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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

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Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Ambleminae | Pleurobemini | Elliptio complanata

nominal species Unio purpureus Say, 1817


Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 3, fig. 1.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [17,] pl. 3, fig. 1.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 50.
(renamed Unio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819)

= Elliptio complanata

Taxonomic Opinions

+ Elliptio (s.s.) complanata (Lightfoot, 1786) — Burch, 1975
+ Elliptio (s.s.) complanata (Lightfoot, 1786) — R.I. Johnson, 1970
+ Elliptio (s.s.) violaceus violaceus (Spengler, 1793) — Haas, 1969
+ Elliptio (s.s.) complanatus (Dillwyn, 1817) — Frierson, 1927
+ Unio (sec. Elliptio) complanatus (‘Solander’ Dillwyn, 1817) — Simpson, 1914
+ Unio (sec. Elliptio) complanatus (Solander) Dillwyn, 1817 — Simpson, 1900
+ Margaron (Unio) complanata (Solan.) — Lea, 1870
+ Naia complanatus (Lea) [sic] — Perkins, 1869
= Unio purpureus Say, 1817 — Sowerby, 1868
+ Unio complanatus Solander — Küster, 1856
+ Unio complanatus Solander — Conrad, 1853
= Unio (Elliptio) purpureus Say — Mörch, 1853
+ Margaron (Unio) complanatus (Soland. Dill.) — Lea, 1852
+ Unio complanatus Lea — Hanley, 1843
+ Unio complanatusDe Kay, 1843
+ Margarita (Unio) complanatus Lea — Lea, 1838
+ Margarita (Unio) complanata (‘Solander’ Dillwyn, 1817) — Lea, 1836
+ Unio complanatus Soland., Dilw. — Ferussac, 1835
+ Unio complanata Soland — Ravenel, 1834
+ Unio complanatus (Solander) — Lea, 1834
+ Unio purpurascens Lamk. — Deshayes, 1832
+ Unio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819 — Menke, 1830
+ Unio complanatus Solander MSS. — Lea, 1829
= Unio purpureus ? — Bory de St. Vincent, 1827
= Unio purpureusBarnes, 1823
= Unio (Elliptio) purpureus Say — Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio purpurascensLamarck, 1819
= Unio purpureus Say, 1817 — Say, 1819
= Unio purpureus Say, 1817 — Say, 1817

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