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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 Heard & Guckert (1970), 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

Heard, W.H. & R.H. Guckert. 1970. A re-evaluation of the recent Unionacea (Pelecypoda) of North America. Malacologia 10: 333-355.

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Attributed Genus Names

Cinicula Heard & Guckert, 1970
‘Swainson’ Heard & Guckert, 1970, Malacologia 10: 348, note 18.
(error for Cunicula Swainson, 1840)

Taxonomic Opinions

Amblema plicata (Say, 1817)
+ Amblema costata Rafinesque, 1820

Anodonta cygneus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Cumberlandia monodonta (Say)

Lampsilis ovatus (Say, 1817)

Margaritifera falcata (Gould)

Margaritifera hembeli (Conrad)

Margaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus)

Megalonaias gigantea (Barnes, 1823)

Pleurobema clava (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Pleurobema mytiloides Rafinesque, 1820

Popenaias buckleyi (Lea)

Popenaias popei (Lea, 1843) [sic]

Prisodon obliquus Schumacher, 1817

Unio pictorum (Linnaeus, 1758)

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