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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 | Lampsilis

species Lampsilis radiata (Gmelin, 1791): synonymy
     9 specimens available.

Mya anatina Gronovius, 1781
Gronovius, 1781, Zoophylacium Gronovianum: .

Mya pictorum tenuis Martini & Chemnitz, 1782
Martini & Chemnitz, 1782, Conchyl. Cab. 6: 23, pl. 2, fig. 7. [pre-linnaean]

Mya radiata Gmelin, 1791
Martini & Chemnitz, 1782, Conchyl. Cab. 6: 23, pl. 2, fig. 7 [as ‘Mya pictorum tenuis’].
Gmelin, 1791, Syst. Nat. 1(6): 3220, sp. 9. [in part]

Unio luteola Lamarck, 1819
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 79, sp. 40.

Unio lineata Bory de St. Vincent, 1827
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 248, fig. 5 [as Unio sp.].
‘Val.’ Bory de St. Vincent, 1827, Encycl. Méth. 2: 151.

Unio oblongatus Wood, 1828
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 2 [as ‘Mya oblongata’].
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 57, pl. 1, sp. 2.
Wood in Hanley, 1856, Index Testac., Suppl.: pl. 1, fig. 2.

Unio tenebrosus Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 42, pl. 7, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 258.

Unio melinus Conrad, 1838
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(11): 101, pl. 56, fig. 1.

Unio elongata Goodrich, 1859
Goodrich, 1859, Ill. Nat. Hist. 2: 523, text fig.
(homonym of Unio elongata Lamarck, 1819)

Mya elongata Reeve, 1865
‘Wood’ Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 137, sp. 139.
(error for Unio oblongatus Wood, 1828)

Unio obliquiradiatus Reeve, 1865
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 29, sp. 151.

Unio virginana Reeve, 1865
‘Lamarck’ of Authors.
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 27, sp. 139.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 536.
(misidentified reference to Unio virginiana Lamarck, 1819)

Unio radiatoides Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 163.

Unio conspicuus Lea, 1872
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 24: 156.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8 [O. 13]: 34 [38], pl. 11, fig. 31.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85056, Yadkin R., near Salisbury, Rowan Co., N. Carolina.

Unio borealis Gray, 1882
Gray, 1882, Trans. Ottawa Field Nat. Club 1(3): 53, pl.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE MCZ_51470, Ottawa River, Duck Island, Ontario, Canada.

Unio mellinus Paetel, 1890
‘Conrad’ of Authors.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 159.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 72, sp. 316a.
(error for Unio melinus Conrad, 1838)

Unio muhlfeldianus var. plurimaffinis de Gregorio, 1914
de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano 2: 39, pl. 3, figs. 2a-d.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio muhlfeldianus Lea, 1838)

Lampsilis radiata oneidensis F.C. Baker, 1916
F.C. Baker, 1916, Nautilus 30: 74, pl. 2, figs. 1-4.
F.C. Baker, 1918, Techn. Pub. Syracuse Univ., New York (9): 247, text fig.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mya radiata Gmelin, 1791)
Type(s): SYNTYPES ANSP_114854, Lower South Bay, Oneida Lake, N.Y.

Unio virginea Frierson, 1927
‘Lamarck’ Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 72.
(error for Unio virginana Reeve, 1865)

Lampsilis (s.s.) fullerkati R.I. Johnson, 1984
Kat, 1983, J. Moll. Studies 49: 133, fig. 1B [as ‘Lampsilis sp.’].
R.I. Johnson, 1984, Occ. Pap. Moll. 4(63): 307, fig’d.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MCZ_294576, West shore of Lake Waccamaw, Waccamaw, Columbia Co., North Carolina.

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