There are different opinions on the taxonomy of this species.
When it is placed in the genus Margaritifera Schumacher, 1816, it is considered to be:
- Margaritifera auricularia (Spengler, 1793)
At other times it is placed in the genus Pseudunio F. Haas, 1910, in which case it is known as:
- Pseudunio auricularia (Spengler, 1793)
Sometimes it is given the masculine gender:
- Pseudunio auricularius auricularius (Spengler, 1793)
Read more about this topic: Spengler's Freshwater Mussel
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