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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

This page lists the nominal species (available and otherwise) currently circumscribed under the valid name.

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Lampsilini | Epioblasma

species Epioblasma torulosa (Rafinesque, 1820): synonymy
     5 specimens available.

Amblema gibbosa Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1818, Amer. Mon. Mag. 3: 355 [as ‘Potamilus gibbosus’]. [nomen nudum]
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 315.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 23, 58.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20232, Riv. Ohio.

Amblema torulosa Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 314, pl. 82, fig. 11-12.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 57.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_20218, [no locality available - North America].

Amblema gibbosa var. difformis Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 315.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 58.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Amblema gibbosa Rafinesque, 1820)

Amblema gibbosa var. olivacea Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 315.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 58.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Amblema gibbosa Rafinesque, 1820)

Amblema gibbosa var. radiata Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 315.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 58.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Amblema gibbosa Rafinesque, 1820)

Amblema torulosa var. angulata Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 315.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 57.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Amblema torulosa Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio perplexus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 112, pl. 17, fig. 42.
(homonym of Unio perplexus Say, 1829)
Type(s): SYNTYPE USNM_84324, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Unio torulosus Conrad, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 72.
‘Raf.’ Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 259.
(reference to Amblema torulosa 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 obliquus Potiez & Michaud, 1844
‘Lamarck’ Potiez & Michaud, 1844, Galérie Moll. at. Mus. Douai 2: 153, pl. 58, figs. 3-4.
(misidentified reference to Unio obliqua Lamarck, 1819)

Unio phillipsii Reeve, 1864
‘Conrad’ Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 4, sp. 15.
(misidentified reference to Unio phillipsii Conrad, 1835)

Unio abnormis Haas, 1930
‘Say’ Haas, 1930, Senckenbergiana 12(6): 329. [MS]
(intro'd as syn of Amblema torulosa Rafinesque, 1820)

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