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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Publication Information

McMichael, D.F. & I.D. Hiscock. 1958. A monograph of the freshwater mussels (Mollusca: Pelecypoda) of the Australian region. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 9(3): 372-508 + 19 plates.
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Species Described
Alathyria pertexta magnifica McMichael & Hiscock, 1958.
McMichael & Hiscock, 1958, Austral. J. Mar. Frwtr. Res.: 419, pl. 19, figs. 1-2.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Alathyria pertexta Iredale, 1934)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMS_62271, Bian River, West Irian, Indonesia.
= Alathyria pertexta
 
Cucumerunio websteri delli McMichael & Hiscock, 1958.
McMichael & Hiscock, 1958, Austral. J. Mar. Frwtr. Res.: 477, pl. 16, figs. 1-5.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Diplodon websteri Simpson, 1902)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMS_61929, Omaha River, at Leigh, New Zealand [-36.283, 174.817 ± 10 km].
= Echyridella aucklandica
 
Haasodonta vanheurni McMichael & Hiscock, 1958.
McMichael & Hiscock, 1958, Austral. J. Mar. Frwtr. Res.: 486, pl. 19, figs. 3-4.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMS_62269, Boepoel, Merauke River, West Irian, Indonesia.
= Haasodonta vanheurni
 
Leiovirgus guppyi aipianus McMichael, 1956.
McMichael, 1956, Nautilus: 44, pl. 2, figs. 1-2.
McMichael & Hiscock, 1958, Austral. J. Mar. Frwtr. Res.: 470, pl. 13, fig. 11.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio guppyi E.A. Smith, 1885)
Type(s): PARATYPE AMS_62203, Aipiana, St. Joseph R., New Guinea [-8.417, 146.583 > ± 100 km].
= Hyridella guppyi
 
Unio zelebori ‘Dunker’ of Authors.
‘Dunker’ Of Authors.
Hutton, 1880, Manual New Zealand Mollusca: 161.
McMichael & Hiscock, 1958, Austral. J. Mar. Frwtr. Res.: 460, pl. 14, figs. 10-11.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio zelebori Dunker, 1866)
= Echyridella menziesii
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Alathyria condola Iredale, 1943. — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 423).
Alathyria jacksoni Iredale, 1934. — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 411).
Alathyria pertexta magnifica McMichael & Hiscock, 1958. — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 419).
Alathyria pertexta pertexta Iredale, 1934. — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 414).
Alathyria pertexta wardi (Iredale, 1943). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 417).
Alathyria profuga (Gould, 1851). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 421).
Cucumerunio novaehollandiae (Gray, 1834). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 473).
Cucumerunio websteri delli McMichael & Hiscock, 1958. — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 477).
Cucumerunio websteri websteri (Simpson, 1902). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 476).
Haasodonta fannyae (Johnson, R.I., 1948). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 484).
Haasodonta vanheurni McMichael & Hiscock, 1958. — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 484).
cf. Hyridella aquilonalis Iredale, 1934. — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 482).
cf. Hyridella interserta Iredale, 1934. — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 482).
Hyridella (Echyridella) menziesi (Gray, 1843). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 460).
Hyridella (Nesonaia) guppyi aipiana (McMichael, 1956). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 470).
Hyridella (Nesonaia) guppyi guppyi (Smith, E.A., 1885). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 468).
Hyridella (Protohyridella) glenelgensis (Dennant, 1898). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 465).
Hyridella (s.s.) aucklandicus (Gray, 1843). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 454).
Hyridella (s.s.) australis (Lamarck, 1819). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 440).
Hyridella (s.s.) depressa (Lamarck, 1819). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 448).
Hyridella (s.s.) drapeta (Iredale, 1934). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 444).
Hyridella (s.s.) misoolensis (Schepman, 1897). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 456).
Hyridella (s.s.) narracanensis (Cotton & Gabriel, 1932). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 452).
Lortiella froggatti Iredale, 1934. — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 434).
Lortiella rugata (Sowerby, 1868). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 433).
Microdontia anodontaeformis (Tapparone Canefri, 1883). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 408).
Velesunio ambiguus (Philippi, 1847). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 388).
Velesunio angasi (Sowerby, 1867). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 401).
Velesunio legrandi (Petterd, 1889). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 395).
cf. Velesunio moretonicus Reeve, 1865. — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 407).
cf. Velesunio ovatus (Haas, 1910). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 481).
Velesunio sentaniensis (Haas, 1924). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 405).
cf. Velesunio shuttleworthi Küster, 1855. — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 407).
Velesunio wilsonii (Lea, 1859). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 398).
Virgus beccarianus (Tapparone Canefri, 1883). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 480).
Westralunio albertisi Clench, 1957. — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 430).
Westralunio carteri Iredale, 1934. — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 426).
Westralunio flyensis (Tapparone Canefri, 1883). — McMichael & Hiscock (1958: 429).
 
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