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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 Jones et al. (2006), 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

Jones, J.W., R.J. Neves, S.A. Ahlstedt & E.M. Hallerman. 2006. A holistic approach to taxonomic evaluation of two closely related endangered freshwater mussel species, the oyster mussel Epioblasma capsaeformis and tan riffleshell Epioblasma florentina walkeri (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Journal of Molluscan Studies 72: 267-283.

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Attributed Species Names

Epioblasma florentina walkeri Jones et al., 2006
‘Wilson & Clark’ Jones et al., 2006, J. Moll. Studies 72: 269.
(misidentified reference to Truncilla walkeri Wilson & Clark, 1914)

Epioblasma capsaeformis Jones et al., 2006
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Jones et al., 2006, J. Moll. Studies 72: 269.
Williams et al., 2008, Freshw. Mussels AL and Mobile Basin: 288.
(misidentified reference to Unio capsaeformis Lea, 1834)

Taxonomic Opinions

Epioblasma brevidens

Epioblasma capsaeformis (Lea, 1834)
+ Unio capsaeformis Lea, 1834

Epioblasma florentina walkeri (Wilson & Clark, 1914)

Epioblasma florentina walkeri ‘Wilson & Clark’

Epioblasma torulosa rangiana

Epioblasma triquetra

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