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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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species Lampsilis higginsii (Lea, 1857): synonymy
     2 specimens available.

Unio higginsii Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 84.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 188 [10], pl. 24, fig. 258.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84823, Muscatine, Iowa.

Unio orbiculatus Call, 1900
‘Hildreth’ Call, 1900, Ind. Dept. Geol. Nat. Res. (1899): 492.
Baker, 1905, Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 15: 253.
Shimek, 1921, Iowa Conserv. 5: 1.
(misidentified reference to Unio orbiculatus Hildreth, 1828)

Lampsilis (Eurynia) higginsii var. grandis Simpson, 1914
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 78.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio higginsii Lea, 1857)

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