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Wed 15 May 2019

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 | Ligumia

species Ligumia recta (Lamarck, 1819): synonymy
     4 specimens available.

Unio recta Lamarck, 1819
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 74, sp. 19.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MPL_0016, Habite le Lac EriƩ. Michaud. [Lives in Lake Erie. Michaud].

Unio (Eurynia) latissima Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1818, Amer. Mon. Mag. 3: 355 [as ‘Potamilus latissima’]. [nomen nudum]
Rafinesque, 1819, Jour. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat. 88: 426. [nomen nudum]
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 297, pl. 80, figs. 14-15.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 22, 29, 42.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20212, Ohio River.

Unio praelongus Barnes, 1823
Barnes, 1823, Amer. J. Sci. 6 (1-2): 261, pl. 13, fig. 11.

Unio proelongus Ferussac, 1835
‘Barnes’ Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5: 27.
(error for Unio praelongus Barnes, 1823)

Unio rectus Conrad, 1836
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(3): 33, pl. 55.
(reference to Unio recta Lamarck, 1819)

Unio sageri Conrad, 1836
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(6): 53, pl. 29, fig. 1.

Unio arquatus Conrad, 1854
Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 297, pl. 26, fig. 8.

Unio leprosus Miles, 1861
Miles, 1861, Biann. Rept. Geol. Survey Michigan 1: 240.
Type(s): SYNTYPE ANSP_42392, Huron River, Mich.

Unio rectoides Whitfield, 1885
Whitfield, 1885, U.S. Geol. Surv. Mon. 9: 250, pl. 32, figs. 1-2.

Unio angustatus var. cuniculus de Gregorio, 1914
de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano 2: 52, pl. 10, fig. 1a-d.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio angustatus Lea, 1831)

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