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Elliptio complanata  (Lightfoot, 1786)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 79952

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Mya complanata Lightfoot, 1786
 
    Unio violaceus Spengler, 1793
 
    Unio purpureus Say, 1817
 
    Unio carinifera Lamarck, 1819
 
    Unio coarctata Lamarck, 1819
 
    Unio georgina Lamarck, 1819
 
    Unio glabrata Lamarck, 1819
 
    Unio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819
 
    Unio rarisulcata Lamarck, 1819
 
    Unio rhombula Lamarck, 1819
 
    Unio sulcidens Lamarck, 1819
 
    Unio virginiana Lamarck, 1819
 
    Unio aurata Rafinesque, 1820
 
    Unio fluviatilis Green, 1827
 
    Unio rigidus Wood, 1828
 
    Unio griffithianus Lea, 1834
 
    Unio subinflatus Conrad, 1835
 
    Unio jejunus Lea, 1838
 
    Unio fuliginosus Lea, 1845
 
    Unio cuvierianus Lea, 1852
 
    Unio geminus Lea, 1856
 
    Unio vicinus Lea, 1856
 
    Unio insulsus Lea, 1857
 
    Unio abbevillensis Lea, 1857
 
    Unio contractus Lea, 1857
 
    Unio virens Lea, 1857
 
    Unio savannahensis Lea, 1857
 
    Unio subflavus Lea, 1857
 
    Unio wheatleyi Lea, 1857
 
    Unio percoarctatus Lea, 1857
 
    Unio spadiceus Lea, 1857
 
    Unio neusensis Lea, 1858
 
    Unio exactus Lea, 1858
 
    Unio postellii Lea, 1858
 
    Unio purus Lea, 1858
 
    Unio burkensis Lea, 1859
 
    Unio baldwinensis Lea, 1859
 
    Unio raeensis Lea, 1859
 
    Unio decumbens Lea, 1861
 
    Unio squameus Lea, 1862
 
    Unio northamptonensis Lea, 1862
 
    Unio catawbensis Lea, 1862
 
    Unio rostrum Lea, 1862
 
    Unio weldonensis Lea, 1863
 
    Unio gastonensis Lea, 1863
 
    Unio aberrans Lea, 1863
 
    Unio mecklenbergensis Lea, 1863
 
    Unio raleighensis Lea, 1863
 
    Unio mediocris Lea, 1863
 
    Unio indefinitus Lea, 1863
 
    Unio chathamensis Lea, 1863
 
    Unio quadrilaterus Lea, 1863
 
    Unio curatus Lea, 1863
 
    Unio perlucens Lea, 1863
 
    Unio protensus Lea, 1865
 
    Unio tortuosus Sowerby, 1868
 
    Unio beaverensis Lea, 1868
 
    Unio uhareensis Lea, 1868
 
    Unio nubilus Lea, 1868
 
    Unio humerosus Lea, 1868
 
    Unio datus Lea, 1868
 
    Unio santeensis Lea, 1871
 
    Unio amplus Lea, 1872
 
    Unio ligatus Lea, 1872
 
    Unio yadkinensis Lea, 1872
 
    Unio subparallelus Lea, 1872
 
    Unio irwinensis Lea, 1872
 
    Unio infuscus Lea, 1872
 
    Unio ratus Lea, 1872
 
    Unio differtus Lea, 1872
 
    Unio dissimilis Lea, 1872
 
    Unio oblongus Lea, 1872
 
    Unio subsquamosus Lea, 1872
 
    Unio curvatus Lea, 1872
 
    Unio subolivaceus Lea, 1874
 
    Unio cirratus Lea, 1874
 
    Unio infulgens Lea, 1874
 
    Unio provancheriana Pilsbry, 1890
 
    Unio pullatus majusculus de Gregorio, 1914
 
    Unio complanatus mainensis Rich, 1915
 
  Common Name(s): eastern elliptio [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumLophozoa   
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                   SubclassPalaeoheterodonta Newell, 1965  
                      OrderUnionoida Stoliczka, 1871  
                         SuperfamilyUnionoidea Rafinesque, 1820  
                            FamilyUnionidae Rafinesque, 1820  
                               SubfamilyAmbleminae Rafinesque, 1820  
                                  TribePleurobemini Hannibal, 1912  
                                     GenusElliptio Rafinesque, 1819  
                                        SpeciesElliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786) – eastern elliptio  
       

 References
       
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  Source: MUSSEL Project Web Site, website (version 08Aug2013)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2013. The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves), updated 8 August 2013. MUSSEL Project Web Site, http://www.mussel-project.net   
  Reference for: Elliptio complanata   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Elliptio complanata   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Graf, Daniel L., and Kevin S. Cummings  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Review of the systematics and global diversity of freshwater mussel species (Bivalvia: Unionoida)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Molluscan Studies, vol. 73, part 4   
  Page(s): 291-314   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0260-1230   
  Notes: doi: 10.1093/mollus/eym029   
  Reference for: Elliptio complanata   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Haag, Wendell R.  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: North American Freshwater Mussels: Natural History, Ecology, and Conservation   
  Page(s): 538   
  Publisher: Cambridge University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780521199384   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Elliptio complanata   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, W. K. Emerson, W. G. Lyons, W. Pratt, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: mollusks   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 16   
  Page(s): vii + 277   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-47-4, 0097-0638  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Elliptio complanata   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Elliptio complanata   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Williams, James D., Melvin L. Warren, Kevin S. Cummings, John L. Harris, and Richard J. Neves  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Conservation status of the freshwater mussels of the United States and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fisheries, vol. 18, no. 9   
  Page(s): 6-22   
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  Reference for: Elliptio complanata   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Widespread from the Hudson Bay and the Great Lakes basins, and down the Atlantic Slope to Georgia, North America  
 

 

   

 
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