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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 | Obovaria

species Obovaria olivaria (Rafinesque, 1820): synonymy
     4 specimens available.

Amblema olivaria Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 314.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 57.

Amblema olivaria var. dilatata Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 314.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 57.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Amblema olivaria Rafinesque, 1820)

Amblema olivaria var. fasciolaris Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 314.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 57.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Amblema olivaria Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio brevialis Sowerby & Sowerby, 1823
‘Lamarck’ Sowerby & Sowerby, 1823, Genera of Shells: fig.
(misidentified reference to Unio brevialis Lamarck, 1819)

Unio ellipsis Lea, 1828
Lea, 1828, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 3 [O. 1]: 268, pl. 4, fig. 4.
Type(s): SYNTYPES ANSP_56614, Ohio River.

Unio elipsis Ravenel, 1834
‘Lea’ Ravenel, 1834, Cat. Rec. Shells: 6.
(error for Unio ellipsis Lea, 1828)

Unio olivarius Conrad, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 70.
Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5: 28, 34.
(reference to Amblema olivaria Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio triagularis Say, 1834
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
(misidentified reference to Unio triangularis Barnes, 1823)

Diplasma vitrea Potiez & Michaud, 1844
‘Rafinesque, 1831’ Potiez & Michaud, 1844, Galérie Moll. at. Mus. Douai 2: 150, pl. 58, figs. 1-2.
(misidentified reference to Diplasma (Hemisolasma?) vitrea Rafinesque, 1831)

Unio taitanus Sowerby, 1868
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 67, sp. 338.
(misidentified reference to Unio taitianus Lea, 1834; error for Unio taitianus Lea, 1834)

Unio pealei Lea, 1871
Lea, 1871, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 23: 191.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8 [O. 13]: 26 [30], pl. 8, fig. 23.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85745, Kansas.

Unio pearlii Scammon, 1906
‘Lea’ Scammon, 1906, KS Univ. Sci. Bull. 3(9): 305.
(error for Unio pealei Lea, 1871)

Unio mytilloides Frierson, 1927
‘Swainson’ Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 91.
(error for Unio (s.s.) mytiloides Swainson, 1840; misidentified reference to Unio (s.s.) mytiloides Swainson, 1840)

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