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Tue 08 Oct 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 | Ambleminae | Quadrulini | Megalonaias

species Megalonaias nervosa (Rafinesque, 1820): synonymy
     13 specimens available.

Unio (Leptodea) nervosa Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1818, Amer. Mon. Mag. 3: 355 [as ‘Potamilus nervosus’]. [nomen nudum]
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 296, pl. 80, figs. 8-10.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 22, 41.

Unio (crassus var.) giganteus Barnes, 1823
Barnes, 1823, Amer. J. Sci. 6 (1-2): 119.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio crassus Say, 1817)

Unio undulata Valenciennes, 1827
Valenciennes, 1827, Recueil Observ. Zool. Anat. Comp. 2(11-12): 229, pl. 54, figs. 3-3b.
(misidentified reference to Unio undulatus Barnes, 1823)

Unio heros Say, 1829
Say, 1829, New Harm. Dissem. 2(19): 291, sp. 1.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 165, 225.

Unio multiplicatus Lea, 1831
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4 [O. 1]: 70, pl. 4, fig. 2.

Unio undulatus Say, 1831
‘Barnes’ Say, 1831, Amer. Conch. 2: pl. 16.
(misidentified reference to Unio undulatus Barnes, 1823)

Unio boykinianus Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 288.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 208 [46], pl. 13, fig. 22.
Type(s): TOPOTYPE USNM_83903, Columbus, Georgia.

Plectomerus boykianus Conrad, 1853
‘Lea’ Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 260.
(error for Unio boykinianus Lea, 1840)

Unio eightsii Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 306.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 367 [49], pl. 64, fig. 192.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_83991, Sabinas R., Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

Unio baykinianus Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 181.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 145.
(error for Unio boykinianus Lea, 1840)

Unio atrocostatus Reeve, 1864
‘Lea’ Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 4, sp. 13; errata [changed to ‘U. heros, Say’].
(error for Unio heros Say, 1829; misidentified reference to Unio atrocostatus Lea, 1845)

Unio atrocostatus Sowerby, 1868
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 77, sp. 404.
(misidentified reference to Unio atrocostatus Lea, 1845)

Unio eighti Paetel, 1890
‘Lea’ Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 151.
(error for Unio eightsii Lea, 1860)

Unio triumphans B.H. Wright, 1898
B.H. Wright, 1898, Nautilus 11: 101.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_150554, Coosa Riv., St. Clair Co., Ala.

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