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Lampsilis  Rafinesque, 1820
Taxonomic Serial No.: 79986

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Aeglia Swainson, 1840
    Simpsonunio Starobogatov, 1970
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             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  
                                  TribeLampsilini Ihering, 1901  
                                     GenusLampsilis Rafinesque, 1820  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Lampsilis abrupta (Say, 1831) – pink mucket 
                                        Species Lampsilis binominata Simpson, 1900 – lined pocketbook 
                                        Species Lampsilis bracteata (Gould, 1855) – Texas fatmucket 
                                        Species Lampsilis cardium Rafinesque, 1820 – plain pocketbook 
                                        Species Lampsilis cariosa (Say, 1817) – yellow lampmussel 
                                        Species Lampsilis dolabraeformis (Lea, 1838) – Altamaha pocketbook 
                                        Species Lampsilis fasciola Rafinesque, 1820 – wavy-rayed lampmussel, wavyrayed lampmussel 
                                        Species Lampsilis floridensis (Lea, 1852)  
                                        Species Lampsilis fullerkati R.I. Johnson, 1984 – Waccamaw fatmucket 
                                        Species Lampsilis higginsii (Lea, 1857) – Higgins' eye, Higgins' eye pearly mussel 
                                        Species Lampsilis hydiana (Lea, 1838) – Louisiana fatmucket 
                                        Species Lampsilis ornata (Conrad, 1835) – southern pocketbook 
                                        Species Lampsilis ovata (Say, 1817) – pocketbook 
                                        Species Lampsilis powellii (Lea, 1852) – Arkansas fatmucket 
                                        Species Lampsilis radiata (Gmelin, 1791) – eastern lampmussel 
                                        Species Lampsilis rafinesqueana Frierson, 1927 – Neosho mucket 
                                        Species Lampsilis reeveiana (Lea, 1852) – Arkansas broken-ray 
                                        Species Lampsilis satura (Lea, 1852) – sandbank pocketbook 
                                        Species Lampsilis siliquoidea (Barnes, 1823) – fatmucket 
                                        Species Lampsilis splendida (Lea, 1838) – rayed pink fatmucket 
                                        Species Lampsilis straminea (Conrad, 1834) – rough fatmucket 
                                        Species Lampsilis streckeri Frierson, 1927 – speckled pocketbook 
                                        Species Lampsilis teres (Rafinesque, 1820) – yellow sandshell 
                                        Species Lampsilis virescens (Lea, 1858) – Alabama lamp mussel, Alabama lamp pearly mussel, Alabama lampmussel 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  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,   
  Reference for: Lampsilis   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Lampsilis   
  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  
  Reference for: Lampsilis   

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