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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 Ortmann (1923), 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

Ortmann, A.E. 1923. The anatomy and taxonomy of certain Unioninae and Anodontinae from the Gulf Drainage. Nautilus 36(3): 73-84.

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Attributed Genus Names

Alasminota Ortmann, 1914
Ortmann, 1914, Nautilus 28(4): 41.
Ortmann & Walker, 1922, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (112): 33.
Ortmann, 1923, Nautilus 36(3): 83.
Ortmann, 1924, Amer. Midl. Nat. 9(1): 22.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Symphynota Lea, 1829)
Type species: Margaritana holstonia Lea, 1838 (orig. desig.) = Alasminota holstonia

Taxonomic Opinions

Amblema perplicatus (Conrad)

Amblema perplicatus elliotti (Lea, 1856)

Fusconaia barnesiana

Fusconaia barnesiana var. bigbyensis (Lea)

Fusconaia ozarkensis (Call)

Fusconaia succissa (Lea)

Lasmigona (Alasminota) holstonia (Lea, 1839)
+ Sulcularia badia Rafinesque, 1831
+ Margaritana etowahensis Lea, 1858
+ Margaritana georgiana Lea, 1859

Megalonaias heros Say

Megalonaias triumphans (Wright)

Pleurobema georgianum (Lea, 1841)
+ Unio favosus Lea, 1856

Pleurobema hagleri (Frierson, 1900)

Pleurobema modicum (Lea, 1857)
+ Unio striatus Lea, 1840
+ Unio amabilis Lea, 1865

Pleurobema patsaligense Simpson, 1900

Quadrula asperata (Lea, 1861)

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