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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 | Amblemini | Amblema

species Amblema plicata (Say, 1817): synonymy
     14 specimens available.

Unio plicata Say, 1817
‘LeSueur’ Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12].
‘LeSueur’ Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [17].
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 50.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4305, Ohio, U.S.A.

Unio peruviana Lamarck, 1819
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 248, fig. 7 [as Unio sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 71, sp. 4.

Unio rariplicata Lamarck, 1819
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 71, sp. 5.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MPL_0037, Habite la rivière de l’Ohio. Michaud.

Amblema costata Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 315, pl. 82, figs. 13-14.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 58.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20246, small creeks, Kentucky.

Unio crassus Barnes, 1823
Barnes, 1823, Amer. J. Sci. 6 (1-2): 118.
(misidentified reference to Unio crassus Say, 1817)

Unio undulatus Barnes, 1823
Barnes, 1823, Amer. J. Sci. 6 (1-2): 120, pl. 2.
(homonym of Unio undulata Say, 1817)

Unio gigantea Lea, 1834
‘Barnes’ Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5 [O. 1]: 31, 35.
(misidentified reference to Unio (crassus var.) giganteus Barnes, 1823)

Unio costatus Conrad, 1836
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(2): pl. 17, fig. 7.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 4, sp. 16.
(reference to Amblema costata Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio perplicatus Conrad, 1841
Conrad, 1841, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 1: 19.
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 1: 276, pl. 38, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 261 [as ‘Plectomerus perplicatus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_129919, Jackson, Miss.

Unio undulatus Hanley, 1843
‘Barnes’ Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 175, pl. 20, fig. 26.
(reference to Unio undulatus Barnes, 1823)

Unio atrocostatus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 163.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 70 [44], pl. 2, fig. 5 [as ‘atro-costatus’].

Unio hippopoeus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 163 [as ‘hippopœus’].
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 67 [41], pl. 1, fig. 1 [as ‘hippopœus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84096, L. Erie.

Unio latecostatus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 163.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 68 [42], pl. 1, fig. 2.
Type(s): POSSIBLE SYNTYPE ANSP_127444, Ala. River, Selma, Alabama.

Margaron (Unio) laticostasus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 21.
(error for Unio latecostatus Lea, 1845)

Unio hippopaeus Lea, 1852
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 21 [as ‘hippopæus’].
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 261 [as ‘hippopæus’].
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 497 [as ‘hippopæus’].
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 11, sp. 40 [as ‘hippopæus’].
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 31 [as ‘hippopæus’].
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 767 [as ‘hippopæa’].
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 816 [as ‘hippopæa’].
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 61.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 287.
Clarke, 1973, Malacologia 13(1-2): 35.
Burch, 1975, Freshw. Unio. North Amer.: 165.
Strayer & Jirka, 1997, Pearly Mussels NY (26): 98.
He & Zhuang, 2013, Freshwater Bivalves China: 27.
(error for Unio hippopoeus Lea, 1845)

Unio heros Küster, 1855
‘Say’ Küster, 1855, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 136, pl. 40, figs. 1-2.
(misidentified reference to Unio heros Say, 1829)

Unio pearlensis Conrad, 1855
Conrad, 1855, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 7: 256.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_129918, Pearl River, Miss.

Unio plicatus Küster, 1856
‘Say’ of Authors.
Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 137, pl. 40, fig. 3.
Chenu, 1859, Manuel Conchyl. 2: 143, pl. 706.
(reference to Unio plicata Say, 1817)

Unio laticostatus Adams & Adams, 1857
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 497.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 31.
Singley, 1893, Geol. Surv. Texas (1892): 317.
(error for Unio latecostatus Lea, 1845)

Unio perlensis Reeve, 1864
‘Conrad’ of Authors.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 11, sp. 42.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 163.
(error for Unio pearlensis Conrad, 1855)

Unio perplicatus Reeve, 1864
‘Conrad, Anthony, MS.’ Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 9, sp. 35; errata [changed to ‘U. atrocostatus’].
(reference to Unio perplicatus Conrad, 1841; error for Unio atrocostatus Lea, 1845)

Unio brazosensis Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 144.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 309 [69], pl. 48, fig. 122.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84110, Brazos River, Tex.

Unio lincecumii Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 144.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 312 [72], pl. 49, fig. 125.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84112, Dallas Co., Texas.

Unio pauciplicatus Lea, 1872
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 24: 156.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8 [O. 13]: 29 [33], pl. 9, fig. 26.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84111, Austin, Texas.

Unio quintardii Cragin, 1887
Cragin, 1887, Bull. Washburn Coll. 2: 6.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_63304, Sac & Fox Reservation, Oklahoma.

Unio lincecurei Paetel, 1890
‘Lea’ Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 157.
(error for Unio lincecumii Lea, 1868)

Unio pilsbryi Marsh, 1891
Marsh, 1891, Nautilus 5(1): 1.
Pilsbry, 1892, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 44: 131, pl. 8, figs. 7-8.
Pilsbry, 1892, Nautilus 6: pl. 1, figs. 7-8.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_41589, Little Red River, Ark.

Cokeria southalli Marshall, 1916
Marshall, 1916, Nautilus 29: 133.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_215130, James R., Huron, South Dakota.

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