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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 | Pleurobemini | Elliptio

species Elliptio hopetonensis (Lea, 1838): synonymy
     2 specimens available.

Unio hopetonensis Lea, 1838
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 30. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 29, pl. 9, fig. 24.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85391, Hopeton, near Darien, Georgia.

Unio inusitatis Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 171.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 333 [15], pl. 52, fig. 158.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85531, Swift Cr., bel. Macon, Ga.

Unio hopetownensis Sowerby, 1868
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 68, sp. 349.
(error for Unio hopetonensis Lea, 1838)

Unio inusitatus Lea, 1870
‘Lea’ Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 51.
‘Lea’ Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 31.
(error for Unio inusitatis Lea, 1859)

Unio insitatus B.H. Wright, 1888
‘Lea’ B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List: unnumbered p. 3.
(error for Unio inusitatis Lea, 1859)

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