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Wed 11 Sep 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 | Venustaconcha

species Venustaconcha ellipsiformis (Conrad, 1836): synonymy
     3 specimens available.

Unio ellipsiformis Conrad, 1836
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(7): 60, pl. 34, fig. 1.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_42114, Michigan.

Unio venustus Lea, 1838
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 24. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 4, pl. 2, fig. 4.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84971, Potosi, Missouri.

Unio spatulatus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 164.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 80 [54], pl. 8, figs. 22.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84982, Rock R., Wis.

Unio spathulatus Küster, 1862
‘Lea’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 261.
(error for Unio spatulatus Lea, 1845)

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