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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 | Popenaiadini | Nephronaias

species Nephronaias goascoranensis (Lea, 1858): synonymy
     50 specimens available.

Unio goascoranensis Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 118.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 258 [76], pl. 41, fig. 139.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85086, Goascoran R., Honduras.

Unio goascoranensis Martens, 1900
Martens, 1900, Biol. Centr.-Amer., Moll.: 501, pl. 38, figs. 10-10a.
(reference to Unio goascoranensis Lea, 1858)

Unio (Elliptio) guatemalanus Martens, 1900
Martens, 1900, Biol. Centr.-Amer., Moll.: 519, pl. 38, figs. 7-8a.
Type(s): TYPE ZMB_MP_0513, Rio Michatoya, bei Paso San Antonio, Guatemala.

Elliptio (Nephronaias) guatemalensis Frierson, 1927
‘von Martens’ Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 36.
(error for Unio (Elliptio) guatemalanus Martens, 1900)

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