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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 | Plethobasus

species Plethobasus cyphyus (Rafinesque, 1820): synonymy
     3 specimens available.

Obliquaria (Quadrula) cyphya Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 305.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 49.
(correct name for Unio cyphia Rafinesque, 1820)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20239, River Ohio.

Unio cyphia Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 305.
(incorrect original spelling of Obliquaria (Quadrula) cyphya Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio aesopus Green, 1827
Green, 1827, Contrib. Maclurian Lyceum 1: 46, fig. 3.

Unio cicatricosus Conrad, 1834
‘Say’ Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: ??.
‘Say’ Conrad, 1840, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 2(13): 115, pl. 64.
(misidentified reference to Unio cicatricosus Say, 1829)

Unio scyphius Küster, 1861
‘Rafinesque’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 181.
(error for Obliquaria (Quadrula) cyphya Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio compertus Frierson, 1911
Frierson, 1911, Nautilus 25(5): 53, pl. 3, middle & lower figs.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE UMMZ_80525, Holston River, Tennessee.

Unio esopus de Gregorio, 1914
‘Green’ de Gregorio, 1914, Il Nat. Siciliano 2: 58.
(error for Unio aesopus Green, 1827)

Plethobasus cyphus Campbell et al., 2005
‘Rafinesque’ Campbell et al., 2005, Invert. Biol. 124(2): 154.
(error for Obliquaria (Quadrula) cyphya Rafinesque, 1820)

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