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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 | Lampsilini | Leptodea

species Leptodea fragilis (Rafinesque, 1820): synonymy
     7 specimens available.

Unio (Leptodea) fragilis Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1818, Amer. Mon. Mag. 3: 355 [‘Potamilus fragilis’]. [nomen nudum]
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 295.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 22, 41.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20209, creeks, Kentucky.

Unio (Leptodea) fragilis var. fuscata Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 295.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 41.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio (Leptodea) fragilis Rafinesque, 1820; homonym of Unio (Elliptio) viridis var. fuscata Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio fragilis Swainson, 1823
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Swainson, 1823, Zool. Illustr. 3(1): pl. 171.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(6): 55, pl. 30.
(reference to Unio (Leptodea) fragilis Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio gracilis Barnes, 1823
Barnes, 1823, Amer. J. Sci. 6 (1-2): 274.

Unio planus Barnes, 1823
Barnes, 1823, Amer. J. Sci. 6 (1-2): 272, text fig. 16.
(homonym of Unio planus Studer, 1820)

Unio (Niaa) atrata Swainson, 1823
Swainson, 1823, Zool. Illustr. 3(1): pl. 171.

Mya plana Eaton, 1826
‘Barnes’ Eaton, 1826, Zool. Text-Book: 221.
(reference to Unio planus Barnes, 1823)

Lasmonos fragilis Rafinesque, 1831
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 5.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 81.
(homonym of Unio (Leptodea) fragilis Rafinesque, 1820)

Margarita (Unio) atratus Lea, 1836
‘Swain.’ Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 31.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 33.
(reference to Unio (Niaa) atrata Swainson, 1823)

Unio leptodea var. planus Jay, 1850
‘Barnes’ Jay, 1850, Cat. Rec. Shells: 61.
(reference to Unio planus Barnes, 1823)

Lampsilis simpsoni Ferriss, 1900
Ferriss, 1900, Nautilus 14: 38, text fig.

Lampsilis gracilis lacustris F.C. Baker, 1922
F.C. Baker, 1922, Nautilus 35(4): 131.
F.C. Baker, 1928, Bull. Wisconsin Geol. Nat. Hist. Survey 70(2): 237, pl. 80, figs. 5-7; pl. 81, figs. 1-2.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio gracilis Barnes, 1823)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) UMMZ_209186, L. Butte de Morts, Wisc.

Medionidus mcglameriae van der Schalie, 1939
van der Schalie, 1939, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (407): 1, pl. 1, figs. 1-3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE UMMZ_130460, Tombigbee River, Epes, Sumpter Co., Alabama.

Medionidus macglameriae Turgeon et al., 1988
‘van der Schalie’ of Authors.
Turgeon et al., 1988, Am. Fisher. Soc. Spec. Publ. (16): 31.
Williams et al., 1993, Fisheries 18(9): 13.
(error for Medionidus mcglameriae van der Schalie, 1939)

Unio plantus Williams et al., 2008
‘Barnes’ Williams et al., 2008, Freshw. Mussels AL and Mobile Basin: 419.
(error for Unio planus Barnes, 1823)

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