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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!

The nominal species (available and otherwise) in this synonymy are listed by usage rather than strictly by publication date. The primary sorting order is by the most recent year (since 1969) that the species name was treated as valid, and then nominal species are sorted secondarily by publication year.

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Lampsilini | Obovaria

species Obovaria retusa (Lamarck, 1819): synonymy
     3 specimens available.

Unio retusa Lamarck, 1819
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 72, sp. 9.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MPL_0043, Habite les rivières de la Nouvelle Ecosse. A. Michaud. [Lives in the rivers of Nova Scotia. A. Michaud."].

Unio retusaLamarck (1819), Ferussac (1835)
Unio retususMenke (1828), Menke (1830), Conrad (1836), Hanley (1843), Küster (1852), Conrad (1853), Sowerby (1868), Call (1895)
Unio torsaLea (1834)
Margarita (Unio) retususLea (1836)
Obovaria torsusAgassiz (1852)
Margaron (Unio) retususLea (1852), Lea (1870)
Unio (Obovaria) torsusMörch (1853)
Unio (Limnium sec. Obovaria) retususFischer (1886)
Obovaria (s.s.) retusaSimpson (1900), Simpson (1914), Ortmann (1924), Ortmann (1925), Frierson (1927), Haas (1930), Thiele (1934), Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
Unio (s.s.) retususCall (1900)
Obovaria retusaOrtmann (1910), Ortmann (1912), Ortmann & Walker (1922), R.I. Johnson (1969), Stansbery (1970), Burch (1975), R.I. Johnson (1980), Turgeon et al. (1988), Cummings & Mayer (1992), Williams et al. (1993), IUCN (1996), Parmalee & Bogan (1998), Turgeon et al. (1998), Lydeard et al. (1999), Graf (2002), Cicerello & Schuster (2003), Graf & Cummings (2007), Williams et al. (2008), Watters et al. (2009), Cummings & Graf (2010), Bogan (2010), Haag (2012), ITIS (2012), Inoue et al. (2013), Williams et al. (2017), Watters (2018)

Unio obtusa Cuvier, 1817
‘Desh.’ Cuvier, 1817, Règne Animal 2: pl. 92, pl. 1.

Unio obtusaCuvier (1817)
Margaron (Unio) retususLea (1852), Lea (1870)
Unio retususConrad (1853), Sowerby (1868), Call (1895)

Obovaria torsa Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1819, Jour. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat. 88: 427 [as ‘U. (Obovaria) torsa’]. [nomen nudum]
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 311, pl. 82, figs. 1-3.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 29, 54.
Type(s): NEOTYPE ANSP_20256, Kentucky River.

Obovaria torsaRafinesque (1820), Simpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Unio (Obovaria) torsaRafinesque (1819)
Unio torsusLea (1829), Ravenel (1834), Jay (1835)
Unio torsaLea (1834)
Unio retusaFerussac (1835)
Unio retususConrad (1836), Hanley (1843), Küster (1852), Conrad (1853), Sowerby (1868), Call (1895)
Margarita (Unio) retususLea (1836)
Unio (s.s.) torsaSwainson (1840)
Obovaria torsusAgassiz (1852)
Margaron (Unio) retususLea (1852), Lea (1870)
Unio (Obovaria) torsusMörch (1853), Adams & Adams (1857)
Obovaria retusaOrtmann & Walker (1922), Burch (1975), Parmalee & Bogan (1998), Graf & Cummings (2007), Williams et al. (2008), Watters et al. (2009)
Obovaria (s.s.) retusaFrierson (1927), Haas (1969)

Obovaria torsa var. marginata Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 311.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 54.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Obovaria torsa Rafinesque, 1820)

Obovaria torsa var. marginataRafinesque (1820)

Unio incurvis Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(19): 293.

Unio incurvisSay (1829)
Margaron (Unio) retususLea (1870)
Obovaria (s.s.) retusaFrierson (1927), Haas (1969)

Unio torsus Potiez & Michaud, 1844
‘Rafinesque’ Potiez & Michaud, 1844, Galérie Moll. at. Mus. Douai 2: 149, pl. 57, figs. 1-2.
(reference to Obovaria torsa Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio torsusPotiez & Michaud (1844)
Margaron (Unio) retususLea (1852)
Obovaria (s.s.) retusaSimpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Obovaria retusaWatters et al. (2009)

Unio cordatus Küster, 1852
‘Rafinesque’ Küster, 1852, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 57, pl. 13, fig. 1.
(misidentified reference to Obovaria cordata Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio cordatusKüster (1852)
Margaron (Unio) retususLea (1852), Lea (1870)
Quadrula (sec. Fusconaia) obliquaSimpson (1900)

Unio jorsus de Gregorio, 1914
‘Rafinesque’ de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano 2: 43, 56.
(error for Obovaria torsa Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio jorsusde Gregorio (1914)

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