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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 | Pleurobema

species Pleurobema decisum (Lea, 1831): synonymy
     5 specimens available.

Unio decisus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 92 [102], pl. 12, fig. 23.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84723, Claiborne, Ala.

Unio scalenius Say, 1834
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
(misidentified reference to Obliquaria (Scalenaria) scalenia Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio decisus Küster, 1852
‘Lea’ Küster, 1852, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 41, pl. 7, fig. 3. [in part]
(reference to Unio decisus Lea, 1831)

Unio chattanoogaensis Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 166.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 209 [27], pl. 25, fig. 90.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84729, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Unio anaticulus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 92 [96], pl. 13, fig. 240.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84735, Columbus, Miss.

Unio consanguineus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 60.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 67 [71], pl. 7, fig. 217.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84726, Cahawba R., Ala.

Unio crebrivittatus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 60.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 43 [47], pl. 15, fig. 41.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84725, Coosawattee R., Ga.

Unio medius Reeve, 1864
‘Lea’ Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 17, sp. 77.
(misidentified reference to Unio medius Lea, 1861)

Pleurobema chattanogaense Burch, 1975
‘Lea’ Burch, 1975, Freshw. Unio. North Amer.: 12.
(error for Unio chattanoogaensis Lea, 1858)

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