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Publication Information

Preston, H.B. 1915. Mollusca (Freshwater Gastropoda & Pelecypoda). Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma: 244 pp.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Anatina induta Preston, 1915.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: ??.
= Tanysiphon rivalis
 
Corbicula alberti Preston, 1915.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 220.
= Corbicula striatella
 
Lamellidens mainwaringi Preston, 1912.
‘Nevill MS’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 306.
‘Nevill MS’ Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 190, text fig. 24.
= Lamellidens mainwaringi
 
Lamellidens narainporensis Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 305.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 187, text fig. 21.
= Lamellidens narainporensis
 
Lamellidens nongyangensis Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 306.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 190, text fig. 22.
= Lamellidens savadiensis
 
Lamellidens phenchooganjensis Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 306.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 190, text fig. 23.
= Lamellidens phenchooganjensis
 
Lamellidens marginalis var. sawaddyensis Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 305.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 185, text fig. 20.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio marginalis Lamarck, 1819)
= Lamellidens generosus
 
Lamellidens marginalis var. sublamellatus Preston, 1912.
‘Nevill, MS’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 305.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 181, text fig. 19.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio marginalis Lamarck, 1819)
= Trapezidens scutum
 
Lamellidens pulcher var. ponderosus Preston, 1915.
‘Tapparone-Canifri’ Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 185.
(error for Unio ponderosulus Tapparone Canefri, 1889)
= Lamellidens lamellatus
 
Margaron (Unio) cristatus Preston, 1915.
‘Lea’ Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 136.
(error for Unio evitatus Lea, 1866)
= Radiatula caerulea
 
Mytilus taprobanensis Preston, 1915.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: ??.
= Limnoperna fortunei
 
Nodularia (s.s.) chaudhurii Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 290.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 140, text fig. 7.
= Radiatula chaudhurii
 
Nodularia (s.s.) theobaldi Preston, 1912.
‘Nevill, MS’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 292.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 143, text fig. 8.
= Radiatula theobaldi
 
Parreysia (Parreysia) annandalei Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 302.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 173, text fig. 18.
= Parreysia annandalei
 
Parreysia (s.s.) daccaensis Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 300.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 165, text fig. 16.
Type(s): TYPES ZSI_M6105/1, Dacca.
= Lamellidens jenkinsianus
 
Parreysia (s.s.) perconvexa Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 302.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 172, text fig. 17.
Type(s): TYPES ZSI_M5069/1, Nangyong Lake, Burma.
= Parreysia perconvexa
 
Parreysia (s.s.) pernodulosa Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 300.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 164, text fig. 15.
= Parreysia burmana
 
Parreysia favidens var. assamensis Preston, 1912.
‘Nevill, MS’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 299.
‘Nevill MS’ Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 161, text fig. 12.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio favidens Benson, 1862)
= Parreysia favidens
 
Pseudodon (Trigonodon) crebristriatus var. curvata Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 295.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 152, text fig. 9.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Monocondyloea crebristriata Anthony, 1865)
= Pseudodon peguensis
 
Trapezoideus foliaceus var. zayleymanensis Preston, 1912.
‘Nevill, MS’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 307.
‘Nevill MS’ Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 194.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio foliaceus Gould, 1843)
Type(s): SYNTYPE SMF_3615, Zayleyman, Ob. Birma.
= Trapezoideus subclathratus
 
Unio houngdaranicus Simpson, 1900.
‘Tapparone Canefri’ Of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 844.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 301.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1116.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 167.
Prashad, 1922, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 101.
Subba Rao, 1989, Freshw. Moll. India: 183.
Graf & Cummings, 2007, J. Moll. Studies: 311.
Bogan, 2010, FADA: [25].
(error for Unio houngdarauicus Tapparone Canefri, 1889)
= Parreysia houngdarauica
 
Unio phayresi Simpson, 1900.
‘Theobald’ Of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 842.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1107.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 155.
(intro'd as syn of Mya corrugata Müller, 1774)
= Parreysia corrugata
 
