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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 Conrad (1836), 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

Conrad, T.A. 1836. Monography of the Family Unionidae, or naiades of Lamarck, (fresh water bivalve shells) or North America, illustrated by figures drawn on stone from nature 1(2): 17-24, pls. 7-10.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio glans Conrad, 1836
‘Lea’ Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(2): 21, pl. 9, fig. 2.
(misidentified reference to Unio glans Lea, 1831)

Unio costatus Conrad, 1836
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(2): pl. 17, fig. 7.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 4, sp. 16.
(reference to Amblema costata Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio parvus Conrad, 1836
‘Barnes’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(2): 20, pl. 9, fig. 1.
Sowerby, 1866, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 35, sp. 186.
(misidentified reference to Unio parvus Barnes, 1823)

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio costatus (Rafinesque, 1820)
+ Unio undulatus Barnes, 1823

Unio glans Lea, 1831

Unio parvus Barnes, 1823

Unio radiatus (Lam.)
+ Unio virginiana Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio oblongatus Wood, 1828

Unio retusus Lamarck, 1819
+ Obovaria torsa Rafinesque, 1820

Unio siliquoideus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio inflatus Barnes, 1823

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