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Villosa  Frierson, 1927
Taxonomic Serial No.: 80200

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Micromya Agassiz, 1852
  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  
                                     GenusVillosa Frierson, 1927  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Villosa amygdala (Lea, 1843) – Florida rainbow 
                                        Species Villosa constricta (Conrad, 1838) – notched rainbow 
                                        Species Villosa delumbis (Conrad, 1834) – eastern creekshell 
                                        Species Villosa fabalis (Lea, 1831) – rayed bean 
                                        Species Villosa iris (Lea, 1829) – rainbow 
                                        Species Villosa lienosa (Conrad, 1834) – little spectacle case, little spectaclecase 
                                        Species Villosa nebulosa (Conrad, 1834) – Alabama rainbow 
                                        Species Villosa ortmanni (Walker, 1925) – Kentucky creekshell 
                                        Species Villosa perpurpurea (Lea, 1861) – purple bean 
                                        Species Villosa taeniata (Conrad, 1834) – painted creekshell 
                                        Species Villosa trabalis (Conrad, 1834) – Cumberland bean 
                                        Species Villosa umbrans (Lea, 1857) – Coosa creekshell 
                                        Species Villosa vanuxemensis (Lea, 1838) – mountain creekshell 
                                        Species Villosa vaughaniana (Lea, 1838) – Carolina creekshell 
                                        Species Villosa vibex (Conrad, 1834) – southern rainbow 
                                        Species Villosa villosa (B.H. Wright, 1898) – downy rainbow 

  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: Villosa   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Villosa   
  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: Villosa   

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