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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 | Plectomerus

species Plectomerus dombeyanus (Valenciennes in Humboldt & Bonpland, 1827): synonymy
     3 specimens available.

Unio crassidens Lamarck, 1819
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 150, fig. 5.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 71, sp. 3, var. a. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio crassidens Lamarck, 1819)

Unio dombeyana Valenciennes, 1827
Humboldt & Bonpland in Valenciennes, 1827, Receuil Observ. Zool. 2: 227, pl. 53, figs. 1a-b.

Bariosta ponderosus Rafinesque, 1831
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 2.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 73.

Lasmigona ponderosa Rafinesque, 1831
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 5.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 79.

Unio interruptus Say, 1831
Say, 1831, Transylvania J. Med. Assoc. Sci. 4: 525.
Say, 1832, Amer. Conch. 4: pl. 33.
(homonym of Unio (Eurynia) solenoides var. interrupta Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio trapezoides Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 69 [79], pl. 3, fig. 1.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_84103, Lake St. Joseph, Mis.

Unio dombeiana Ferussac, 1835
‘Valenciennes’ of Authors.
Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5: 27, 33.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 175.
(error for Unio dombeyana Valenciennes, 1827)

Complanaria trapezius Agassiz, 1852
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 49.
(error for Unio trapezoides Lea, 1831)

Quadrula trapezoides var. pentagonoides Frierson, 1902
Frierson, 1902, Nautilus 16: 39.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 62 [as ‘A. (Plectomerus) dombeyana’].
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio trapezoides Lea, 1831)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_128928, Lake Charles, La.

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