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Tue 08 Oct 2019

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 | Elliptoideus

species Elliptoideus sloatianus (Lea, 1840): synonymy
     2 specimens available.

Unio atromarginatus Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 288 [as ‘atro-marginatus’].
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 207 [45], pl. 13, fig. 21 [as ‘atro-marginatus’].

Unio sloatianus Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 287.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 217 [55], pl. 16, fig. 33.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE AMNH_56104, Chattahoochee River, Georgia.

Unio aratus Conrad, 1849
Conrad, 1849, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 4: 302.
Conrad, 1849, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4: 154.
(homonym of Unio aratus Lea, 1843)

Unio plectophorus Conrad, 1849
Conrad, 1849, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4: 154 [as ‘plectrophorus’].
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 1: 277, pl. 38, fig. 7.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 261 [as ‘Plectomerus plectophorus’].
(correct name for Unio plectrophorus Conrad, 1849)

Unio plectrophorus Conrad, 1849
Conrad, 1849, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4: 154.
(incorrect original spelling of Unio plectophorus Conrad, 1849)

Margaron (Unio) plectoforus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: corrigenda et addenda.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 31.
(error for Unio plectophorus Conrad, 1849; reference to Unio plectiforus Lea, 1852)

Unio plectiforus Lea, 1852
‘Conrad’ Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 21.
(error for Unio plectophorus Conrad, 1849)

Unio aloatinus Haas, 1969
‘Lea’ Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 213.
(error for Unio sloatianus Lea, 1840)

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