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2018

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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
(and other less consequential bivalves)

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the search fields. Either way, you win!

Taxa known only as fossils are highlighted in gray. Those without representatives in fresh waters are highlighted in gold.

 

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Publication Information

Lea, I. 1860. Descriptions of four new species of Unionidæ from Brazil and Buenos Ayres. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 89-90.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Anodonta amazonensis Lea, 1860.
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 89.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 395 [31], pl. 46, fig. 300.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86724, Upper Amazon, Brazil.
= Anodontites trigonus
 
Anodonta moricandii Lea, 1860.
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 90.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 396, pl. 49, fig. 303.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_86695, Bahia, Brazil.
= Anodontites moricandii
 
Unio patelloides Lea, 1860.
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 89.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 383 [19], pl. 43, fig. 291.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85780, Amazon R., Brazil.
= Diplodon rhombeus
 
Unio trifidus Lea, 1860.
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 89.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 386 [22], pl. 54, fig. 295.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85352, Buenos Ayres, Argentina.
= Diplodon parallelopipedon
 
 
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