodonta boykiniana (Lea, 1840)

Crenodonta neislerii (Lea, 1858)

Elliptio chipolaensis (Walker, 1905)

Elliptio crassidens incrassatus (Lea, 1840)
+ Unio danielsii B.H. Wright, 1899

Elliptio mcmichaeli Clench & Turner, 1956

Elliptio sloatianus (Lea, 1840)
+ Unio atromarginatus Lea, 1840
+ Unio plectophorus Conrad, 1849
+ Unio aratus Conrad, 1849
+ Unio plectrophorus Conrad, 1849

Elliptio strigosus (Lea, 1840)
+ Unio tortivus Lea, 1840
+ Unio occultus Lea, 1843
+ Unio fraternus Lea, 1852
+ Unio nigellus Lea, 1852
+ Unio pullatis Lea, 1856
+ Unio pullatus Lea, 1856
+ Unio extensus Lea, 1857
+ Unio sublatus Lea, 1857
+ Unio tetricus Lea, 1857
+ Unio fumatus Lea, 1857
+ Unio purpurellus Lea, 1857
+ Unio aquilus Lea, 1857
+ Unio postellii Lea, 1858
+ Unio viridans Lea, 1859
+ Unio viridiradiatus Lea, 1859
+ Unio hallenbeckii Lea, 1859
+ Unio salebrosus Lea, 1859
+ Unio verutus Lea, 1859
+ Unio mercerii Lea, 1862
+ Unio basalis Lea, 1872
+ Unio dooleyensis Lea, 1874
+ Unio invenustus Lea, 1874
+ Unio gesnerii Lea, 1874

Fusconaia escambia Clench & Turner, 1956

Fusconaia succissus (Lea, 1852)
+ Unio cacao Lea, 1859
+ Quadrula (sec. Fusconaia) wrightii Simpson, 1914

Glebula rotundata (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Unio suborbiculata Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio glebulus Say, 1831
+ Unio subglobosus Lea, 1834
+ Unio grandensis Conrad, 1855
+ Unio granadensis Simpson, 1900

Lampsilis anodontoides floridensis (Lea, 1852)

Lampsilis australis Simpson, 1900
+ Lampsilis jonesi van der Schalie, 1934

Lampsilis claibornensis (Lea, 1838)
+ Unio obtusus Lea, 1840
+ Unio pallescens Lea, 1845
+ Unio oratus Conrad, 1849

Lampsilis excavatus (Lea, 1857)
+ Unio ovatus var. ornatus Conrad, 1835
+ Unio lineatus Lea, 1840
+ Unio ornatus Sowerby, 1866
+ Lampsilis (s.s.) binominatus Simpson, 1900

Lampsilis subangulatus (Lea, 1840)
+ Unio kirklandianus S.H. Wright, 1897

Margaritana hembeli (Conrad, 1838)

Medionidus penicillatus (Lea, 1857)
+ Unio walkeri B.H. Wright, 1897
+ Unio kingii B.H. Wright, 1900
+ Medionidus simpsonianus Walker, 1905

Pleurobema pyriforme (Lea, 1857)
+ Unio striatus Lea, 1840
+ Unio modicus Lea, 1857
+ Unio bulbosus Lea, 1857
+ Unio amabilis Lea, 1865
+ Unio reclusus B.H. Wright, 1898
+ Unio harperi B.H. Wright, 1899
+ Pleurobema simpsoni Vanatta, 1915

Pleurobema strodeanum (Wright, B.H., 1898)
+ Pleurobema patsaligensis Simpson, 1900

Quincuncina burkei Walker in Ortmann & Walker, 1922

Quincuncina infucata (Conrad, 1834)
+ Unio securiformis Conrad, 1849
+ Unio kleinianus Lea, 1852

Uniomerus obesus (Lea, 1831)
+ Unio declivis Say, 1831
+ Unio blandingianus Lea, 1834
+ Unio paludicolus Gould, 1845
+ Unio ineptus Lea, 1852
+ Unio hebes Lea, 1852
+ Unio rivularis Conrad, 1853
+ Unio columbensis Lea, 1857
+ Unio cicur Lea, 1861
+ Unio squalidus Lea, 1863
+ Unio bisselianus Lea, 1867
+ Unio jewettii Lea, 1867
+ Unio rivicolus Conrad, 1868
+ Unio pawensis Lea, 1868

Villosa lienosus (Conrad, 1834)
+ Unio saxeus Conrad, 1838
+ Unio caliginosus Lea, 1845
+ Unio gouldii Lea, 1845
+ Unio nigerrimus Lea, 1852
+ Unio proximus Lea, 1852
+ Unio concestator Lea, 1857
+ Unio apicinus Lea, 1857
+ Unio fallax Lea, 1857
+ Unio intercedens Lea, 1857
+ Unio linguaeformis Lea, 1860
+ Unio porphyreus Lea, 1861
+ Unio fontanus Conrad, 1866
+ Unio genuinus Lea, 1868
+ Unio unicostatus B.H. Wright, 1899

Villosa vibex (Conrad, 1834)
+ Unio exiguus Lea, 1840
+ Unio prevostianus Lea, 1852
+ Unio nigrinus Lea, 1852
+ Unio rutilans Lea, 1856
+ Unio subellipsis Lea, 1856
+ Unio sudus Lea, 1857
+ Unio dispar Lea, 1860

Villosa vibex amygdalum (Lea, 1843)
+ Unio trosculus Lea, 1843
+ Unio trossulus Lea, 1843
+ Unio papyraceus Gould, 1845
+ Unio lepidus Gould, 1856
+ Unio vesicularis Lea, 1872
+ Unio averellii B.H. Wright, 1888
+ Unio singleyanus Marsh, 1891
+ Lampsilis (Villosa) wrightiana Frierson, 1927

Villosa villosa (Wright, B.H., 1898)

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