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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 | Villosa

species Villosa vibex (Conrad, 1834): synonymy
     10 specimens available.

Unio modioliformis Lea, 1834
Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5 [O. 1]: 97 [209], pl. 13, fig. 40.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85029, Santee Canal, S. Carolina.

Unio vibex Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 31, pl. 4, fig. 3.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 260.
Type(s): UNKNOWN ANSP_56488, Black Warrior River, Ala.

Unio exiguus Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 287.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 191 [29], pl. 7, fig. 1.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84974, Chattahoochee R., Columbus, Georgia.

Unio pellucidus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 163.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 70 [44], pl. 2, fig. 6.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) ANSP_56493, [no locality available - North America].

Unio stagnalis Conrad, 1849
Conrad, 1849, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 4: 300.
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 1: 275, pl. 37, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 257.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MCZ_178778, Ogeechee River, Georgia.

Unio nigrinus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 284 [40], pl. 24, fig. 44.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86132, W Florida.

Unio prevostianus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 269 [25], pl. 19, fig. 24.

Unio gracilior Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 262.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 56, pl. 8, fig. 38 [as ‘gracillior’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85088, Buckhead Creek, Georgia.

Unio rutilans Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 262.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 59, pl. 9, fig. 41.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85093, Othcalooga Cr., Gordon Co., Georgia.

Unio sudus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 170.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 194 [12], pl. 21, fig. 77.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85155, Dry Creek, near Columbus, Georgia.

Unio gracillior Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 56.
(error for Unio gracilior Lea, 1856)

Unio delumbis Küster, 1861
‘Conrad’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 207, pl. 69, fig. 1.
(misidentified reference to Unio delumbis Conrad, 1834)

Unio prevostianus Sowerby, 1868
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 63, sp. 315.
(reference to Unio prevostianus Lea, 1852)

Unio subangulatus Sowerby, 1868
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 65, sp. 327.
(misidentified reference to Unio subangulatus Lea, 1840)

Unio averellii B.H. Wright, 1888
B.H. Wright, 1888, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 40: 115, pl. 3, fig. 2.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_91142, Lake Ashby, Fla.

Unio floridensis Wright & Wright, 1888
Wright & Wright, 1888, Conch. Exchange 2: 105.
(misidentified reference to Unio floridensis Lea, 1852)

Unio averillii Simpson, 1900
“Wright” of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 560.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 138.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 76.
R.I. Johnson, 1970, Bull. MCZ 140(6): 373.
R.I. Johnson, 1972, Bull. Fla. State Mus. 16(4): 237.
Burch, 1975, Freshw. Unio. North Amer.: 159.
(error for Unio averellii B.H. Wright, 1888)

Unio prevostianns de Gregorio, 1914
‘Lea’ de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano 2: 39.
(error for Unio prevostianus Lea, 1852)

Margaron (Unio) previostianus Watters, 2018
‘Lea’ Watters, 2018, Visaya, Suppl. (10): 10.
(error for Unio prevostianus Lea, 1852)

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