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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Publication Information

Sowerby, G.B., jr. 1839. A Conchological Manual: 130 pp.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Alasmodon complanatus Sowerby, 1839.
Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: 2, fig. 141.
(reference to Alasmodonta complanata Barnes, 1823)
= Lasmigona complanata
 
Castalia ambigua Sowerby, 1839.
‘Lamarck’ Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: fig. 140.
(reference to Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819)
= Castalia ambigua
 
Complanaria gigas Swainson, 1840.
Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: 2, fig. 141.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 288, 382.
= Lasmigona complanata
 
Iridina elongata Sowerby, 1821.
Sowerby, 1821, Genera of Shells: Abb. 1.
Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: 54, fig. 150.
= Mutela dubia
 
Mycetopus solenoides Sowerby, 1839.
Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: 67, fig. 151.
= Mycetopoda soleniformis
 
Unio atratus Sowerby, 1839.
Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: 121, fig. 148.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio atrata Swainson, 1823)
= Diplodon chilensis
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Alasmodon complanata (Barnes, 1823). — Sowerby (1839: 2).
Anodon cataractus (Say, 1817). — Sowerby (1839: 6).
Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819. — Sowerby (1839: 20).
Cristaria tuberculata Fer. — Sowerby (1839: 32).
cf. Diplodon multistriatus (Lea, 1831). — Sowerby (1839: 39).
Dipsas plicatus (Leach, 1815). — Sowerby (1839: 32).
Etheria semilunata Lamarck, 1807. — Sowerby (1839: 43).
Hyria corrugata Lamarck, 1819. — Sowerby (1839: 52).
cf. Hyria syrmatophora (Lam.). — Sowerby (1839: 39).
Iridina elongata Sowerby, 1821. — Sowerby (1839: 54).
Margaritana margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758). — Sowerby (1839: 62).
Monocondylaea paraguayana d’Orbigny, 1835. — Sowerby (1839: 65).
Mycetopoda solenoides (Sowerby, 1839). — Sowerby (1839: 67).
Mysca pictorum (Linnaeus, 1758). — Sowerby (1839: 68).
Platiris (Iridina) exotica (Lamarck, 1819). — Sowerby (1839: 84).
Platiris (Iridina) ovata (Swainson, 1823). — Sowerby (1839: 84).
Platiris (Spatha) nilotica (Cailliaud, 1823). — Sowerby (1839: 100).
Platiris (Spatha) rubens (Lamarck, 1819). — Sowerby (1839: 84).
Platiris (Spatha) solenoides (Sowerby, 1839). — Sowerby (1839: 84).
Unio alatus Say, 1817. — Sowerby (1839: 121).
Unio atratus Lam. — Sowerby (1839: 121).
Unio littoralis Lamarck, 1801. — Sowerby (1839: 121).
 
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