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

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This page documents data for Ortmann (1919), such as genera and species attributed to that publication (including known misspellings, misidentifications, and other unavailable names) as well as taxonomic opinions, if available. Taxonomic opinions refer to uses of genera and species as valid and invalid in that work.

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Publication information

Ortmann, A.E. 1919. A monograph of the naiades of Pennsylvania. Part III: Systematic account of the genera and species. Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum 8(1): xvi -385 + 21 plates.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio obliquus Lapham, 1860
‘Lamarck’ of Authors.
Lapham, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 156.
Baker, 1905, Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 15: 256.
Ortmann, 1919, Mem. Carnegie Mus. 8(1): 73. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio obliqua Lamarck, 1819)

Anodonta ohiensis Utterback, 1915
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Utterback, 1915, Amer. Midl. Nat. 4(6): 260, pl. 23, figs. 74a-b.
Ortmann, 1919, Mem. Carnegie Mus. 8(1): 162, pl. 11, fig. 4.
Thiele, 1934, Handb. Syst. Weichtierk. 3: 832 [1267].
Modell, 1945, Jena. Z. Med. Naturw. 78: 84.
(misidentified reference to Anodonta (Lastena) ohiensis Rafinesque, 1820)

Alasmidonta (Decurambis) marginata susquehannae Ortmann, 1919
Ortmann, 1919, Mem. Carnegie Mus. 8(1): 187, pl. 12, fig. 4.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1818)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE CM_61.4679, Susquehanna River, Selins Grove, Snyder County, Pennsylvania.

Taxonomic Opinions

Fusconaia flava (Rafinesque, 1820)

Fusconaia flava parvula Grier, 1918

Fusconaia flava trigona (Lea, 1831)

Fusconaia subrotunda (Lea, 1831)

Fusconaia subrotunda kirtlandiana (Lea, 1834)

Margaritana margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)

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