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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 | Pleuronaia

species Pleuronaia dolabelloides (Lea, 1840): synonymy
     6 specimens available.

Unio maculatus Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 30, pl. 4, fig. 4.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 252.
(homonym of Unio (Elliptio) nigra var. maculata Rafinesque, 1820; renamed Pleurobema conradi Vanatta, 1915)

Unio dolabelloides Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 288.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 215 [53], pl. 15, fig. 31.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85828, Holston R., Tenn.

Margaron (Unio) dollabelloides Lea, 1852
of Authors.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 35.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 56.
‘Lea’ Zanatta & Murphy, 2006, MPE 41(1): 197 [as ‘Lexingtonia’].
(error for Unio dolabelloides Lea, 1840)

Unio mooresianus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 83.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 39 [43], pl. 14, fig. 37.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84695, Tuscumbia, Ala.

Unio thorntonii Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 83.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 38 [42], pl. 14, fig. 36.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85829, Tuscumbia, Alabama.

Unio mundus Reeve, 1864
‘Lea’ Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 16, sp. 72.
(misidentified reference to Unio mundus Lea, 1857)

Unio circumactus Lea, 1871
Lea, 1871, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 23: 192.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8 [O. 13]: 15 [19], pl. 4, fig. 11.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85830, Holston R., E. Tenn.

Unio recurvatus Lea, 1871
Lea, 1871, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 23: 192.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8 [O. 13]: 10 [14], pl. 2, fig. 6.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85800, Holston R., Tenn.

Unio subglobatus Lea, 1871
Lea, 1871, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 23: 191.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8 [O. 13]: 7 [11], pl. 1, fig. 3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85823, Florence, Ala.

Unio moorenianus Paetel, 1890
‘Lea’ Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 159.
(error for Unio mooresianus Lea, 1857)

Unio tornhatonii de Gregorio, 1914
‘Lea’ de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano 2: 50.
(error for Unio thorntonii Lea, 1857)

Unio tornhatonii [sic] var. duckensis de Gregorio, 1914
de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano 2: 50, pl. 11, figs. 2a-c.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio thorntonii Lea, 1857)

Pleurobema conradi Vanatta, 1915
Vanatta, 1915, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 67: 559.
(new name for Unio maculatus Conrad, 1834)

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