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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 | Utterbackiana

species Utterbackiana implicata (Say, 1829): synonymy
     3 specimens available.

Mytilus fucatus Dillwyn, 1817
‘S’ Lightfoot, 1786, Catalogue of the Portland Museum: 29, no. 672. [nomen nudum]
‘Solander’s MSS.’ Dillwyn, 1817, Descr. Cat. Rec. Shells 1: 317.

Anodonta fucata Férussac, 1822
Férussac, 1822, Art. Anod., in Dict. class. d’hist. nat. 1: 397.
(reference to Mytilus fucatus Dillwyn, 1817)

Anodonta implicata Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(22): 340, sp. 1.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 138.
Type(s): NEOTYPE MCZ_176769, Agawam River, (outlet of Halfway Pond), Plymouth, Mass.

Anodonta newtonensis Lea, 1838
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: addenda. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 79 [as ‘newtoniensis’], pl. 21, fig. 66.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_86561, Schuylkill, near Phila. Pa.

Anodonta newtoniensis Lea, 1838
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 79.
(incorrect original spelling of Anodonta newtonensis Lea, 1838)

Anodonta housatonica Gould, 1848
Linsley, 1845, Amer. J. Sci. 48(2): 277. [nomen nudum]
Gould, 1848, Amer. J. Sci. 56(17): 234, figs. 4-5.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_678302, Housatonica R., Fairfield Co., Connecticut.

Anodonta fuscata Westerlund, 1890
‘Fer.’ Westerlund, 1890, Fauna Paläarct. Binnenconch. 2(7): 296.
(error for Anodonta fucata Férussac, 1822)

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