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Tue 08 Oct 2019

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 | Elliptio

species Elliptio occulta (Lea, 1843): synonymy
     6 specimens available.

Unio fuscatus Lea, 1843
Lea, 1843, [privately published sheet]: [1].
Lea, 1845, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 9 [O. 4]: 277 [35], pl. 40, fig. 4.
(homonym of Unio (Elliptio) viridis var. fuscata Rafinesque, 1820; renamed Unio rafinesquei Vanatta, 1915)
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85243, Black Cr., Fla.

Unio occultus Lea, 1843
Lea, 1843, [privately published sheet]: [1].
Lea, 1845, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 9 [O. 4]: 279 [37], pl. 41, fig. 7.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_85247, Lake Monroe, Fla.

Unio fryanus B.H. Wright, 1888
B.H. Wright, 1888, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 40: 113, pl. 2, fig. 1.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_151032, Lake Ashby, Volusia Co., Fla.

Unio burtchianus S.H. Wright, 1897
S.H. Wright, 1897, Nautilus 10(12): 137.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_149653, St. Marys Riv., [Nassau Co.]., Florida.

Unio lehmanii S.H. Wright, 1897
S.H. Wright, 1897, Nautilus 10(12): 138.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_149650, St. Marys Riv., [Nassau Co.]., Florida.

Unio dispalans B.H. Wright, 1899
B.H. Wright, 1899, Nautilus 13: 50.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_159986, Suwanee R., Fla.

Unio rafinesquei Vanatta, 1915
Vanatta, 1915, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 67: 559.
(new name for Unio fuscatus Lea, 1843)

Unio accultus Clench & Turner, 1956
‘Lea’ Clench & Turner, 1956, Bull. Fla. State Mus. 1: 166.
(error for Unio occultus Lea, 1843)

Unio lehmanni Watters et al., 2009
‘Wright’ Watters et al., 2009, Freshw. Mussels OH: 82.
(error for Unio lehmanii S.H. Wright, 1897)

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