Unio siliguriensis Preston, 1908.
Preston, 1908, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 47.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 293.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 148.
= Radiatula lima
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Arcidopsis footei (Theobald, 1876). — Preston (1915: 196).
Lamellidens (s.s.) canefrianus Simpson, 1900. — Preston (1915: 187).
Lamellidens (s.s.) exanthematicus (Küster, 1861). — Preston (1915: 187).
Lamellidens (s.s.) mainwaringi ‘Nevill MS’ Preston, 1912. — Preston (1915: 190).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis (Lamarck, 1819). — Preston (1915: 175).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis consobrinus (Lea, 1859). — Preston (1915: 180).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis corrianus (Lea, 1834). — Preston (1915: 183).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis generosus (Gould, 1847). — Preston (1915: 184).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis jenkinsianus (Benson, 1862). — Preston (1915: 184).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis lamellatus (Lea, 1838). — Preston (1915: 180).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis sawaddyensis Preston, 1912. — Preston (1915: 185).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis scutum (Sowerby, 1868). — Preston (1915: 181).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis thwaitesii (Lea, 1859). — Preston (1915: 179).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. candaharicus (Hanley & Theobald, 1876). — Preston (1915: 178).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. cylindrica (Hanley & Theobald, 1876). — Preston (1915: 179).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. hanleyi Simpson, 1900. — Preston (1915: 179).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. humilior (von Martens, 1899). — Preston (1915: 181).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. obesa (Hanley & Theobald, 1876). — Preston (1915: 176).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. sublamellatus Preston, 1912. — Preston (1915: 181).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. tricolor (Küster, 1856). — Preston (1915: 176).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. zonata (Hanley & Theobald, 1876). — Preston (1915: 177).
Lamellidens (s.s.) narainporensis Preston, 1912. — Preston (1915: 187).
Lamellidens (s.s.) nongyangensis Preston, 1912. — Preston (1915: 190).
Lamellidens (s.s.) phenchooganjensis Preston, 1912. — Preston (1915: 190).
Lamellidens (s.s.) pulcher (Tapparone Canefri, 1889). — Preston (1915: 185).
Mulleria dalyi Smith, E.A., 1898. — Preston (1915: 197).
Nodularia (s.s.) andersoniana (Nevill, 1877). — Preston (1915: 143).
Nodularia (s.s.) bonneaudi (Eydoux, 1838). — Preston (1915: 140).
Nodularia (s.s.) caeruleus (Lea, 1831). — Preston (1915: 136).
Nodularia (s.s.) caeruleus var. gaudichaudi (Eydoux, 1838). — Preston (1915: 137).
Nodularia (s.s.) caeruleus var. keraudreni (Eydoux, 1838). — Preston (1915: 137).
Nodularia (s.s.) chaudhurii Preston, 1912. — Preston (1915: 140).
Nodularia (s.s.) crispata (Gould, 1843). — Preston (1915: 142).
Nodularia (s.s.) digitiformis (Sowerby, 1868). — Preston (1915: 135).
Nodularia (s.s.) gratiosa (Philippi, 1845). — Preston (1915: 141).
Nodularia (s.s.) involuta (Benson in Hanley, 1856). — Preston (1915: 146).
Nodularia (s.s.) nuttalliana (Lea, 1856). — Preston (1915: 145).
Nodularia (s.s.) occata (Lea, 1860). — Preston (1915: 138).
Nodularia (s.s.) olivaria (Lea, 1831). — Preston (1915: 144).
Nodularia (s.s.) pachysoma (Benson, 1862). — Preston (1915: 139).
Nodularia (s.s.) pugio (Benson, 1862). — Preston (1915: 141).
Nodularia (s.s.) scobina (Hanley, 1856). — Preston (1915: 142).
Nodularia (s.s.) shurtleffiana (Lea, 1856). — Preston (1915: 138).
Nodularia (s.s.) theobaldi Preston, 1912. — Preston (1915: 143).
Nodularia (sec. Radiatula) crispisulcata (Benson, 1862). — Preston (1915: 146).
