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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786) 
AphiaID: 160340

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalaeoheterodonta (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnionida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnionoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnionidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio complanata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio Rafinesque, 1819
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya complanata Lightfoot, 1786
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio (Elliptio) complanatus (Lightfoot, 1786)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio complanata complanata (Lightfoot, 1786)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio complanatus (Lightfoot, 1786)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio complanatus catawbensis (Lea, I., 1862)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio complanatus complanatus (Lightfoot, 1786)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio complanatus cuvierianus (Lea, I., 1853)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio complanatus jejunus (Lea, I., 1839)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio complanatus northamptonensis (Lea, I., 1862)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio complanatus quadrilaterus (Lea, I., 1863)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio complanatus subinflatus (Conrad, 1835)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio geminus (Lea, I., 1856)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio insulsus (Lea, I., 1857)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio nubilus (Lea, I., 1868)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio rostrum (Lea, I., 1862)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio spadiceus (Lea, I., 1857)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio subinflatus (Conrad, 1835)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio violaceus (Spengler, 1793)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio violaceus cuvierianus (Lea, I., 1853)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio violaceus jejunus (Lea, I., 1839)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio violaceus northamptonensis (Lea, I., 1862)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio violaceus subinflatus (Conrad, 1835)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio violaceus wheatleyi (Lea, I., 1857)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargarita (Unio) complanata (Lightfoot, 1786)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargarita (Unio) griffithianus (Lea, I., 1837)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargarita (Unio) jejunus (Lea, I., 1839)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargarita (Unio) paliatus Lea, I., 1836 (Nomen nudum)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaritana decumbens (Lea, I., 1861)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaritifera decumbens (Lea, I., 1861)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Anodonta) virens (Lea, I., 1857)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) abbevillensis (Lea, I., 1857)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) aberrans (Lea, I., 1863)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) baldwinensis (Lea, I., 1859)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) beaverensis (Lea, I., 1868)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) burkensis (Lea, I., 1859)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) catawbensis (Lea, I., 1862)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) chathamensis (Lea, I., 1863)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) complanatus (Lightfoot, 1786)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) contractus (Lea, I., 1857)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) curatus (Lea, I., 1863)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) cuvierianus (Lea, I., 1853)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) datus (Lea, I., 1868)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) decumbens (Lea, I., 1861)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) exactus (Lea, I., 1858)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) fuliginosus (Lea, I., 1845)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) gastonensis (Lea, I., 1863)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) geminus (Lea, I., 1856)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) griffithianus (Lea, I., 1837)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) humerosus (Lea, I., 1868)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) indefinitus (Lea, I., 1863)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) insulsus (Lea, I., 1857)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) jejunus (Lea, I., 1839)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) mecklenbergensis (Lea, I., 1863)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) mediocris (Lea, I., 1863)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) neusensis (Lea, I., 1858)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) northamptonensis (Lea, I., 1862)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) nubilus (Lea, I., 1868)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) paliatus (Lea, I., 1836)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) percoarctatus (Lea, I., 1857)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) perlucens (Lea, I., 1863)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) postellii (Lea, I., 1858)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) protensus (Lea, I., 1865)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) purus (Lea, I., 1858)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) quadrilaterus (Lea, I., 1863)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) raeensis (Lea, I., 1859)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) raleighensis (Lea, I., 1863)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) rostrum (Lea, I., 1862)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) savannahensis (Lea, I., 1857)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) spadiceus (Lea, I., 1857)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) squameus (Lea, I., 1862)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) subflavus (Lea, I., 1857)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) subinflatus (Conrad, 1835)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) uhareensis (Lea, I., 1868)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) vicinus (Lea, I., 1856)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) virens (Lea, I., 1857)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaron (Unio) weldonensis (Lea, I., 1863)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya complanata Lightfoot, 1786
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya rigidus Wood, 1828
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio (Arconaia) provancheriana Pilsbry, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio (Elliptio) aurata Rafinesque, 1820
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio (Elliptio) burkensis (Lea, I., 1859)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio (Elliptio) catawbensis (Lea, I., 1862)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio (Elliptio) complanatus (Lightfoot, 1786)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio (Elliptio) complanatus jejunus (Lea, I., 1839)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio (Elliptio) complanatus quadrilaterus (Lea, I., 1863)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio (Elliptio) cuvierianus (Lea, I., 1853)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio (Elliptio) differtus (Lea, I., 1872)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio (Elliptio) geminus (Lea, I., 1856)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio (Elliptio) insulsus (Lea, I., 1857)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio (Elliptio) purus (Lea, I., 1858)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio (Elliptio) roanokensis northamptonensis (Lea, I., 1862)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio (Elliptio) rostrum (Lea, I., 1862)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio (Elliptio) spadiceus (Lea, I., 1857)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio (Elliptio) subinflatus (Conrad, 1835)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio abbevillensis Lea, I., 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio aberrans Lea, I., 1863
