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Thu 05 Dec 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 | Lampsilini | Villosa

species Villosa delumbis (Conrad, 1834): synonymy
     5 specimens available.

Unio delumbis Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 35, pl. 5, fig. 3.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 248.

Unio tenerus Ravenel, 1834
Ravenel, 1834, Cat. Rec. Shells: 7. [nomen nudum]

Margarita (Unio) tenerus Lea, 1836
‘Ravenel’ Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 39.
‘Rav.’ Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 39.
‘Rav. Han.’ Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 44.
(reference to Unio tenerus Simpson, 1892)

Unio carolinensis Lea, 1836
“Prof. Ravenel’s Letter” Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 39.
“Professor Ravenel’s Letter” Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 5.
(intro'd as syn of Unio vaughanianus Lea, 1838)

Unio ogeecheensis Conrad, 1849
Conrad, 1849, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 4: 300.
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 1: 275, pl. 37, figs. 3-4.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 254.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE MCZ_146971, Ogeechee River, Georgia.

Unio concavus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 260, pl. 15, fig. 11.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85154, Abbeville District, S Carolina.

Unio genuinus Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 161.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 305 [64], pl. 46, fig. 117.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85123, Bissels Pond, N.C.

Unio tenerus Simpson, 1892
‘Ravenel’ Simpson, 1892, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 15(911): 416, pl. 58, figs. 5, 8.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85032, Savannah R., Georgia.

Unio ogeeehensis de Gregorio, 1914
‘Conrad’ de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano 2: 44.
(error for Unio ogeecheensis Conrad, 1849)

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