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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 | Medionidus

species Medionidus penicillatus (Lea, 1857): synonymy
     2 specimens available.

Unio penicillatus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 171.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 203 [21], pl. 23, fig. 85.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_84142, Flint River, near Albany, Georgia.

Unio kingii B.H. Wright, 1900
B.H. Wright, 1900, Nautilus 13: 138.
Type(s): SYNTYPE USNM_159965, Flint R., Baker Co., Ga.

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