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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 Davis et al. (1981), 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

Davis, G.M., W.H. Heard, S.L.H. Fuller & C. Hesterman. 1981. Molecular genetics and speciation in Elliptio and its relationships to other taxa of North American Unionidae (Bivalvia). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 15: 131-150.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio cistelliformis Simpson, 1900
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 716.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 641.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 29.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 228.
R.I. Johnson, 1970, Bull. MCZ 140(6): 317.
Davis et al., 1981, Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 15: 135.
Davis, 1984, Malacologia 25(2): 631.
Williams et al., 1993, Fisheries 18(9): 11.
Haag, 2012, N. Amer. Freshw. Mussels: 73.
(error for Unio cistellaeformis Lea, 1863)

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodonta cataracta (Say, 1817)

Elliptio cistelliformis [sic] (Lea, 1863)

Elliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786)

Elliptio icterina (Conrad, 1834)

Elliptio lanceolata (Lea, 1828)
+ Unio fisherianus Lea, 1838
+ Unio folliculatus Lea, 1838

Elliptio waccamawensis (Lea, 1863)

Fusconaia succissa (Lea, 1852)

Lampsilis teres (Rafinesque, 1820)

Margaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)

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