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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 | Ptychobranchus

species Ptychobranchus greenii (Conrad, 1834): synonymy
     4 specimens available.

Unio greenii Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 32, pl. 4, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(8): 69, pl. 38, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 250.
Type(s): SYNTYPE USNM_84950, [Black Warrior River] Alabama.

Unio brumbyanus Lea, 1841
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 2: 82 [as ‘brumleyanus’].
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 245, pl. 26, fig. 62.
(correct name for Unio brumleyanus Lea, 1841)

Unio brumleyanus Lea, 1841
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 2: 82.
(incorrect original spelling of Unio brumbyanus Lea, 1841)

Unio flavescens Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 163.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 72 [46], pl. 3, fig. 9.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84952, Black Warrior River, Alabama.

Unio simplex Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 163.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 76 [50], pl. 5, fig. 15.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84951, Black Warrior River, Alabama.

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