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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 Johnson & Clarke (1983), 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

Johnson, R.I. & A.H. Clarke. 1983. A new spiny mussel, Elliptio (Canthyria) steinstansa (Bivalvia: Unionidae), from the Tar River, North Carolina. Occasional Papers on Mollusks 4(61): 289-298.

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Attributed Species Names

Elliptio (Canthyria) steinstansana Johnson & Clarke, 1983
Johnson & Clarke, 1983, Occ. Pap. Moll. 4(61): 291pl. 40, figs. 4-5.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) MCZ_282677, Tar River, 1.5 mi N. Tarboro, North Carolina.

Taxonomic Opinions

Elliptio (Canthyria) spinosus (Lea)

Elliptio (Canthyria) steinstansana new species

Fusconaia collina (Conrad)

Fusconaia masoni (Conrad)

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