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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Publication Information

Sowerby, G.B. 1868. Genus Mycetopus. Conchologica Iconica 16: pls. 1-4.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Mycetopus plicatus Sowerby, 1868.
‘Gray?, MS” Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon.: pl. 2, sp. 3.
(sec. homonym of Spatha plicata Martens, 1866)
Type(s): MANUSCRIPT NAME BMNH_46-7-24-18, Syene, Egypt.
= Mutela dubia
Mycetopus rugatus Sowerby, 1868.
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon.: pl. 3, sp. 7.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE BMNH_44-1-12-160 (selected by McMichael & Hiscock, 1958), Victoria River, N. Australia.
= Lortiella rugata
Mycetopus subsinuatus Sowerby, 1868.
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon.: pl. 4, sp. 10.
= Mycetopoda siliquosa
Taxonomic Opinions
Mycetopus emarginatus Lea, 1860. — Sowerby (1868).
Mycetopus falcatus Higgins, 1868. — Sowerby (1868).
Mycetopus plicatus ‘Gray?, MS” Sowerby, 1868. — Sowerby (1868).
Mycetopus pygmaeus (Spix). — Sowerby (1868).
Mycetopus rugatus Sowerby, 1868. — Sowerby (1868).
Mycetopus siliquosus (d’Orbigny). — Sowerby (1868).
Mycetopus soleniformis (d’Orbigny, 1835). — Sowerby (1868).
Mycetopus subsinuatus Sowerby, 1868. — Sowerby (1868).
Mycetopus ventricosus d’Orbigny, 1843. — Sowerby (1868).
Mycetopus weddellii Hupé, 1857. — Sowerby (1868).
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