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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 | Pleurobemini | Fusconaia

species Fusconaia flava (Rafinesque, 1820): synonymy
     9 specimens available.

Obliquaria (Quadrula) flava Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1819, Jour. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat. 88: 426 [as ‘U. (Plagiola) flava’]. [nomen nudum]
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 305, pl. 81, figs. 13-14.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 29, 49.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20230, small creeks in Kentucky.

Obliquaria (Sintoxia) lateralis Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 310.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 53.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20247, Riv. Kentucky.

Unio undatus Barnes, 1823
Barnes, 1823, Amer. J. Sci. 6 (1-2): 121, pl. 4, fig. 4.

Unio rubiginosus Lea, 1829
Lea, 1829, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 3 [O. 1]: 427 [41], pl. 8, fig. 10.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84556, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Unio trigonus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 110 [120], pl. 16, fig. 40.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84629, Louisville, KY.

Unio undatus Conrad, 1834
‘Barnes’ Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 72.
(reference to Unio undatus Barnes, 1823)

Unio cordatus Conrad, 1836
‘Raf.’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(5): 48, pl. 25.
(misidentified reference to Obovaria cordata Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio flavus Conrad, 1837
‘Rafinesque’ Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(9): 74, pl. 41, fig. 2.
(reference to Obliquaria (Quadrula) flava Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio triangularis Küster, 1852
Küster, 1852, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 56, pl. 12, fig. 3.
(misidentified reference to Unio triangularis Barnes, 1823)

Unio hebetatus Conrad, 1854
Conrad, 1854, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 296, pl. 26, fig. 5.

Unio coccineus Reeve, 1865
‘Lea’ Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 22, sp. 104.
(misidentified reference to Unio coccineus Lea, 1838)

Unio pilaris Reeve, 1865
‘Lea’ Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 27, sp. 138.
(misidentified reference to Unio pilaris Lea, 1840)

Unio trigonus Sowerby, 1868
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 64, sp. 322; errata.
(reference to Unio trigonus Lea, 1831)

Margaron (Unio) habetatus Lea, 1870
‘Con.’ Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 38.
(error for Unio hebetatus Conrad, 1854)

Fusconaia selecta Wheeler, 1914
Wheeler, 1914, Nautilus 28(7): 76, pl. 4.
Type(s): PARATYPE FMNH_22816, Cache River, at Nemo, Craighead Co., Arkansas.

Quadrula (sec. Fusconaia) chunii var. nasuta Simpson, 1914
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 877.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio chunii Lea, 1862)

Unio validus var. continuus de Gregorio, 1914
de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano 2: 51.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio validus Lea, 1871)

Fusconaia undata trigonoides Utterback, 1915
‘Frierson, MS’ Utterback, 1915, Amer. Midl. Nat. 4(4): 107, pl. 15, figs. 30A-D; pl. 4, figs. 9a-b.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 55, sp. 232d.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio undatus Barnes, 1823)

Fusconaia flava var. parvula Grier, 1918
Grier, 1918, Nautilus 32(1): 11.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Obliquaria (Quadrula) flava Rafinesque, 1820)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) CM_61.4513, “Big Bend” Presque Isle Bay, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

Fusconaia undata wagneri F.C. Baker, 1928
F.C. Baker, 1928, Bull. Wisconsin Geol. Nat. Hist. Survey 70(2): 64, pl. 40, figs. 1-3.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio undatus Barnes, 1823)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) UMMZ_209194, Lake Pepin, Lake City, Minnesota.

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