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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 Perkins et al. (2017), 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

Perkins, M.A., N.A. Johnson & M.M. Gangloff. 2017. Molecular systematics of the critically-endangered North American spinymussels (Unionidae: Elliptio and Pleurobema) and description of Parvaspina gen. nov. Conservation Genetics 18: 745-757.

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Attributed Genus Names

Parvaspina Perkins et al., 2017
Perkins et al., 2017, Conserv. Genet. 18: 755.
Type species: Unio collinus Conrad, 1837 (orig. desig.) = Parvaspina collina

Attributed Species Names

Unio nasutilus Simpson, 1900
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 735.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 691.
R.I. Johnson, 1970, Bull. MCZ 140(6): 334.
Burch, 1975, Freshw. Unio. North Amer.: 167.
Bogan, 2002, Workbook Key Freshw. Biv. NC: Table 5.
Perkins et al., 2017, Conserv. Genet. 18: 752.
Inoue et al., 2018, Invert. Syst. 32: Table S2.
(error for Unio nasutidus Lea, 1863)

Pleurobema beadlianum Campbell et al., 2008
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Campbell et al., 2008, Molec. Ecol. Res. 8: 718.
Campbell & Lydeard, 2012, Amer. Malac. Bull. 30(1): 29.
Perkins et al., 2017, Conserv. Genet. 18: 752.
(error for Unio beadleianus Lea, 1861)

Taxonomic Opinions

Amblema plicata

Elliptio (Eurynia) dilatata

Elliptio arca

Elliptio arctata

Elliptio complanata

Elliptio congaraea

Elliptio crassidens

Elliptio folliculatus

Elliptio hopetonensis

Elliptio icterina

Elliptio jayensis

Elliptio nasutilus [sic]

Elliptio producta (Conrad, 1836)

Elliptio pullata

Elliptio roanokensis

Elliptio spinosa

Fusconaia cerina

Fusconaia cor

Fusconaia escambia

Fusconaia flava

Fusconaia masoni

Fusconaia subrotunda

Hemistena lata

Parvaspina collina (Conrad, 1837)

Parvaspina steinstansana (Johnson and Clarke, 1983)

Plectomerus dombeyanus

Pleurobema beadlianum [sic]

Pleurobema clava

Pleurobema decisum

Pleurobema furvum

Pleurobema georgianum

Pleurobema hanleyianum

Pleurobema oviforme

Pleurobema perovatum

Pleurobema pyriforme

Pleurobema rubellum

Pleurobema rubrum

Pleurobema sintoxia

Pleurobema strodeanum

Pleuronaia barnesiana

Pleuronaia dolabelloides

Pleuronaia gibbera

Uniomerus declivis

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