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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 | Leptodea

species Leptodea ochracea (Say, 1817): synonymy
     5 specimens available.

Mytilus fluviatilis Gmelin, 1791
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 157, fig. 12. [pre-linnaean]
Gmelin, 1791, Syst. Nat. 1(6): 3359, sp. 34.
(homonym of Mytulus polymorphus fluviatilis Pallas, 1771)

Unio ochraceus Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 2, fig. 8.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [18,] pl. 2, fig. 8.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 51.
Type(s): NEOTYPE MCZ_178838, Schuylkill River, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Lampsilis rosea Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 299, footnote.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 44.

Unio radiatus Barnes, 1823
Barnes, 1823, Amer. J. Sci. 6 (1-2): 265.
(misidentified reference to Mya radiata Gmelin, 1791)

Unio boydianus Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 286.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 216 [54], pl. 16, fig. 32.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_86126, Oak Orchard, Orleans Co., N.Y.

Unio crocatus Lea, 1841
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 2: 31.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 238 [76], pl. 22, fig. 52.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84908, Savannah R., Georgia.

Unio rosaceus Conrad, 1849
Conrad, 1849, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4: 153.
Conrad, 1849, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 4: 303.
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 1: 275.
(homonym of Unio rosaceus DeKay, 1843)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MCZ_178779, Savannah River, Georgia.

Mytilus fluviatilus Conrad, 1853
‘Lister’ Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 254.
(error for Mytilus fluviatilis Gmelin, 1791)

Unio troostensis Sowerby, 1866
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1866, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 38, sp. 210.
(homonym of Unio troostensis Lea, 1834)

Unio affinis Sowerby, 1868
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 63, sp. 318.
(misidentified reference to Unio affinis Lea, 1852)

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