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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Publication Information

Gould, A.A. 1850. [Shells from the United States Exploring Expedition]. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 3: 292-296.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Alasmodon falcata Gould, 1850.
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 294.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_5929A, Walla Walla, Wash. Ter.
= Margaritifera falcata
 
Anodon cognata Gould, 1850.
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 294.
Gould, 1852, U.S. Explor. Exped.: 435, figs. 546-546b.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_5930, Oregon.
= Anodonta oregonensis
 
Anodon feminalis Gould, 1850.
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 293.
Gould, 1852, U.S. Explor. Exped.: 436, figs. 547-547b.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_5932, Oregon.
= Gonidea angulata
 
Anodon glauca Gould, 1850.
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 293.
(sec. homonym of Anodonta glauca Valenciennes, 1827; renamed Anodonta puberula Gould, 1852)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_5933, Peru.
= Anodontites crispatus
 
Cyclas egregia Gould, 1850.
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 292.

 
Cyclas patella Gould, 1850.
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 293.
= Sphaerium patella
 
Cyrena debilis Gould, 1850.
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 293.
= Corbicula australis
 
Lucina lenticula Gould, 1850.
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 259.
Gould, 1852, U.S. Explor. Exped.: 413, pl. 36, fig. 528 [as ‘Cyclas’].
= Sphaerium partumeium
 
Unio dorsuosus Gould, 1850.
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 296.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_5925, [Nepean River, Australia].
= Hyridella australis
 
Unio famelicus Gould, 1850.
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 294.
Gould, 1852, U.S. Explor. Exped.: 432, figs. 544-544b.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_5929, Oregon.
= Diplodon granosus
 
Unio lutulentus Gould, 1850.
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 295 [in part].
Gould, 1852, U.S. Explor. Exped.: 428 [in part].
Gould, 1856, U.S. Explor. Exped.: pl. 37, 542a-b [in part].
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_5927 (selected by McMichael & Hiscock, 1958), N. Zealand.
= Echyridella menziesii
 
Unio lutulentus Gould, 1850.
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 295 [in part].
Gould, 1852, U.S. Explor. Exped.: 428 [in part].
Gould, 1856, U.S. Explor. Exped.: pl. 37, fig. 542c [in part].
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio lutulentus Gould, 1850)
Type(s): PARATYPES USNM_87847, New Zealand.
= Echyridella aucklandica
 
Unio profugus Gould, 1850.
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 295.
Gould, 1852, U.S. Explor. Exped.: 429.
Gould, 1862, U.S. Explor. Exped.: pl. 28, figs. 543-543b.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_5928, Hunter’s R. N.S.Wales.
= Alathyria profuga
 
Unio verecundus Gould, 1850.
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist.: 295.
Gould, 1852, U.S. Explor. Exped.: 431, figs. 541a-c.
Type(s): TYPE USNM_5926, Manilla.
= Simpsonella purpurea
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Alasmodon falcata. — Gould (1850: 294).
Anodon cognata. — Gould (1850: 294).
Anodon feminalis. — Gould (1850: 293).
Anodon glauca. — Gould (1850: 293).
Cyclas egregia. — Gould (1850: 292).
Cyclas patella. — Gould (1850: 292).
Cyrena debilis. — Gould (1850: 293).
Unio dorsuosus. — Gould (1850: 296).
Unio famelicus. — Gould (1850: 294).
Unio lutulentus. — Gould (1850: 295).
Unio profugus. — Gould (1850: 295).
Unio verecundus. — Gould (1850: 295).
 
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