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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 | Micronaias

species Micronaias arata (Lea, 1843): synonymy
     26 specimens available.

Unio aratus Lea, 1843
Lea, 1843, [privately published sheet]: [1].
Lea, 1845, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 9 [O. 4]: 282 [40], pl. 42, fig. 12.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_84395, [Lake Nicaragua, Nicaragua].

Unio nuculinus Philippi, 1848
Philippi, 1848, Z. Malak. 5(11): 176.
Type(s): SYNTYPE ZMB_MP_0546, Nicaragua.

Unio globulosus Martens, 1900
‘Dunker, in coll.’ Martens, 1900, Biol. Centr.-Amer., Moll.: 499.
(intro'd as syn of Unio aratus Lea, 1843)

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