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Plethobasus cyphyus (Rafinesque, 1820)

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original description  (of Unio aesopus Green, 1827) Green, J. (1827). Some remarks on the Unios of the United States, with a description of a new species. Contributions of the Maclurian Lyceum to the Arts and Sciences, 1(2): 41-47, plate 3, available online at
page(s): 46, fig. 3 [details]   

original description  (of Unio compertus Frierson, 1911) Frierson, L. S. (1911). Remarks on Unio varicosus, cicatricosus and Unio compertus, new species. The Nautilus, 25(5): 51-54, plates 2-3, available online at
page(s): 53 [details]   

basis of record Williams, J. D.; Bogan, A. E.; Garner, J. T. (2008). Freshwater mussels of Alabama and the Mobile Basin in Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee. <em>University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.</em> 908 pp. [details]   

additional source InvertEBase. (2015). Authority files of U.S. and Canadian land and freshwater mollusks developed for the InvertEBase project (  [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
English sheepnose  [details]

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