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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 rubrum (Rafinesque, 1820): synonymy
     2 specimens available.

Obliquaria rubra Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 314.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 57.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20237, [no locality available - North America].

Obliquaria rubra var. lineata Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 314.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 57.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Obliquaria rubra Rafinesque, 1820)

Obliquaria rubra var. pallida Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 314.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 57.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Obliquaria rubra Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio cardiacea Guérin, 1823
Guérin, 1823, Icon. Règne Animal Cuvier 2: pl. 28, fig. 7.

Unio obliquus Wood, 1828
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 3 [as ‘Mya obliqua’].
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 57, pl. 1, sp. 8.
Wood & Hanley, 1856, Index Testac.: 200, pl. 1, fig. 8.
(misidentified reference to Unio obliqua Lamarck, 1819)

Unio mytiloides Deshayes, 1830
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Deshayes, 1830, Enc. Méth. 2: 586, pl. 249, fig. 4.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(4): 41, pl. 20.
(misidentified reference to Pleurobema mytiloides Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio pyramidatus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 109 [119], pl. 16, fig. 39.
Type(s): SYNTYPES ANSP_41726, Ohio River.

Unio caridacea Conrad, 1836
‘Guérin’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(5): 41.
(error for Unio cardiacea Guérin, 1823)

Unio coccineus Jay, 1850
Jay, 1850, Cat. Rec. Shells: 66.
(misidentified reference to Unio coccineus Conrad, 1836)

Unio ruber Conrad, 1853
‘Rafinesque’ Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 257.
(reference to Obliquaria rubra Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio cardidiacea Lea, 1870
‘Conrad’ Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 39.
(error for Unio caridacea Conrad, 1836)

Unio mytilloides Frierson, 1927
‘Lea, 1829’ Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 52.
(misidentified reference to Pleurobema mytiloides Rafinesque, 1820; error for Pleurobema mytiloides Rafinesque, 1820)

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