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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 Athearn (1964), 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

Athearn, H.D. 1964. Three new unionids from Alabama and Florida and a note on Lampsilis jonesi. Nautilus 77(4): 134-139.

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Attributed Species Names

Alasmidonta mccordi Athearn, 1964
Athearn, 1964, Nautilus 77(4): 134, pl. 9, figs. a-b.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) NMC_20094, Coosa River, Ten Island Shoals, just below old Lock 2 Dam, three and two-tenths miles south of Greenport, St. Clair County, Alabama.

Villosa choctawensis Athearn, 1964
Athearn, 1964, Nautilus 77(4): 137, pl. 9, figs. c-f.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) NMC_20096, Choctawhatchee River, 2 mi SW Caryville; about 1 mi downstream U.S. Highway 90, Holmes Co., Florida.

Lampsilis haddletoni Athearn, 1964
Athearn, 1964, Nautilus 77(4): 135, pl. 9, figs. g-h.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) NMC_20095, Choctawhatchee River, West Fork, 7 mi. SW Ozark, Dale Co., Alabama.

Taxonomic Opinions

Alasmidonta mccordi new species

Lampsilis haddletoni new species

Lampsilis jonesi van der Schalie

Villosa choctawensis new species

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