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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 Ihering (1901), 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

Ihering, H.v. 1901. The Unionidae of North America [continued]. Nautilus 15(5): 50-53.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio sapperi Ihering, 1901
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 571, footnote 4 [as ‘Unio explicatus’].
Ihering, 1901, Nautilus 15(5): 50.
Type(s): TYPE SMF_3477, Río Chixoy, Nebemfld. Río Usumacinta, Guatemala.

Taxonomic Opinions

Lampsilis occidens (Lea, 1829)

Lampsilis pictus (Lea, 1834)
+ Unio perdix Lea, 1834

Lampsilis sapperi (von Ihering, 1901)
+ Lampsilis (Proptera) explicatus Simpson, 1900

Nephronaias averyi (Lea, 1859)

Nephronaias calamitarum (Morelet, 1849)
+ Unio goascoranensis Lea, 1858

Nephronaias medellinus (Lea, 1838)
+ Unio aztecorum Philippi, 1847

Nephronaias scamnatus (Morelet, 1849)

Nephronaias spheniopsis (Morelet, 1849)

Nephronaias tabascoensis (Küster, 1856)
+ Unio rugulosus Küster, 1856
+ Unio plicatulus Küster, 1856
+ Unio persulcatus Lea, 1859
+ Unio calamitarum var. B prolongata Fischer & Crosse, 1894

Quadrula pernodosa (Lea, 1845)

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