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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 Smith et al. (2018), 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

Smith, C.H., N.A. Johnson, J.M. Pfeiffer & M.M. Gangloff. 2018. Molecular and morphological data reveal non-monophyly and speciation in imperiled freshwater mussels (Anodontoides and Strophitus). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 119: 50-62.

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Attributed Species Names

Strophitus undulatus Smith et al., 2018
‘Say’ of Authors.
Smith et al., 2018, MPE 119: 51. [in part]
Gasparini et al., 2020, Environmental DNA 2(3): Table S1.
Whelan et al., 2023, Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 198(2): Table S1. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Anodonta undulata Say, 1817)

Strophitus williamsi Smith et al., 2018
Smith et al., 2018, MPE 119: 60, fig. 5b.

Strophitus pascagoulaensis Smith et al., 2018
Smith et al., 2018, MPE 119: 60, fig. 5d-d.

Taxonomic Opinions

Alasmidonta triangulata

Anodonta couperiana

Anodonta hartfieldorum

Anodonta heardi

Anodonta suborbiculata

Anodontoides ferussacianus

Anodontoides ferussacianus cf. denigrata

Cristaria plicata

Lasmigona etowaensis

Pseudodontoideus connasaugaensis

Pseudodontoideus subvexus

Pyganodon grandis

Strophitus pascagoulaensis Smith et al.

Strophitus radiatus (Conrad, 1834)
+ Margaritana elliottii Lea, 1858
+ Margaritana elliptica Lea, 1859
+ Anodonta showalterii Lea, 1860

Strophitus undulatus

Strophitus williamsi Smith et al.

Utterbackia peggyae

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