WoRMS taxon details

Elliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786)

160340  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:160340)

accepted
Species
Unio errans I. Lea, 1856 (original combination)
Unio indefinilus (I. Lea, 1863) (incorrect subsequent spelling)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution North America  
Distribution North America [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Elliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=160340 on 2018-11-21
Date
action
by
2005-05-31 07:42:56Z
created
2011-04-28 09:53:26Z
changed

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original description  (ofUnio errans I. Lea, 1856) Lea, I. (1856). Description of eleven new species of exotic uniones, from Georgia. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 8: 262-263, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1935317
page(s): 263  [details]   

original description  (ofUnio jejunus I. Lea, 1838) Lea I. (1838). Description of new freshwater and land shells. <em>Transactions of the American Philosophical Society.</em> new ser., 6: 1-111, plates 1-24., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26881423#page/21/mode/1up
page(s): 9 [details]   

original description  (ofUnio insulsus I. Lea, 1857) Lea, I. (1857). Description of twelve new species of naiades from North Carolina. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 9: 85-86, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6330349
page(s): 86 [details]   

original description  (ofUnio percoarctatus I. Lea, 1857) Lea, I. (1857). Description of twelve new species of naiades from North Carolina. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 9: 85-86, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6330349
page(s): 85 [details]   

original description  (ofUnio griffithianus I. Lea, 1834) Lea, I. (1834). Observations on the naiades; and descriptions of new species of that, and other families. <em>Transactions of the American Philosophical Society.</em> (NS) 5: 23-119, pl. 1-19., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35957690
page(s): 103 [details]   

original description  (ofUnio fuliginosus I. Lea, 1845) Lea, I. (1845). Descriptions of new fresh water and land shells. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 4(33): 162-168, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33100618
page(s): 164 [details]   

original description  (ofUnio cuvierianus I. Lea, 1852) Lea, I. (1852). Descriptions of new species of the family Unionidae. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, (NS) 10(2): 253-294, plates 12-29, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4529783
page(s): 263, pl. 16, fig. 16 [details]   

original description  (ofUnio geminus I. Lea, 1856) Lea, I. (1856). Description of eleven new species of exotic uniones, from Georgia. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 8: 262-263, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1935317
page(s): 262 [details]   

original description  (ofUnio vicinus I. Lea, 1856) Lea, I. (1856). Description of eleven new species of exotic uniones, from Georgia. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 8: 262-263, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1935317
page(s): 262 [details]   

original description  (ofUnio contractus I. Lea, 1857) Lea, I. (1857). Description of twelve new species of naiades from North Carolina. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 9: 85-86, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6330349
page(s): 86 [details]   

original description  (ofUnio spadiceus I. Lea, 1857) Lea, I. (1857). Description of twelve new species of naiades from North Carolina. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 9: 85-86, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6330349
page(s): 86 [details]   

original description  (ofUnio wheatleyi I. Lea, 1857) Lea, I. (1857). Description of twelve new species of naiades from North Carolina. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 9: 85-86, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6330349
page(s): 85 [details]   

basis of record Turgeon, D.; Quinn, J.F.; Bogan, A.E.; Coan, E.V.; Hochberg, F.G.; Lyons, W.G.; Mikkelsen, P.M.; Neves, R.J.; Roper, C.F.E.; Rosenberg, G.; Roth, B.; Scheltema, A.; Thompson, F.G.; Vecchione, M.; Williams, J.D. (1998). Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: mollusks. 2nd ed. <i>American Fisheries Society Special Publication</i>, 26. American Fisheries Society: Bethesda, MD (USA). ISBN 1-888569-01-8. IX, 526 + cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Graf, D.; Cummings, K. (2007). Review of the systematics and global diversity of freshwater mussel species (Bivalvia: Unionoida). <em>Journal of Molluscan Studies.</em> 73 (4): 291-314. [details]   

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

From other sources
Distribution North America [details]

Reproduction separate sexes, usually not dimorphic in shell structure; fertilization occurs within the mantle cavity anf young hatch as pelagic larvae (generalized for group) [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Eastern Elliptio  [details]