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio amplus Lea, I., 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio baldwinensis Lea, I., 1859
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio beaverensis Lea, I., 1868
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio burkensis Lea, I., 1859
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio carinifera Lamarck, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio catawbensis Lea, I., 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio chathamensis Lea, I., 1863
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio cirratus Lea, I., 1874
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio coarctata Lamarck, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio complanatus (Lightfoot, 1786)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio complanatus mainensis Rich, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio complanatus subinflatus Conrad, 1835
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio contractus Lea, I., 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio curatus Lea, I., 1863
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio curvatus Lea, I., 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio cuvierianus Lea, I., 1852
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio datus Lea, I., 1868
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio decumbens Lea, I., 1861
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio differtus Lea, I., 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio dissimilis Lea, I., 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio exactus Lea, I., 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio fluviatilis Green, 1827
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio fuliginosus Lea, I., 1845
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio gastonensis Lea, I., 1863
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio geminus Lea, I., 1856
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio georgina Lamarck, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio glabrata Lamarck, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio griffithianus Lea, I., 1837
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio humerosus Lea, I., 1868
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio indefinilus (Lea, I., 1863) (incorrect subsequent spelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio indefinitus Lea, I., 1863
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio infulgens Lea, I., 1874
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio infuscus Lea, I., 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio insulsus Lea, I., 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio irwinensis Lea, I., 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio jejunus Lea, I., 1839
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio ligatus Lea, I., 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio mecklenbergensis Lea, I., 1863
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio mediocris Lea, I., 1863
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio neusensis Lea, I., 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio northamptonensis Lea, I., 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio nubilus Lea, I., 1868
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio oblongus Lea, I., 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio percoarctatus Lea, I., 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio perlucens Lea, I., 1863
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio postellii Lea, I., 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio protensus Lea, I., 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio pullatus majusculus de Gregorio, 1914
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio purpureus Say, 1817
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio purus Lea, I., 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio quadrilaterus Lea, I., 1863
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio raeensis Lea, I., 1859
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio raleighensis Lea, I., 1863
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio rarisulcata Lamarck, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio ratus Lea, I., 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio rhombula Lamarck, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio rostrum Lea, I., 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio santeensis Lea, I., 1871
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio savannahensis Lea, I., 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio spadiceus Lea, I., 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio squameus Lea, I., 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio subflavus Lea, I., 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio subinflatus (Conrad, 1835)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio subolivaceus Lea, I., 1874
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio subparallelus Lea, I., 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio subsquamosus Lea, I., 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio sulcidens Lamarck, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio tortuosus Sowerby, 1868
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio uhareensis Lea, I., 1868
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio vicinus Lea, I., 1856
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio violaceus Spengler, 1793
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio virens Lea, I., 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio virginiana Lamarck, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio weldonensis Lea, I., 1863
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio wheatleyi Lea, I., 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio yadkinensis Lea, I., 1872
Sources  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. American Fisheries Society Special Publication, 26. American Fisheries Society: Bethesda, MD (USA). ISBN 1-888569-01-8. IX, 526 + cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern elliptio  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio complanata complanata (Lightfoot, 1786) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMistake Cove [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNova Scotia [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (55 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (21 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1345 nucleotides; 39 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction separate sexes, usually not dimorphic in shell structure; fertilization occurs within the mantle cavity anf young hatch as pelagic larvae (generalized for group) [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:160340
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-05-31 07:42:56Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2011-04-28 09:53:26Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2015). Elliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786). In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=160340 on 2016-05-05
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