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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 Cummings & Mayer (1997), 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

Cummings, K.S. & C.A. Mayer. 1997. Distributional checklist and status of Illinois freshwater mussels (Mollusca: Unionacea). [in] Cummings et al. (eds.), Conservation and Management of Freshwater Mussels II: initiatives for the future. Proceedings of the UMRCC Symposium, 16-18 October 1995, St. Louis, Missouri: 129-145.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Actinonaias ligamentina (Lamarck, 1819)

Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1818

Alasmidonta viridis (Rafinesque, 1820)

Amblema plicata (Say, 1817)

Anodonta suborbiculata Say, 1831

Anodontoides ferussacianus (Lea, 1834)

Arcidens confragosus (Say, 1829)

Cumberlandia monodonta (Say, 1829)

Cyclonaias tuberculata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Cyprogenia stegaria (Rafinesque, 1820)

Ellipsaria lineolata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Elliptio crassidens (Lamarck, 1819)

Elliptio dilatata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Epioblasma flexuosa (Rafinesque, 1820)

Epioblasma obliquata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Epioblasma personata (Say, 1829)

Epioblasma phillipsii (Conrad, 1835)

Epioblasma propinqua (Lea, 1857)

Epioblasma rangiana (Lea, 1838)

Epioblasma sampsonii (Lea, 1861)

Epioblasma torulosa (Rafinesque, 1820)

Epioblasma triquetra (Rafinesque, 1820)

Fusconaia ebena (Lea, 1831)

Fusconaia flava (Rafinesque, 1820)

Fusconaia subrotunda (Lea, 1831)

Hemistena lata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Lampsilis abrupta (Say, 1831)

Lampsilis cardium Rafinesque, 1820

Lampsilis fasciola Rafinesque, 1820

Lampsilis higginsii (Lea, 1857)

Lampsilis ovata (Say, 1817)

Lampsilis siliquoidea (Barnes, 1823)

Lampsilis teres (Rafinesque, 1820)

Lasmigona complanata (Barnes, 1823)

Lasmigona compressa (Lea, 1829)

Lasmigona costata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Leptodea fragilis (Rafinesque, 1820)

Leptodea leptodon (Rafinesque, 1820)

Ligumia recta (Lamarck, 1819)

Ligumia subrostrata (Say, 1831)

Megalonaias nervosa (Rafinesque, 1820)

Obliquaria reflexa Rafinesque, 1820

Obovaria olivaria (Rafinesque, 1820)

Obovaria retusa (Lamarck, 1819)

Obovaria subrotunda (Rafinesque, 1820)

Plethobasus cicatricosus (Say, 1829)

Plethobasus cooperianus (Lea, 1834)

Plethobasus cyphyus (Rafinesque, 1820)

Pleurobema clava (Lamarck, 1819)

Pleurobema cordatum (Rafinesque, 1820)

Pleurobema plenum (Lea, 1840)

Pleurobema rubrum (Rafinesque, 1820)

Pleurobema sintoxia (Rafinesque, 1820)

Potamilus alatus (Say, 1817)

Potamilus capax (Green, 1832)

Potamilus ohiensis (Rafinesque, 1820)

Potamilus purpuratus (Lamarck, 1819)

Ptychobranchus fasciolaris (Rafinesque, 1820)

Pyganodon grandis (Say, 1829)

Quadrula cylindrica (Say, 1817)

Quadrula fragosa (Conrad, 1835)

Quadrula metanevra (Rafinesque, 1820)

Quadrula nobilis (Conrad, 1854)

Quadrula nodulata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Quadrula pustulosa (Lea, 1831)

Quadrula quadrula (Rafinesque, 1820)

Simpsonaias ambigua (Say, 1825)

Strophitus undulatus (Say, 1817)

Toxolasma lividus (Rafinesque, 1831)

Toxolasma parvus (Barnes, 1823)

Toxolasma texasiensis (Lea, 1857)

Tritogonia verrucosa (Rafinesque, 1820)

Truncilla donaciformis (Lea, 1828)

Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820

Uniomerus tetralasmus (Say, 1831)

Utterbackia imbecillis (Say, 1829)

Venustaconcha ellipsiformis (Conrad, 1836)

Villosa fabalis (Lea, 1831)

Villosa iris (Lea, 1829)

Villosa lienosa (Conrad, 1834)

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