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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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species Elliptio shepardiana (Lea, 1834): synonymy
     2 specimens available.

Unio shepardianus Lea, 1834
Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5 [O. 1]: 95 [207], pl. 13, fig. 38.
Type(s): PARATYPE MCZ_155568, [Altamaha River] [Hopeton near Darien] McIntosh Co., Georgia.

Unio sheppardianus Catlow & Reeve, 1845
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Catlow & Reeve, 1845, Conch. Nomen.: 64.
Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 287 [as ‘Ensinaia’].
(error for Unio shepardianus Lea, 1834)

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