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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 pyriforme (Lea, 1857): synonymy
     8 specimens available.

Unio striatus Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 287.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 203 [41], pl. 12, fig. 16.
(homonym of Unio striatus Goldfuss, 1837; renamed Pleurobema simpsoni Vanatta, 1915)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84797, Columbus, Ga.

Unio strictus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 26.
(error for Unio striatus Lea, 1840)

Unio bulbosus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 172.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 191 [9], pl. 21, fig. 75.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84715, Flint R., near Macon, Ga.

Unio modicus Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 171.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 204 [22], pl. 24, fig. 86.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84787, Chattahoochee R., 10 mi above Columbus, Ga.

Unio pyriformis Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 31.
Lea, 1858, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 6]: 69, pl. 12, fig. 50.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84781, near Columbus, Ga.

Unio amabilis Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 17: 89.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 257 [17], pl. 31, fig. 72.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84573, Butler, Taylor Co., Ga.

Unio litus Lea, 1871
Lea, 1871, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 23: 189.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8 [O. 13]: 17 [21], pl. 5, fig. 13.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85142, Cahawba R., Shelby Co., Ala.

Unio reclusus B.H. Wright, 1898
B.H. Wright, 1898, Nautilus 11: 111.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_151029, Ocklockonee Riv., Leon Co., Fla.

Unio harperi B.H. Wright, 1899
B.H. Wright, 1899, Nautilus 13: 6.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_159197, [Spring Cr., Decatur Co.]. Ga.

Pleurobema simpsoni Vanatta, 1915
Vanatta, 1915, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 67: 559.
(new name for Unio striatus Lea, 1840)

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