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Wed 11 Sep 2019

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 | Utterbackiana

species Utterbackiana couperiana (Lea, 1840): synonymy
     1 specimen available.

Anodonta couperiana Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 289 [as ‘cowperiana’].
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 227, pl. 20, fig. 46.
(correct name for Anodonta cowperiana Lea, 1840)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_86673, [Altamaha River] Hopeton, near Darien [McIntosh Co.], Georgia.

Anodonta cowperiana Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 289.
(incorrect original spelling of Anodonta couperiana Lea, 1840)

Anodonta dunlapiana Lea, 1842
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 248 [86], pl. 27, fig. 65.
Lea, 1843, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 2: 225.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_86564, Charleston, S. Carolina.

Anodon dunlopiana Sowerby, 1869
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 23, sp. 87.
(error for Anodonta dunlapiana Lea, 1842)

Anodonta cooperiana Paetel, 1890
‘Lea’ Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 178.
(error for Anodonta couperiana Lea, 1840)

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