MolluscaBase taxon details

Pleurobema clava (Lamarck, 1819)

857358  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Pleurobema clava (Lamarck, 1819). Accessed at: on 2020-08-12
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original description  (of Unio patulus I. Lea, 1829) Lea I. (1829). Description of a new genus of the family of naïades, including eight species, four of which are new; also the description of eleven new species of the genus <i>Unio</i> from the rivers of the United States: with observation on some of the characters of the naïades. <em>Transactions of the American Philosophical Society.</em> new ser., 3: 403-457, pls 7-14., available online at
page(s): 441, pl. 12, fig. 20 [details]   

original description  (of Pleurobema mytiloides Rafinesque, 1820) Rafinesque C.S. (1820). Monographie des coquilles bivalves et fluviatiles de la Rivière Ohio, contenant douze genres et soixante-huit espéces. <em>Annales Générales des Sciences Physiques.</em> 5(5): 287-322, pls 80-82., available online at
page(s): 313, pl. 82 figs 8-10 [details]   

original description  (of Unio bournianus I. Lea, 1840) Lea, I. (1840). Descriptions of new fresh water and land shells. <em>Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society.</em> 1(13): 284-289 [ 6 November]., available online at
page(s): 288 [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]   
English clubshell  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (IZ MOL 84760 Unio patulus)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Unio patulus Holotype USNM 84760)
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[hosted externally; from synonym]

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