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Tue 06 Aug 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 amygdalum (Lea, 1843): synonymy
     7 specimens available.

Unio amygdalum Lea, 1843
Lea, 1843, [privately published sheet]: [1].
Lea, 1845, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 9 [O. 4]: 275 [33], pl. 39, fig. 1.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86127, L. George, Florida.

Unio trosculus Lea, 1843
Lea, 1843, [privately published sheet]: [1].
(incorrect original spelling of Unio trossulus Lea, 1843)

Unio trossulus Lea, 1843
Lea, 1843, [privately published sheet]: [1] [as ‘trosculus’].
Lea, 1845, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 9 [O. 4]: 278 [36], pl. 40, fig. 6.
(correct name for Unio trosculus Lea, 1843)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_84705, L. Monroe, Fla.

Unio papyraceus Gould, 1845
Gould, 1845, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 2: 53.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_86125, Everglades, Florida.

Unio lepidus Gould, 1856
Gould, 1856, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 6: 15.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE MCZ_169223, Lake Monroe, Florida.

Unio vesicularis Lea, 1872
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 24: 156.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8 [O. 13]: 37 [41], pl. 12, fig. 34.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85292, Lake Okeechobee, Florida.

Unio singleyanus Marsh, 1891
Marsh, 1891, Joliet Weekly News: ??.
Marsh, 1891, Nautilus 5(3): 29.
Simpson, 1892, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 15(911): 426, pl. 68, figs. 4-5.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE UMMZ_249348, Sumpter Co., Fla.

Lampsilis (Villosa) wrightiana Frierson, 1927
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 81, sp. 351.
Frierson, 1928, Nautilus 41(4): 139, pl. 2, fig. 3.
Type(s): SYNTYPE UMMZ_91179, Volusia Co., Fla.

Unio papraceus R.I. Johnson, 1972
‘Gould’ R.I. Johnson, 1972, Bull. Fla. State Mus. 16(4): 240.
(error for Unio papyraceus Gould, 1845)

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