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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 | Alasmidontini | Pyganodon

species Pyganodon cataracta (Say, 1817): synonymy
     6 specimens available.

Anodonta fluviatilis Bosc, 1801
‘Gmelin’ of Authors.
Bosc, 1801, Hist. Nat. Coquilles 3: 146.
Dillwyn, 1817, Descr. Cat. Rec. Shells 1: 316 [’Mytilus fluviatilis’].
Bosc, 1824, Hist. Nat. Coquilles 3: 143.
(misidentified reference to Mytilus fluviatilis Gmelin, 1791)

Anodonta cataracta Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [13,] pl. 3, fig. 4.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [19,] pl. 3, fig. 4.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 53.
Type(s): TYPE MNHN_MPL_0036, [unknown].

Anodonta marginata Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [13,] pl. 3, fig. 5.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [19,] pl. 3, fig. 5.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 53-54.

Anodonta (s.s.) atra Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 316.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 59.

Anodonta (s.s.) cuneata Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 316.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 59.

Mytilus marginatus Eaton, 1826
Eaton, 1826, Zool. Text-Book: 224.
(reference to Anodonta marginata Say, 1817)

Anodonta (Flexiplis?) digonota Rafinesque, 1831
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 6.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 82.

Anodonta teres Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 47, pl. 7, fig. 2.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 264.

Anodonta digonota Ferussac, 1835
‘Rafinesque’ Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5: 25.
(reference to Anodonta (Flexiplis?) digonota Rafinesque, 1831)

Anodonta excurvata DeKay, 1843
DeKay, 1843, Zool. New York 5: 202, pl. 17, fig. 233.

Anodonta virgulata Lea, 1857
Lea, 1857, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 9: 86.
Lea, 1862, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 9]: 213 [35], pl. 33, fig, 282.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86593, Weldon, Roanoke R., N.C.

Anodonta dariensis Lea, 1858
Lea, 1858, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 10: 139.
Lea, 1859, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 230 [48], pl. 28, fig. 99.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86600, Macon (Swift Creek), Georgia.

Anodonta tryonii Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 14: 169.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 28 [32], pl. 10, fig. 27.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86572, Potomac R., near chain bridge, D.C.

Anodonta williamsii Lea, 1862
Lea, 1862, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 14: 169.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 27 [31], pl. 10, fig. 26.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86687, Potomac R., near Mt. Vernon, Va.

Anodonta dolearis Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 193.
(incorrect original spelling of Anodonta doliaris Lea, 1863)

Anodonta doliaris Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 193 [as ‘dolearis’].
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 24 [28], pl. 8, fig. 23.
(correct name for Anodonta dolearis Lea, 1863)

Anodonta dignota Simpson, 1900
‘Rafinesque’ Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 631 [as by Férussac], 648.
‘Rafinesque’ Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 387 [as by Férussac], 437.
(error for Anodonta (Flexiplis?) digonota Rafinesque, 1831)

Anodonta digonata Campbell & Lydeard, 2012
‘Rafinesque’ Campbell & Lydeard, 2012, Amer. Malac. Bull. 30(1): 31.
(error for Anodonta (Flexiplis?) digonota Rafinesque, 1831)

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