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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 cicatricosus (Say, 1829): synonymy
     5 specimens available.

Unio cicatricosus Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(19): 292, sp. 2.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 131.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4539, N. Amerika.

Unio varicosus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 90 [100], pl. 11, fig. 20.
(homonym of Unio varicosa Lamarck, 1819)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84320, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Unio cicatricosus Reeve, 1864
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 8, sp. 31; pl. 13, fig. 50.
(reference to Unio cicatricosus Say, 1829)

Unio cicatricoides Frierson, 1911
Frierson, 1911, Nautilus 25(5): 53, fig. 2, upper fig.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE UMMZ_80521, Wabash River, Indiana.

Unio detectus Frierson, 1911
Frierson, 1911, Nautilus 25(5): 52, pls. 2 , lower fig.; pl. 3, upper fig.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 45, sp. 202.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE UMMZ_81937, Ohio River.

Pleurobema (Plethobasus) cicatricoideum Frierson, 1927
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 45, sp. 203.
(error for Unio cicatricoides Frierson, 1911)

Plethobasus pachosteus Morrison, 1969
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Morrison, 1969, AMU Annual Rept. (1969): 24.
R.I. Johnson, 1980, Bull. MCZ 149(2): 90.
(misidentified reference to Obovaria pachostea Rafinesque, 1820)

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