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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 Pfeiffer et al. (2019), 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

Pfeiffer, J.M., C.L. Atkinson, A.E. Sharpe, K.A. Capps, K.F. Emery & L.M. Page. 2019. Phylogeny of Mesoamerican freshwater mussels and a revised tribe-level classification of the Ambleminae. Zoologica Scripta 48: 106-117.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio popeii Fischer & Crosse, 1894
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Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 605 [as ‘Unio (Graphonaias) popei’].
Martens, 1900, Biol. Centr.-Amer., Moll.: 504 [as ‘Unio (Nephronaias) popei’].
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 738 [as ‘Unio (sec. Elliptio)’]. [in part]
Pilsbry, 1910, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 61: 535. [in part]
Ortmann, 1912, Ann. Carnegie Mus. 8: 271 [as ‘Elliptio’].
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 700 [as ‘Unio (sec. Elliptio)’]. [in part]
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 38 [as ‘Elliptio (Popenaias)’]. [in part]
Haas, 1929, Senckenbergiana 11: 330 [as ‘Elliptio (Popenaias)’]. [in part]
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 201 [as ‘Nephronaias (Popenaias)’]. [in part]
Graf & Cummings, 2007, J. Moll. Studies 73: 308 [as ‘Popenaias’]. [in part]
Pfeiffer et al., 2019, Zool. Scripta 48: 504 [as ‘Popenaias’]. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio popeii Lea, 1857)

Taxonomic Opinions

Amblema neislerii (Lea, 1858)

Amblema plicata (Say, 1817)

Cambarunio iris (Lea, 1829)

Cyclonaias tuberculata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Cyrtonaias explicata (Morelet, 1849)

Cyrtonaias tampicoensis (Lea, 1838)
+ Unio berlandierii Lea, 1857

Elliptio fumata (Lea, 1857)

Elliptoideus sloatianus (Lea, 1840)

Epioblasma triquetra (Rafinesque, 1820)

Fusconaia flava (Rafinesque, 1820)

Glebula rotundata (Lamarck, 1819)

Gonidea angulata (Lea, 1838)

Lampsilis cardium Rafinesque, 1820

Ligumia recta (Lamarck, 1819)

Megalonaias nervosa (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio heros Say, 1829

Ortmanniana ligamentina (Lamarck, 1819)

Pachynaias spheniopsis (Morelet, 1849)

Plectomerus dombeyanus

Pleurobema riddellii (Lea, 1862)

Pleurobema strodeanum (Wright, 1898)

Pleuronaia barnesiana (Lea, 1838)

Popenaias popeii (Lea, 1857)

Potamilus alatus (Say, 1817)

Psoronaias semigranosa (Philippi, 1843)
+ Unio psoricus Morelet, 1851

Psorula guatemalensis (Simpson, 1900)

Psorula percompressa (Martens, 1887)

Psorula profunda (Simpson, 1914)

Psorula rudis (Simpson, 1914)

Psorula usumasintae (Crosse & Fischer, 1892)

Ptychobranchus fasciolaris (Rafinesque, 1820)

Quadrula apiculata (Say, 1829)

Reginaia ebena (Lea, 1831)

Reginaia rotulata (Wright, 1899)

Sphenonaias liebmanni (Philippi, 1847)

Sphenonaias microdon (Martens, 1887)

Tritogonia verrucosa (Rafinesque, 1820)

Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820

Uniomerus declivis (Say, 1831)

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