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

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Publication Information

Frierson, L.S. 1922. Observations on the genera Leila and Anodontites. Nautilus 36: 7-10.
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Species Described
Leila grayana Frierson, 1922.
‘Gray’ Sowerby, 1867, Conch. Icon.: pl. 16, sp. 57.
Frierson, 1922, Nautilus: 9.
(new name for Anodon exoticus Sowerby, 1867)
= Anodontites trapesialis
Leila sowerbyana Frierson, 1922.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 33, sp. 134 [as ‘Anodon trautwinianus’].
Frierson, 1922, Nautilus: 9.
(sec. homonym of Glabaris sowerbyana Ihering, 1893)
= Anodontites trigonus
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodonta grandis grijalvae Morelet, 1884. — Frierson (1922: 9).
Leila grayana new name. — Frierson (1922: 9).
Leila sowerbyana new name. — Frierson (1922: 9).
Mycetopoda longina (Spix, 1827). — Frierson (1922: 9).
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