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Thu 05 Dec 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 | Popenaiadini | Barynaias

species Barynaias plexus (Conrad, 1838): synonymy
     83 specimens available.

Unio carbonarius Lea, 1838
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 19. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 37, pl. 11, fig. 32.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84080A, River Medellin, Vera Cruz, Mexico.

Unio plexus Conrad, 1838
Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(10): 89, pl. 49, figs. 1-2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 255.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_129923, Vera Cruz, Mexico.

Unio pliciferus Lea, 1838
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 13. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 61, pl. 17, fig. 53.
Type(s): SYNTYPE USNM_84080, Mexico.

Unio rusticus Sowerby, 1868
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 64, sp. 324; errata.
(homonym of Unio rusticus Lea, 1856)

Unio pliciferus var. B minor Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(15): 581, pl. 69, fig. 4.
(homonym of Unio margaritifer var. minor Rossmässler, 1835; intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio pliciferus Lea, 1838)
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN-IM-2000-1812, Rio Medellin, Mexique.

Psoronaias plexoideus Frierson, 1927
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 64, sp. 324; errata [as ‘Unio rusticus’].
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 63, sp. 273.

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