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Obovaria subrotunda (Rafinesque, 1820)

857349  (

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Obovaria subrotunda (Rafinesque, 1820). Accessed at: on 2021-04-16
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original description  (of Obovaria striata Rafinesque, 1820) Rafinesque C.S. (1820). Monographie des coquilles bivalves et fluviatiles de la Rivière Ohio, contenant douze genres et soixante-huit espéces. <em>Annales Générales des Sciences Physiques.</em> 5(5): 287-322, pls 80-82., available online at
page(s): 311 [details]   

original description  (of Unio circulus 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): 433, pl. 9, fig. 14 [details]   

original description  (of Unio lens I. Lea, 1831) Lea, I. (1831). Observations on the naïades, and descriptions of new species of that and other families. <em>Transactions of the American Philosophical Society.</em> (NS) 4: 63-121, plates 3-18., available online at
page(s): 80, pl. 8, fig. 10 [details]   

original description  (of Unio leibii I. Lea, 1862) Lea, I. (1862). Descriptions of ten new species of Unionidae of the United States. <em>Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> 14: 168-169 [after 29 April 1862; before 27 May 1862]., available online at
page(s): 168 [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 round hickorynut  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (IZ MOL 150457 Interior Exterior)
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[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (IZ MOL 85734 Unio circulus Type)
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[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (IZ MOL 85789 Obovaria subrotunda)
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[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Obovaria lens parva Paratype    USNM 150457)
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[hosted externally; from synonym]

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