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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 | Cristariina | Simpsonella

species Simpsonella purpurea (Valenciennes, 1827): synonymy
     56 specimens available.

Anodonta purpurea Valenciennes, 1827
Valenciennes, 1827, Recueil Observ. Zool. Anat. Comp. 2(11-12): 236, pl. 48 bis, figs. 3a-b.
Type(s): UNKNOWN ,

Anodonta burroughiana Lea, 1834
Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5 [O. 1]: 105, pl. 16, fig. 49.

Unio bengalensis Lea, 1838
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 26. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 3, pl. 2, fig. 3.

Unio verecundus Gould, 1850
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 3: 295.
Gould, 1852, U.S. Explor. Exped. 12: 431, figs. 541a-c.
Type(s): TYPE USNM_5926, Manilla.

Unio mauritianus Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 152.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 257 [75], pl. 40, fig. 138.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) BMNH_1965157, Mauritius [No — probably from the Philippines.].

Anodon bengalensis Sowerby, 1867
Sowerby, 1867, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 14, sp. 49.
(homonym of Unio bengalensis Lea, 1838)

Anodonta heldii Clessin, 1873
Clessin, 1873, Conchyl. Cab. 9(1): 64, pl. 19, fig. 1.

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