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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 | Disconaias

species Disconaias purpuriata (Say, 1831): synonymy
     3 specimens available.

Unio purpuriatus Say, 1831
Say, 1831, New Harm. Dissem. 1(29): [no pagination].
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 133.

Unio purpuratus Küster, 1861
‘Say’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 162.
(error for Unio purpuriatus Say, 1831)

Unio aztecorum Martens, 1900
‘Philippi’ Martens, 1900, Biol. Centr.-Amer., Moll.: pl. 37, figs. 2-2a. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio aztecorum Philippi, 1847)

Unio strebeli Pilsbry, 1910
‘Lea’ Pilsbry, 1910, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 61: 533.
(misidentified reference to Unio strebelii Lea, 1866)

Lampsilis purpuriatus Frierson, 1912
‘Say’ Frierson, 1912, Nautilus 26(2): pl. 3, fig. 4.
(reference to Unio purpuriatus Say, 1831)

Lampsilis (Disconaias) pilsbryana Frierson, 1927
‘Say’ Frierson, 1912, Nautilus 26(2): pl. 3, fig. 4 [as ‘Lampsilis purpuriatus’].
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 83, sp. 368.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE UMMZ_91175, Valles River, Mecos, Mexico.

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