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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 masoni (Conrad, 1834): synonymy
     6 specimens available.

Unio masoni Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 34, pl. 5, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(3): 28, pl. 12, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 252.

Unio subplanus Conrad, 1837
Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(9): 73, pl. 41, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 258.

Unio pumilus Lea, 1838
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 20. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 23, pl. 7, fig. 17.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84545, Black Cr., N.C.

Unio utriculus Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 164.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 69 [43], pl. 1, fig. 3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85172, N.C.

Unio merus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 260 [16], pl. 15, fig. 10.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85698, Abbeville District, S.C.

Unio pumilis Conrad, 1853
‘Lea’ Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 255.
(error for Unio pumilus Lea, 1838)

Unio striatulus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 55 [59], pl. 2, fig. 202.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84548, Roanoke R., Weldon, N.C.

Unio castus Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 306.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 349 [31], pl. 57, fig. 174.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84782, S.C.

Unio brimleyi S.H. Wright, 1897
S.H. Wright, 1897, Nautilus 10(12): 138.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_149651, Neuse Riv., Raleigh, N.C.

Unio castus Simpson, 1900
‘Lea’ Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 708.
(reference to Unio castus Lea, 1860)

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