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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 | Cambarunio

species Cambarunio iris (Lea, 1829): synonymy
     15 specimens available.

Unio iris Lea, 1829
Lea, 1829, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 3 [O. 1]: 439, pl. 11, fig. 18.
Type(s): SYNTYPES USNM_86035, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Unio creperus Lea, 1838
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 28. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 33, pl. 10, fig. 28.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_85264, Tennessee.

Unio glaber Lea, 1838
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 29. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 34, pl. 10, fig. 29.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85266, Holston R., Tenn.

Unio novieboraci Lea, 1838
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 104, pl. 24, fig. 114 [as ‘novi-eboraci’].
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_86042, Oak Orchard Cr., N.Y.

Unio obscurus Lea, 1838
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 26. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 7, pl. 3, fig. 7.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85128, Tennessee.

Unio zeiglerianus Lea, 1838
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 26. [nomen nudum]
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 6 [O. 2]: 32, pl. 10, fig. 27.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85130, Cumberland R., Tenn.

Unio amoenus Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 286 [as ‘amœnus’].
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 200, pl. 10, fig. 12 [as ‘amœnus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85070, Holston R., Tenn.

Unio fatuus Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 287.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 201, pl. 11, fig. 14.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86047, Holston R., Tenn.

Unio tener Lea, 1840
Lea, 1840, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 1: 286.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 198, pl. 10, fig. 10.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85026, Big Pigeon R., Tenn.

Unio regularis Lea, 1841
Lea, 1841, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 2: 82.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: 243, pl. 25, fig. 59.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85067, French Broad River, E Tenn.

Unio puniceus Haldeman, 1842
Haldeman, 1842, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 201.

Unio cresserus Hanley, 1843
‘Lea’ Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 196.
(error for Unio creperus Lea, 1838)

Unio radiatus DeKay, 1843
‘Gmelin’ DeKay, 1843, Zool. New York 5: 189, pl. 18. fig. 236.
(misidentified reference to Mya radiata Gmelin, 1791)

Unio zieglerianus Hanley, 1843
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 193.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 260.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 45.
(error for Unio zeiglerianus Lea, 1838)

Unio amaenus Lea, 1852
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 29 [as ‘amænus’].
‘Lea’ Hanley, 1856, Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells, Suppl.: 386 [as ‘amænus’].
(error for Unio amoenus Lea, 1840)

Unio perpictus Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 306.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 350, pl. 58, fig. 175.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85034, Bull R., Tenn.

Unio scitulus Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 93.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 8]: 42, pl. 55, fig. 167.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85084, Tuscumbia, Alabama.

Unio subrostratus Küster, 1861
‘Say’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 203, pl. 67, fig. 3.
(misidentified reference to Unio subrostratus Say, 1831)

Unio subrostratus Küster, 1861
‘Say’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 203, pl. 68, fig. 1.
(misidentified reference to Unio subrostratus Say, 1831)

Unio cressurus Binney, 1864
Binney, 1864, Smithsonian Misc. Coll. (174): 57.
(error for Unio cresserus Hanley, 1843)

Unio subrostratus Reeve, 1864
‘Say’ Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 17, sp. 78; errata [changed to ‘U. patulus Lea’].
(error for Unio patulus Lea, 1829; misidentified reference to Unio subrostratus Say, 1831)

Unio opalinus J.G. Anthony, 1866
J.G. Anthony, 1866, Amer. J. Conch. 2(2): 146, pl. 7, fig. 2.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MCZ_161893, Michigan.

Unio dispansus Lea, 1871
Lea, 1871, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 23: 191.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8 [O. 13]: 19 [23], pl. 6, fig. 16.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85094, E Tennessee.

Lampsilis (Ligumia) nervosa Frierson, 1927
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 77, sp. 336.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 445.
(misidentified reference to Unio (Leptodea) nervosa Rafinesque, 1820)

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