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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 perovatum (Conrad, 1834): synonymy
     10 specimens available.

Unio perovatus Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, Amer. J. Sci. 25(2): 338, pl. 1, fig. 3.
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 47, pl. 2, fig. 3.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 254.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_129864, [no locality available - North America].

Unio nux Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 5]: 283 [39], pl. 24, fig. 43.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85316, Alabama R., Ala.

Unio johannis Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 171.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 343 [25], pl. 55, fig. 168.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84830, Alabama R., Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Unio cinnamomicus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 39.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 100 [104], pl. 16, fig. 248.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85317, Tombigbee R., Columbus, Miss.

Unio concolor Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 40.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 89 [83], pl. 12, fig. 237.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85319, Big Prairie Cr., Perry Co., Ala.

Unio flavidulus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 39.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 97 [101], pl. 15, fig. 245.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84719, Columbus, Miss.

Unio interventus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 60.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 84 [88], pl. 11, fig. 233.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84722, Cahawba R., Ala.

Unio pallidofulvus Lea, 1861
Lea, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 13: 60.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 8]: 83 [87], pl. 11, fig. 232.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84721, Cahawba R., Ala.

Unio placidus Küster, 1862
‘Lea Mss.’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 262, pl. 88, fig. 2.

Unio cinnamominus Sowerby, 1868
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 83, sp. 436.
(error for Unio cinnamomicus Lea, 1861)

Unio simulans Lea, 1871
Lea, 1871, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 23: 190.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8 [O. 13]: 18 [22], pl. 5, fig. 15.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84840, Cahawba R., Shelby Co., Ala.

Unio pinkstoni S.H. Wright, 1897
S.H. Wright, 1897, Nautilus 10(12): 136.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_149649, Tuscaloosa Riv., Ala.

Pleurobema similans Johnson, 1905
Johnson, 1905, Science 31(537): 590.
ITIS, 2012, ITIS: [web].
(error for Unio simulans Lea, 1871)

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