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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 | Toxolasma

species Toxolasma paulum (Lea, 1840): synonymy
     8 specimens available.

Unio paulus Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 287.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 213 [51], pl. 15, fig. 29.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_85274, Columbus, Ga.

Unio minor Lea, 1843
Lea, 1843, [privately published sheet]: [1].
Lea, 1845, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 9 [O. 4]: 276 [34], pl. 39, fig.3.
(homonym of Unio margaritifer var. minor Rossmässler, 1835)
Type(s): FIGURED SPECIMEN USNM_85310, L George, Fla.

Unio germanus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 40.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 49 [53], pl. 19, fig. 54.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85296, Coosa R., Ala.

Unio granulatis Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 60.
(incorrect original spelling of Unio granulatus Lea, 1861)

Unio granulatus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 60 [as ‘granulatis’].
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 48 [52], pl. 16, fig. 46.
(correct name for Unio granulatis Lea, 1861)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85297, Big Prairie Cr., Ala.

Unio cromwellii Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 17: 89.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 258 [18], pl. 31, fig. 73.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85280, Kiokee Creek, near Albany, Georgia.

Unio marginis Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 17: 89.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 255 [15], pl. 31, fig. 69.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85295, Blue Springs, Georgia.

Unio corvinus Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 144.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 310 [70], pl. 48, fig. 123.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85277, Flint R., Ga.

Unio stearnsii B.H. Wright, 1888
B.H. Wright, 1888, Check List: unnumbered p. 5. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): NOMEN NUDUM ANSP_56495, Blue Spring Landing, St. John’s R., Fla.

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