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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 congaraea (Lea, 1831): synonymy
     15 specimens available.

Unio congaraeus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 72 [82], pl. 6, fig. 4 [as ‘congaræus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85693, Congaree R., Columbia, S.C.

Unio congareus Ravenel, 1834
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Ravenel, 1834, Cat. Rec. Shells: 6.
de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano 2: 57.
Haag, 2012, N. Amer. Freshw. Mussels: 73 [as ‘Elliptio congarea’].
(error for Unio congaraeus Lea, 1831)

Unio fulvus Lea, 1834
Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5 [O. 1]: 96 [208], pl. 13, fig. 39.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85679, S.C.

Unio congaraeus Conrad, 1836
‘Lea’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(3): 27, pl. 12, fig. 1 [as ‘congaræus’].
(reference to Unio congaraeus Lea, 1831)

Unio lecontianus Lea, 1838
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 23. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 40, pl. 12, fig. 35.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84852, Canoochie R., Liberty Co., Ga.

Unio planilateris Conrad, 1838
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): back cover.
Conrad, 1840, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(12): 103, pl. 57, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 255 [as ‘planitaleris’].

Unio pusillus Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 286.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 220 [58], pl. 18, fig. 36.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85241, Ogeechee R., Georgia.

Unio buxeus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 261 [17], pl. 15, fig. 13.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85153, Abbeville, S Carolina.

Unio forbesianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 264 [20], pl. 16, fig. 17.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84542, Savannah R., Ga.

Unio gibbesianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 254 [10], pl. 12, fig. 2.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85685, Abbeville, S.C.

Unio moussonianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 268 [24], pl. 118, fig. 22.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85168, Georgia.

Unio planilaterus Lea, 1852
‘Conrad’ of Authors.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 32.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 51.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 722.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 653.
(error for Unio planilateris Conrad, 1838)

Unio rufusculus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 258, pl. 14, fig. 7.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85683, Abbeville, S.C.

Unio sordidis Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 254 [10].
(incorrect original spelling of Unio sordidus Lea, 1852)

Unio sordidus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 254 [10], pl. 12, fig. 1 [as ‘sordidis’].
(correct name for Unio sordidis Lea, 1852)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85688, Abbeville, S.C.

Unio moussianus Conrad, 1853
‘Lea’ Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 252.
(error for Unio moussonianus Lea, 1852)

Unio planitaleris Conrad, 1853
‘Con.’ Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 255.
(error for Unio planilateris Conrad, 1838)

Unio corvus Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 112.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 217 [35], pl. 28, fig. 97.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84539, Buckhead Cr., Burke Co., Ga.

Unio pussilus Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 197.
(error for Unio pusillus Lea, 1840)

Unio vestitus Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 393.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 189 [11], pl. 25, fig. 259.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85332, Ogeechee R., Georgia.

Unio waccamawensis Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 193.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 16 [20], pl. 5, fig. 14.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84437, Waccamaw Lake, N. Carolina.

Unio dorsatus Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 160.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 300 [60], pl. 45, fig. 112.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84494, Catawba R., N.C.

Unio strumosus Lea, 1872
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 24: 158.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8 [O. 13]: 57 [61], pl. 19, fig. 55.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85755, Yadkin R., N.C.

Unio planilateralis Frierson, 1927
‘Conrad’ of Authors.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 31.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 233.
(error for Unio planilateris Conrad, 1838)

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