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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 Keogh & Simons (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

Keogh, S.M. & A.M. Simons. 2019. Molecules and morphology reveal ‘new’ widespread North American freshwater mussel species (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 138: 182-192.

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Attributed Species Names

Lampsilis sietmani Keogh & Simons, 2019
Keogh & Simons, 2019, MPE 138: 188, fig. 7.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) JFBM_22433, Embarras River at Fox Ridge State Park, 11 km south of Charleston, IL (39.408800, -88.170600).

Taxonomic Opinions

Amblema plicata

Fusconaia mitchelli

Lampsilis floridensis (Lea, 1852)

Lampsilis hydiana

Lampsilis sietmani new species

Lampsilis siliquoidea

Lampsilis straminea

Lampsilis teres (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio anodontoides Lea, 1831
+ Lampsilis fallaciosus Smith, 1899

Leptodea fragilis

Villosa lienosa

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