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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 | Disconaias

species Disconaias disca (Lea, 1838): synonymy
     43 specimens available.

Unio discus Lea, 1838
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: addenda. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 74, pl. 18, fig. 57.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85341, Found in sand ballast, Phila, Pa [Mexico].

Unio panacoensis Philippi, 1843
von dem Busch in Philippi, 1843, Abbild. Beschr. Conch. 1: 75, pl. 2.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE MCZ_178882, Panaco [Panuco River, near] Tampico, [Tamulipas State], Mexico.

Unio panacoensis Küster, 1861
‘von dem Busch’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 242, pl. 81, fig. 1.
(reference to Unio panacoensis Philippi, 1843)

Unio mexicanus Sowerby, 1867
Sowerby, 1867, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 55, sp. 281.
(homonym of Unio mexicanus Philippi, 1847)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) BMNH_79-2-26-249, Mexico.

Unio lapidosus Kobelt, 1893
‘Villa in sched.’ Kobelt, 1893, Nachr. Bl. Dtsch. Malak. Ges. 25: 151.
‘Villa in sched.’ Kobelt, 1893, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 6: 90, pl. 176, fig. 1120.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE ZMB_17236, Nordmexiko.

Unio panucoensis Martens, 1900
‘von dem Busch’ of Authors.
Martens, 1900, Biol. Centr.-Amer., Moll.: 510.
Pilsbry, 1910, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 61: 533.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 603.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 82.
(error for Unio panacoensis Philippi, 1843)

Unio (Lampsilis) discus var. connectens Martens, 1900
‘von dem Busch’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 242, pl. 81, fig. 1 [as ‘Unio panacoensis’].
Sowerby, 1867, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 55, sp. 281 [as ‘Unio mexicanus’].
Martens, 1900, Biol. Centr.-Amer., Moll.: 510.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio discus Lea, 1838)

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