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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Publication Information

Kira, T. 1959. Coloured Illustrations of the Shells of Japan (Enlarged & Revised): 239 pp., 71 pls.

Species Described
Lanceolaria oxyrhyncha cuspidata Kira, 1959.
‘Kuroda, MS’ Kira, 1959, Illustr. Shells Japan: 172, pl. 63, fig. 18.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio oxyrhynchus Martens, 1861)
= Lanceolaria grayii
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodonta japonica Clessin. — Kira (1959: 172).
Anodonta woodiana lauta v. Martens. — Kira (1959: 171).
Cristaria plicata spatiosa (Clessin). — Kira (1959: 172).
Inversidens japanensis (Lea). — Kira (1959: 171).
Lanceolaria oxyrhyncha (v. Martens). — Kira (1959: 171).
Lanceolaria oxyrhyncha cuspidata Kuroda, MS. — Kira (1959: 172).
Margaritifera margaritifera (Linné). — Kira (1959: 171).
Pseudodon (Obovalis) omiensis (Heimburg). — Kira (1959: 171).
Unio douglasiae nipponensis v. Martens. — Kira (1959: 171).
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