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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 | Unioninae | Anodontini | Alasmidontina | Alasmidonta

species Alasmidonta viridis (Rafinesque, 1820): synonymy
     7 specimens available.

Unio (Elliptio) viridis Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 293.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 39.
Type(s): NEOTYPE USNM_86261A, Ohio.

Unio (Elliptio) viridis var. fuscata Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 294.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 39.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio (Elliptio) viridis Rafinesque, 1820)
Type(s): TYPE ANSP_20219, Riv. Kentucky.

Unio (Elliptio) viridis var. radiata Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 294.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 39.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio (Elliptio) viridis Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio calceolus Lea, 1828
Lea, 1828, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 3 [O. 1]: 265, pl. 3, fig. 1.
(renamed Calceola angulata Swainson, 1840)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_86261, Ohio.

Unio triqueter Short & Eaton, 1831
Short & Eaton, 1831, Transylvania J. Med. Assoc. Sci. 1831: ??.
(misidentified reference to Truncilla triqueter Rafinesque, 1820)

Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1834
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
(misidentified reference to Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1818)

Alasmodonta truncata Conrad, 1834
‘Say’ Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 73.
(intro'd as syn of Alasmodonta radiata Conrad, 1834)

Margaritana deltoidea Lea, 1838
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 44. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 43, pl. 13, fig. 38.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_86215, Scioto R., Ohio.

Calceola angulata Swainson, 1840
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 382.
(new name for Unio calceolus Lea, 1828)

Unio calciolus Swainson, 1840
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 289, footnote.
(error for Unio calceolus Lea, 1828)

Margaritana minor Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 165.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 82 [56], pl. 8, fig. 26.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_86224, N.C.

Unio diversus Conrad, 1856
Conrad, 1856, Amer. J. Sci. 21: 172.

Alasmidonta (Pressodonta) calceolus danielsi F.C. Baker, 1928
F.C. Baker, 1928, Bull. Wisconsin Geol. Nat. Hist. Survey 70(2): 187, pl. 69, fig. 2; pl. 72, figs. 7-11.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio calceolus Lea, 1828)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) INHS_82276, Moots Creek, White County, Indiana.

Alasmidonta (Pressodonta) calceolus magnalacustris F.C. Baker, 1928
F.C. Baker, 1928, Bull. Wisconsin Geol. Nat. Hist. Survey 70(2): 188, pl. 69, fig. 3; 72, figs. 12-16.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio calceolus Lea, 1828)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) UMMZ_209215, Sturgeon Bay, Wisc.

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