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

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Publication Information

Martinez, E.R., M.A. Cabrera & C.A. Lasso. 2004. Moluscos bivalvos (Unionacea y Mutelacea) de la cuenca del río Orinoco, Venezuela. Memoria de la Fundación La Salle de Ciencias Naturales 159-160: 283-303.

Species Described
Anodontites schombergianus Frierson, 1927.
‘Sowerby’ Of Authors.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 97.
Martinez et al., 2004, Mem. Fund. La Salle Cienc. Nat.: 294.
Lasso et al., 2009, Biota Colombiana: 72.
(error for Anodon schomburgianus Sowerby, 1870)
= Anodontites schomburgianus
Anodontites (Lamproscapha) ensiformes Martinez et al., 2004.
‘Spix’ Martinez et al., 2004, Mem. Fund. La Salle Cienc. Nat.: 293.
(error for Anodon ensiformis Spix & Wagner, 1827)
= Lamproscapha ensiformis
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodontites guanarensis Marshall, 1928. — Martinez et al. (2004: 296).
Anodontites pittieri Marshall, 1922. — Martinez et al. (2004: 295).
Anodontites schombergianus [sic] Sowerby, 1870. — Martinez et al. (2004: 294).
Anodontites trapesialis Lamarck, 1819. — Martinez et al. (2004: 291).
Anodontites trigona (Spix, 1827). — Martinez et al. (2004: 293).
Anodontites (Lamproscapha) ensiformes [sic] (Spix, 1827). — Martinez et al. (2004: 293).
Castalia ambigua ambigua Lamarck, 1819. — Martinez et al. (2004: 288).
Castalia orinocensis Morrison, 1943. — Martinez et al. (2004: 286).
Castalia schombergiana Sowerby, 1869. — Martinez et al. (2004: 288).
Diplodon (s.s.) granosus Bruguière, 1792. — Martinez et al. (2004: 289).
Diplodon (s.s.) losadae Haas, 1819 [sic]. — Martinez et al. (2004: 291).
Mycetopoda pittieri Marshall, 1919 [sic]. — Martinez et al. (2004: 297).
Paxyodon syrmatophora Meuschen, 1781. — Martinez et al. (2004: 288).
Tamsiella tamsiana (Dunker, 1895) [sic]. — Martinez et al. (2004: 298).
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