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Thu 04 Jul 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 arctata (Conrad, 1834): synonymy
     7 specimens available.

Unio arctatus Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, Amer. J. Sci. 25(2): 340, pl. 1, fig. 9.
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 36, pl. 5, fig. 4.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 245.

Unio strigosus Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 287.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 198 [36], pl. 9, fig. 9.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85890, Chattahoochee R., Columbus, Georgia.

Unio tortivus Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 287.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 204 [42], pl. 12, fig. 17.
Type(s): POSSIBLE SYNTYPE USNM_85674, Lee Co., Ga.

Unio lazarus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5: 251. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 259 [15], pl. 14, fig. 9.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86155, Abbeville District, S.C.

Unio perstriatus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 255 [11], pl. 12, fig. 3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85892, Abbeville, S.C.

Unio gracilentus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 85.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 58 [62], pl. 3, fig. 205.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85976, Catawba R., Gaston Co., N.C.

Unio viridans Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 170.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 337 [19], pl. 54, fig. 162.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85579, Columbus, Ga.

Unio perlatus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 193.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 15 [19], pl. 4, fig. 13.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86006, Black Rock Landing, Cape Fear R., N.C.

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