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Ptychobranchus fasciolaris (Rafinesque, 1820)

857382  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Ptychobranchus fasciolaris (Rafinesque, 1820). Accessed at: on 2021-08-03
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original description  (of Unio phaseolus Hildreth, 1828) Hildreth, S. P. (1828). Observations on, and descriptions of the shells, found in the waters of the Muskingum River, Little Muskingum and Duck Creek, in the vicinity of Marietta, Ohio. The American Journal of Science and Arts, 14: 276-291, 2 plates, available online at
page(s): 283, fig. 14 [details]   

original description  (of Unio planulatus 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): 431, pl. 9, fig. 13 [details]   

original description  (of Unio camelus I. Lea, 1834) Lea I. (1834). Observations on the naïades; and descriptions of new species of that, and other families. <em>Transactions of the American Philosophical Society.</em> (NS) 5: 23-119, pls 1-19 [August or September 1834]., available online at
page(s): 102, pl. 15, fig. 45 [details]   

original description  (of Unio compressissimus I. Lea, 1845) Lea, I. (1845). Descriptions of new fresh water and land shells. <em>Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society.</em> 4(33): 162-168 [5 December 1845]., available online at
page(s): 163 [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]   
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English kidneyshell  [details]
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