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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!

The nominal species (available and otherwise) in this synonymy are listed by usage rather than strictly by publication date. The primary sorting order is by the most recent year (since 1969) that the species name was treated as valid, and then nominal species are sorted secondarily by publication year.

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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 purpureaValenciennes (1827), Hanley (1843), Adams & Adams (1857)
Margarita (Anodonta) purpureaLea (1836)
Margaron (Anodonta) purpureaLea (1852), Lea (1870)
Dalliella purpureaSimpson (1900), Preston (1912)
Simpsonella purpureaSimpson (1914), Haas (1914), Thiele (1934), Modell (1945), Haas (1969), Haas (1969), Graf & Cummings (2007), Graf & Cummings (2009), Bogan (2010), Zieritz et al. (2018)

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

Anodonta burroughianaLea (1834)
Anodon burroughianusSowerby (1870)
Margaron (Anodonta) burroughianaLea (1870)
Dalliella purpureaSimpson (1900), Preston (1912)
Simpsonella purpureaHaas (1914), Simpson (1914), Haas (1969)

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 bengalensisLea (1838), Hanley (1843), Küster (1861)
Margarita (Unio) bengalensisLea (1836)
Margaron (Unio) bengalensisLea (1852), Lea (1870)
Unio (Hyridella) bengalensisAdams & Adams (1857)
Unio (sec. Hyridella) bengalensisPaetel (1890)
Dalliella purpureaSimpson (1900), Preston (1912)
Simpsonella purpureaHaas (1914), Simpson (1914), Haas (1969)

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 verecundusGould (1850), Reeve (1865)
Margaron (Unio) bengalensisLea (1852), Lea (1870)
Dalliella purpureaSimpson (1900), Preston (1912)
Simpsonella purpureaHaas (1914), Simpson (1914), Haas (1969), Graf & Cummings (2009)

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.].

Unio mauritianusLea (1859)
Margaron (Unio) mauritianusLea (1870)
Dalliella purpureaSimpson (1900), Preston (1912)
Simpsonella purpureaHaas (1914), Simpson (1914), Haas (1969), Graf & Cummings (2009)

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

Anodon bengalensisSowerby (1867)
Dalliella purpureaSimpson (1900), Preston (1912)
Simpsonella purpureaHaas (1914), Simpson (1914)

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

Anodonta heldiiClessin (1873)
Dalliella purpureaSimpson (1900), Preston (1912)
Simpsonella purpureaSimpson (1914)

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