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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

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The nominal species (available and otherwise) in this synonymy are listed by usage rather than strictly by publication date. The primary sorting order is by the most recent year (since 1969) that the species name was treated as valid, and then nominal species are sorted secondarily by publication year.

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species Micronaias arata (Lea, 1843): nominal species
     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 aratusLea (1843), Sowerby (1868), B.H. Wright (1888)
Margaron (Unio) aratusLea (1852), Lea (1870)
Unio (Hyridella) aratusAdams & Adams (1857)
Unio (sec. Hyridella) aratusPaetel (1890)
Unio (sec. Micronaias) aratusSimpson (1900), Simpson (1914)
Unio (Arotonaias) aratusMartens (1900)
Elliptio (Micronaias) aratusFrierson (1927), Haas (1929), Haas (1969), Haas (1969)
Elliptio (sec. Micronaias) aratusThiele (1934)
Micronaias arataGraf & Cummings (2007), Bogan (2010), Graf & Cummings (2021)

Unio nuculinus Philippi, 1849
Philippi, 1849, Z. Malak. 5(11): 176.
Type(s): SYNTYPE ZMB_MP_0546, Nicaragua.

Unio nuculinusPhilippi (1849)
Plagiola nuculinusSimpson (1900)
Unio (Simonaias) nuculinusMartens (1900)
Unio (sec. Micronaias) aratusSimpson (1914)
Elliptio (Micronaias) aratusHaas (1969)

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

Unio globulosusMartens (1900)
Unio (Arotonaias) aratusMartens (1900)

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