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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 documents data for R.I. Johnson (1969), 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. 1969. Illustrations of Lamarck's types of North American Unionidae mostly in the Paris Museum. Nautilus 83(2): 52-61.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Actinonaias ligamentina (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Unio crassidens Lamarck, 1819

Amblema plicata (Say, 1819)
+ Unio rariplicata Lamarck, 1819

Elliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786)
+ Unio carinifera Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio coarctata Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio georgina Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio glabrata Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819

Elliptio crassidens (Lamarck, 1819)

Glebula rotundata (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Unio suborbiculata Lamarck, 1819

Lampsilis radiata radiata (Gmelin, 1791)
+ Unio luteola Lamarck, 1819

Lampsilis recta (Lamarck, 1819)

Obovaria retusa (Lamarck, 1819)

Plectomerus dombeyana (Valenciennes, 1827)
+ Unio crassidens Lamarck, 1819

Pleurobema clava (Lamarck, 1819)

Pleurobema cordatus (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio obliqua Lamarck, 1819

Quadrula cylindrica (Say, 1817)
+ Unio naviformis Lamarck, 1819

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