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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 | Lampsilis

species Lampsilis straminea (Conrad, 1834): synonymy
     5 specimens available.

Unio stramineus Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, Amer. J. Sci. 25(2): 339, pl. 1, fig. 6.
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: pl. 7, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(10): 91, pl. 50, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 258.

Unio claibornensis Lea, 1838
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 105, pl. 24, fig. 115.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_85020, Claiborne, Alabama.

Unio obtusus Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 287.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 201 [39], pl. 11, fig. 13.
(homonym of Unio obtusa d’Orbigny, 1835)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86142, Georgia.

Unio pallescens Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 164.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 79, pl. 7, fig. 20.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_84958, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Unio contrarius Conrad, 1849
Conrad, 1849, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4: 153.
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 1: 276, pl. 37, fig. 7.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 247.

Unio affinis Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 271 [27], pl. 19, fig. 26.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84910, Louisiana.

Unio perpastus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 60.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 69 [73], pl. 7, fig. 219.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84960, Coosa R., Alabama.

Unio clairbornensis Sowerby, 1868
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 70, sp. 357.
(error for Unio claibornensis Lea, 1838)

Unio regularis Sowerby, 1868
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 68, sp. 351.
(misidentified reference to Unio regularis Lea, 1841)

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