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

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Publication Information

McMichael, D.F. 1956. Notes on the freshwater mussels of New Guinea. Nautilus 70(2): 38-48.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
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
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Haasodonta fannyae (Johnson,1948). — McMichael (1956: 47).
Leiovirgus guppyi (Smith, 1885). — McMichael (1956: 44).
Leiovirgus guppyi aipianus ssp. nov. — McMichael (1956: 44).
Leiovirgus lorentzi (Schepman, 1919). — McMichael (1956: 44).
Leiovirgus misoolensis (Schepman, 1897). — McMichael (1956: 42).
Microdontia anodontaeformis (Tapparone Canefri, 1883). — McMichael (1956: 41).
Velesunio ovata (Haas, 1910). — McMichael (1956: 40).
Velesunio sentaniensis (Haas, 1924). — McMichael (1956: 39).
Velesunio wilsonii (Lea, 1859). — McMichael (1956: 40).
Virgus beccarianus (Tapparone Canefri, 1883). — McMichael (1956: 46).
Westralunio flyensis (Tapparone Canefri, 1883). — McMichael (1956: 41).
 
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