Nodularia (sec. Radiatula) lima Simpson, 1900. — Preston (1915: 147).
Nodularia (sec. Radiatula) lima var. siliguriensis (Preston, 1908). — Preston (1915: 148).
Parreysia (s.s.) annandalei Preston, 1912. — Preston (1915: 173).
Parreysia (s.s.) bhamoensis (Theobald, 1874). — Preston (1915: 163).
Parreysia (s.s.) burmanus (Blanford, 1869). — Preston (1915: 170).
Parreysia (s.s.) corbis (Hanley, 1856). — Preston (1915: 169).
Parreysia (s.s.) corrugata (Müller, 1774). — Preston (1915: 154).
Parreysia (s.s.) corrugata var. fragilis (Hanley & Theobald, 1876). — Preston (1915: 156).
Parreysia (s.s.) corrugata var. laevirostris (Benson, 1862). — Preston (1915: 156).
Parreysia (s.s.) corrugata var. nagpoorensis (Lea, 1859). — Preston (1915: 157).
Parreysia (s.s.) daccaensis Preston, 1912. — Preston (1915: 165).
Parreysia (s.s.) dalliana Frierson, 1913. — Preston (1915: 174).
Parreysia (s.s.) favidens (Benson, 1862). — Preston (1915: 158).
Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. assamensis Preston, 1912. — Preston (1915: 161).
Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. chrysis (Benson, 1862). — Preston (1915: 160).
Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. deltae (Benson, 1862). — Preston (1915: 159).
Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. densa (Benson, 1862). — Preston (1915: 159).
Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. marcens (Benson, 1862). — Preston (1915: 159).
Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. pinax (Benson, 1862). — Preston (1915: 161).
Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. plagiosoma (Benson, 1862). — Preston (1915: 162).
Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. trigona (Benson, 1862). — Preston (1915: 159).
Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. viridula (Benson, 1862). — Preston (1915: 160).
Parreysia (s.s.) feae (Tapparone Canefri, 1889). — Preston (1915: 168).
Parreysia (s.s.) feddeni (Theobald, 1874). — Preston (1915: 165).
Parreysia (s.s.) gowhattensis (Theobald, 1874). — Preston (1915: 171).
Parreysia (s.s.) perconvexa Preston, 1912. — Preston (1915: 171).
Parreysia (s.s.) pernodulosa Preston, 1912. — Preston (1915: 164).
Parreysia (s.s.) rajahensis (Lea, 1841). — Preston (1915: 169).
Parreysia (s.s.) rugosa (Gmelin, 1791). — Preston (1915: 169).
Parreysia (s.s.) sikkimensis (Lea, 1859). — Preston (1915: 171).
Parreysia (s.s.) smaragdites (Benson, 1862). — Preston (1915: 163).
Parreysia (s.s.) tavoyensis (Gould, 1843). — Preston (1915: 166).
Parreysia (s.s.) tavoyensis var. triembolus (Benson, 1855). — Preston (1915: 167).
Parreysia (s.s.) vulcana (Hanley, 1875). — Preston (1915: 168).
Parreysia (s.s.) wynegungaensis (Lea, 1859). — Preston (1915: 157).
Physunio (sec. Lens) velaris (Sowerby, 1868). — Preston (1915: 149).
Pseudodon (s.s.) inoscularis (Gould, 1844). — Preston (1915: 152).
Pseudodon (s.s.) nicobaricus (‘Fabricius’ Mörch, 1872). — Preston (1915: 153).
Pseudodon (s.s.) salwenianus (Gould, 1844). — Preston (1915: 152).
Pseudodon (sec. Bineurus) ava (Theobald, 1873). — Preston (1915: 153).
Pseudodon (sec. Trigonodon) peguensis (Anthony, J.G., 1865). — Preston (1915: 150).
Pseudodon (sec. Trigonodon) peguensis var. crebristriata (Anthony, J.G., 1865). — Preston (1915: 150).
Pseudodon (sec. Trigonodon) peguensis var. curvata Preston, 1912. — Preston (1915: 152).
Solenaia soleniformis (Benson). — Preston (1915: 132).
Trapezoideus exolescens (Gould, 1843). — Preston (1915: 195).
Trapezoideus foliaceus (Gould, 1843). — Preston (1915: 193).
Trapezoideus foliaceus var. comptus (DeShayes & Jullien, 1874). — Preston (1915: 193).
Trapezoideus foliaceus var. zayleymanensis Preston, 1912. — Preston (1915: 194).
Trapezoideus misellus (Morelet, 1865). — Preston (1915: 194).
Trapezoideus theca (Benson, 1862). — Preston (1915: 195).
Unio (sec. Lymnium) mongolicus Middendorff, 1851. — Preston (1915: 135).
 
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