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Thu 04 Apr 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 | Quadrulini | Quadrula

species Quadrula apiculata (Say, 1829): synonymy
     3 specimens available.

Unio apiculatus Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(20): 309, sp. 8.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: pl. 52.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 131, 207, 225.

Unio asper Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 85 [95], pl. 9, fig. 15.
Type(s): UNKNOWN USNM_84212, Claiborne, Ala. R., Alabama.

Unio asper Jay, 1839
‘Lea’ Jay, 1839, Cat. Rec. Shells: 55.
(reference to Unio asper Lea, 1831)

Unio nobilis Conrad, 1854
Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 297, pl. 27, figs. 2. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio nobilis Conrad, 1854)
Type(s): NOMEN NUDUM ANSP_43019, Louisiana.

Unio forsheyi Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 155.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 357 [39], pl. 60, fig. 182.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84169, Texas.

Unio speciosus Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 14: 168.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 207 [29], pl. 31, fig. 276.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84172, Leon Co., Texas.

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