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Wed 06 Nov 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 arca (Conrad, 1834): synonymy
     4 specimens available.

Unio arcus Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, Amer. J. Sci. 25(2): 340, pl. 1, fig. 8.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 245.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_56784, Alabama.

Unio luridus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 273 [29], pl. 20, fig. 29.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85253, Coosawattee R., Murray Co., Ga.

Unio rufus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 171.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 85, pl. 17, fig. 61.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86070, Etowah R., Cass Co., Ga.

Unio subgibbosus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 169.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 53, pl. 6, fig. 36.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86101, Oostanaula R., Floyd Co., Ga.

Unio lazarus Sowerby, 1868
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 68, sp. 348.
(misidentified reference to Unio lazarus Lea, 1852)

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