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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 | Pleurobema

species Pleurobema clava (Lamarck, 1819): synonymy
     8 specimens available.

Unio clava Lamarck, 1819
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 74, sp. 18.
Type(s): TYPE MNHN_MPL_0015, Amer. Sept.

Obliquaria (Scalenaria) scalenia Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 309, pl. 81, figs. 24-25.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 53.
Type(s): NEOTYPE ANSP_20229, Ohio.

Pleurobema cuneata Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 313.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 56.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20228, Riv. Ohio.

Pleurobema mytiloides Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1819, Jour. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat. 88: 427 [as ‘Unio (Pleurobema) mytiloïdes’]. [nomen nudum]
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 313, pl. 82, figs. 8-10.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 29, 56.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20223, [no locality available - North America].

Pleurobema cuneata var. maculata Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 313.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 56.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Pleurobema cuneata Rafinesque, 1820)

Pleurobema cuneata var. sulcata Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 313.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 56.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Pleurobema cuneata Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio (Aximedia) elliptica Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1818, Amer. Mon. Mag. 3: 355 [as ‘Potamilus ellipticus’]. [nomen nudum]
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 296.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 22, 42.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20213, [no locality available - North America].

Unio patulus Lea, 1829
Lea, 1829, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 3 [O. 1]: 441, pl. 12, fig. 20.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84760, Ohio ?

Unio cuneatus Say, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
(reference to Pleurobema cuneata Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio modioliformis Lea, 1834
‘Say’ of Authors.
Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5 [O. 1]: 89.
Conrad, 1835, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(1): 5.
Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5: 28.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 246.
(intro'd as syn of Unio clava Lamarck, 1819)

Unio mytilloides Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, Amer. J. Sci. 25(2): 343, pl. 1, fig. 7.
(error for Pleurobema mytiloides Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio clavus Conrad, 1835
‘Lamarck’ Conrad, 1835, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(1): 5, pl. 3, fig. 1.
(reference to Unio clava Lamarck, 1819)

Unio bournianus Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 288.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 213 [51], pl. 15, fig. 28.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84683, Scioto R., Chillicothe, Ohio.

Unio gibbosus Küster, 1848
‘Rafinesque’ Küster, 1848, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 40.
(error for Obliquaria (Scalenaria) scalenia Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio (Scalenaria) scalenarius Mörch, 1853
‘Raf.’ Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 44.
(error for Obliquaria (Scalenaria) scalenia Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio consanguineus de Gregorio, 1914
de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano 2: 46.
(homonym of Unio consanguineus Lea, 1861)

Unio anaticulus var. ohiensis de Gregorio, 1914
de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano 2: 51, pl. 10, figs. 3a-d.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio anaticulus Lea, 1861)

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