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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Lampsilini | Leptodea

species Leptodea leptodon (Rafinesque, 1820): synonymy
     4 specimens available.

Unio (Leptodea) leptodon Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1818, Amer. Mon. Mag. 3: 355 [as ‘Potamilus leptodon’]. [nomen nudum]
Rafinesque, 1819, Jour. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat. 88: 426 [as ‘U. (Plagiola) leptodon’]. [nomen nudum]
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 295, pl. 80, figs. 5-7.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 22, 29, 40.
Type(s): NEOTYPE ANSP_20214, Kentucky River.

Unio (Leptodea) leptodon var. olivacea Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 295.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 41.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio (Leptodea) leptodon Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio (Leptodea) leptodon var. semiradiata Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 295 [as ‘semi-radiata’].
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 41.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio (Leptodea) leptodon Rafinesque, 1820)

Anodon purpurascens Swainson, 1823
Swainson, 1823, Zool. Illustr. 3(1): pl. 160 [260?].
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 287; 381 [as ‘Hemiodon purpurscens’].

Symphynota tenuissima Lea, 1829
Lea, 1829, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 3 [O. 1]: 453, pl. 11, fig. 21.
Type(s): PARATYPE USNM_86052, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Unio velum Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(19): 293.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 132.

Anodon purpurescens Ferussac, 1835
‘Swainson’ Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5: 25.
(error for Anodon purpurascens Swainson, 1823)

Unio leptodon Conrad, 1836
‘Rafinesque’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(7): 58, pl. 33.
(reference to Unio (Leptodea) leptodon Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio planus Conrad, 1836
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(7): 59.
(misidentified reference to Unio planus Barnes, 1823)

Lampsilis blatchleyi Daniels, 1902
Daniels, 1902, Nautilus 16(2): 13, pl. 2.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE UMMZ_82960, Wabash River, Grand Chain, Posey Co., Indiana.

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