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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 | Pleurobemini | Elliptio

species Elliptio crassidens (Lamarck, 1819): synonymy
     5 specimens available.

Unio crassidens Lamarck, 1819
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 71, sp. 3, var. b. [in part]
Type(s): LECTOTYPE MNHN_MPL_0030, “du lac Erie” .

Unio (Elliptio) nigra Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1818, Amer. Mon. Mag. 3: 355 [as ‘Potamilus niger’]. [nomen nudum]
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 291, pl. 80, figs. 1-4.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 22, 37.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20243, River Ohio.

Unio (Elliptio) nigra var. fusca Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 293.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 39.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio (Elliptio) nigra Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio (Elliptio) nigra var. maculata Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 293.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 39.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio (Elliptio) nigra Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio cuneatus Barnes, 1823
Barnes, 1823, Amer. J. Sci. 6 (1-2): 263.

Obliquaria (Aximedia) venus Rafinesque, 1831
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 3.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 75.

Unio niger Conrad, 1836
‘Rafinesque’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(6): 49, pl. 46.
‘Rafinesque’ Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 253.
(reference to Unio (Elliptio) nigra Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio incrassatus Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 286.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 217 [55], pl. 16, fig. 34.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84537, Columbus, Ga.

Unio crassus Sowerby, 1868
‘Say’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 95, sp. 520.
(misidentified reference to Unio crassus Say, 1817)

Unio discus Sowerby, 1868
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 62, sp. 310; errata.
(misidentified reference to Unio discus Lea, 1838)

Unio danielsii B.H. Wright, 1899
B.H. Wright, 1899, Nautilus 13(3): 31.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_168967, Spring Creek, Decatur Co., Georgia.

Elliptio pachyodon Pilsbry, 1953
Pilsbry, 1953, ANSP Monogr. 8: 447, pl. 65, fig. 8.

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