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Wed 15 May 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 | Lampsilini | Lampsilis

species Lampsilis cariosa (Say, 1817): synonymy
     1 specimen available.

Mya radiata Gmelin, 1791
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 152, fig. 7.
Gmelin, 1791, Syst. Nat. 1(6): 3220, sp. 9, var. b. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Mya radiata Gmelin, 1791)

Unio cariosus Say, 1817
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 152. fig. 7. [pre-linnaean]
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 3, fig. 2.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [17,] pl. 3, fig. 2.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 51.
Type(s): NEOTYPE MCZ_178839, Schuylkill River, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Unio ovata Lamarck, 1819
‘Say’ Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 75, sp. 23, var. b. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio ovatus Say, 1817)

Lampsilis pallida Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1819, Jour. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat. 88: 426 [as ‘U. (Proptera) pallida’]. [nomen nudum]
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 299, footnote.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 29, 44.

Unio ovatus Valenciennes, 1827
‘Say’ Valenciennes, 1827, Recueil Observ. Zool. Anat. Comp. 2(11-12): 226, pl. 50, figs. 1-1c.
(misidentified reference to Unio ovatus Say, 1817)

Unio viridis Ferussac, 1835
‘Rafinesque’ Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5: 27.
(misidentified reference to Unio (Elliptio) viridis Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio oratus Conrad, 1849
Conrad, 1849, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 4: 301.
Conrad, 1850, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 1: 276, pl. 37, fig. 6.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 254.

Unio carriosoides Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 163.

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