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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 | Elliptio

species Elliptio ahenea (Lea, 1843): synonymy
     3 specimens available.

Unio aheneus Lea, 1843
Lea, 1843, [privately published sheet]: [1].
Lea, 1845, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 9 [O. 4]: 280 [38], pl. 41, fig. 9.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE USNM_86030, Black Creek, Florida.

Unio ahaeneus Sowerby, 1866
Sowerby, 1866, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 36, sp. 194 [as ‘ahæneus’].
(error for Unio aheneus Lea, 1843)

Unio waltoni B.H. Wright, 1888
B.H. Wright, 1888, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 40: 114, pl. 2, fig. 3.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_91145, Lake Woodruff, Fla.

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