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Obovaria olivaria (Rafinesque, 1820)

857347  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Obovaria olivaria (Rafinesque, 1820). Accessed at: on 2021-04-16
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original description  (of Unio ellipsis I. Lea, 1827) Lea I. (1827). Description of six new species of the genus <i>Unio</i>, embracing the anatomy of the oviduct of one of them, together with some anatomical observations on the genus. <em>Transactions of the American Philosophical Society.</em> new ser., 3: 259-273, pls 3-6., available online at
page(s): 268, pl. 4, fig.4 [details]   

original description  (of Unio pealei I. Lea, 1871) Lea, I. (1871). Descriptions of twenty new species of uniones of the United States. <em>Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> 23: 189-193 [24 October 1871]., available online at
page(s): 191 [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]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
English hickorynut  [details]
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