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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 oviforme (Conrad, 1834): synonymy
     16 specimens available.

Unio oviformis Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 46, pl. 3, fig. 6.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 254.

Unio ravenelianus Lea, 1834
Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5 [O. 1]: 32 [144], pl. 3, fig. 5.
(renamed Unio rudis Conrad, 1837)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84783, French Broad R., near Ashville, N. Carolina.

Unio rudis Conrad, 1837
Conrad, 1837, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(8): 76, pl. 43, fig. 1.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 257.
(new name for Unio ravenelianus Lea, 1834)

Unio patulus Conrad, 1838
‘Lea’ Conrad, 1838, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(10): 92, pl. 50, fig. 2.
(misidentified reference to Unio patulus Lea, 1829)

Unio holstonensis Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 288.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 212 [50], pl. 15, fig. 27.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84641, Holston R., Tenn.

Unio argenteus Lea, 1841
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 2: 82.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 242 [80], pl. 25, fig. 57.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84778, Holston R., Tenn.

Unio decisus Küster, 1852
‘Lea’ Küster, 1852, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 41, pl. 8, fig. 1. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio decisus Lea, 1831)

Unio mundus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 83.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 40 [44], pl. 14, fig. 38.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84767, Tuscumbia, Ala.

Unio lesleyi Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 306.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 352, pl. 58, fig. 177.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84759, Kentucky.

Unio tesserulae Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 392 [as ‘tesserulæ’].
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 40 [44], pl. 15, fig. 39 [as ‘tesserulæ’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84426, Nolachucky R., Tenn.

Unio striatissimus J.G. Anthony, 1865
J.G. Anthony, 1865, Amer. J. Conch. 1(2): 156, pl. 12, fig. 1.

Unio clinchensis Lea, 1867
Lea, 1867, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 19: 81.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 278 [38], pl. 37, fig. 91.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84596, Clinch R., Tenn.

Unio planior Lea, 1868
Lea, 1868, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 20: 145.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 316 [76], pl. 50, fig. 129.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84391, Tennessee.

Unio acuens Lea, 1871
Lea, 1871, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 23: 190.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8 [O. 13]: 27 [31], pl. 8, fig. 24.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84599, Holston R., near Concord, E. Tenn.

Unio lawi Lea, 1871
Lea, 1871, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 23: 189.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8 [O. 13]: 8 [12], pl. 2, fig. 4.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84757, Holston R., Tenn.

Unio pattinoides Lea, 1871
Lea, 1871, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 23: 193.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8 [O. 13]: 16 [20], pl. 4, fig. 12.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84763, Holston R., Tenn.

Unio bellulus Lea, 1872
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 24: 161.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8 [O. 13]: 50 [54], pl. 17, fig. 48.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84772, Mussel Shoals, Tenn R., Alabama.

Unio brevis Lea, 1872
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 24: 157.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8 [O. 13]: 35 [39], pl. 12, fig. 32.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84546, Conasauga R., E. Tenn.

Unio conasaugaensis Lea, 1872
Lea, 1872, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 24: 155.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8 [O. 13]: 33 [37], pl. 10, fig. 30.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85565, Conasauga Cr., Monroe Co., E. Tenn.

Unio clavus Call, 1885
‘Lamarck’ Call, 1885, unknown publication: ??.
(misidentified reference to Unio clava Lamarck, 1819)

Unio accuens Paetel, 1890
‘Lea’ Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 143.
(error for Unio acuens Lea, 1871)

Unio swordianus S.H. Wright, 1897
S.H. Wright, 1897, Nautilus 11: 4.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_149654, Br. of Clinch River, Va.

Pleurobema swordiana Simpson, 1900
‘Wright’ Simpson, 1900, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 52: 81, pl. 4, fig. 4.
(reference to Unio swordianus S.H. Wright, 1897)

Pleurobema fassinans Ortmann, 1913
‘Lea’ Ortmann, 1913, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 52(210): 310.
(misidentified reference to Unio fassinans Lea, 1868)

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