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Publication Information

Sowerby, G.B. 1870. Genus Anodon. Conchologica Iconica 17: pls. 1, 25-37.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Anodon amazoniensis Sowerby, 1870.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 30, sp. 120.
Simone, 2006, Land. Freshw. Moll. Brazil.: 284.
(error for Anodonta amazonensis Lea, 1860)
= Anodontites trigonus
 
Anodon amethystus Sowerby, 1869.
Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon.: pl. 24, sp. 95, fig. 95a-b.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: index [as ‘wheatleyi’].
= Anodontites elongatus
 
Anodon brevis Sowerby, 1870.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 31, sp. 124.

 
Anodon cappertoni Sowerby, 1870.
‘Konig’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: index.
(error for Anodon clappertoni Koenig, 1826)
= Chambardia rubens
 
Anodon ciconia Sowerby, 1870.
‘Gould’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 29, sp. 115, fig. 115b [in part].
(reference to Anodon ciconia Gould, 1851)
= Anodontites trapesialis
 
Anodon ciconia Sowerby, 1870.
‘Gould’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 29, sp. 115, fig. 115a [in part].
(reference to Anodon ciconia Gould, 1851)
= Anodontites trapesialis
 
Anodon cochlearis Sowerby, 1870.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 33, sp. 135.
Type(s): TYPE UNKNOWN, [locality unknown].
= Aspatharia pfeifferiana
 
Anodon exilis Sowerby, 1870.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 22, sp. 84.
(mis-ID'd reference to Anodonta exilis Lea, 1838)
= Pyganodon fragilis
 
Anodon gigantea H. Adams, 1866.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
H. Adams, 1866, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 444 [as ‘Leila gigantea’].
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1867, Conch. Icon.: pl. 8, sp. 19, fig. 18.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 36, sp. 152 [as ‘A. trapezialis Lamarck’].
(mis-ID'd reference to Anodonta gigantea Lea, 1838)
= Anodontites trapesialis
 
Anodon glabrus Sowerby, 1870.
‘Valenciennes’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 25, sp. 97.
= Anodonta impura
 
Anodon glaucus Sowerby, 1870.
‘Valenciennes’ Of Authors.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 27, sp. 105.
Clessin, 1876, Conchyl. Cab.: 222, pl. 73, fig. 4.
(reference to Anodonta glauca Valenciennes, 1827)
= Anodontites trapesialis
 
Anodon haltonis Sowerby, 1870.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 36, sp. 147.
(error for Anodonta holtonis Lea, 1857)
= Anodontites elongatus
 
Anodon kennerleyi Sowerby, 1870.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 34, sp. 139.
(error for Anodonta kennerlyi Lea, 1860)
= Anodonta kennerlyi
 
Anodon letournenxii Sowerby, 1870.
‘Bourguignat’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: index.
(error for Anodonta letourneuxi Bourguignat, 1870)
= Anodonta anatina
 
Anodon montezianus Sowerby, 1870.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 36, sp. 146; index [as ‘montezumus’].
(mis-ID'd reference to Anodonta montezuma Lea, 1841; error for Anodonta montezuma Lea, 1841)
= Anodontites inaequivalva
 
Anodon napolensis Sowerby, 1870.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: index.
(error for Anodonta napoensis Lea, 1868)
= Anodontites crispatus
 
Anodon parii Sowerby, 1870.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: index.
(error for Anodonta pazii Lea, 1866)
= Anodontites trapezeus
 
Anodon pholadiformis Sowerby, 1870.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 27, sp. 106.
= Pyganodon fragilis
 
Anodon quadriplicatus Sowerby, 1870.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 28, sp. 110, figs. 110a-b.
= Strophitus undulatus
 
Anodon rioplatensis Sowerby, 1870.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 26, sp. 101 [as ‘Rio-Platensis’].
= Anodontites trapesialis
 
Anodon schomburgianus Sowerby, 1870.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 34, sp. 137.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1841-1-26-4, British Guiana.
= Anodontites schomburgianus
 
Anodon trautwinianus Sowerby, 1870.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 33, sp. 134.
(reference to Anodonta trautwiniana Lea, 1852)
= Anodontites trigonus
 
Anodon triangularis Sowerby, 1867.
‘Lanza?’ Sowerby, 1867, Conch. Icon.: pl. 15, sp. 56.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 29, fig. 56b.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE BMNH_1965211, Hab._?.

 
Anodon tricostatus Sowerby, 1870.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 25, sp. 98.
= Sinanodonta woodiana
 
Anodon youkamensis Sowerby, 1870.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: index.
(error for Anodonta youkanensis Lea, 1867)
= Sinanodonta beringiana
 
Anodonta linneana Conrad, 1853.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 264.
Hanley, 1856, Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells, Suppl.: 387.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 35, sp. 144.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 646.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 431.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 14.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich: 364.
Parmalee & Bogan, 1998, The Freshwater Mussels of Tennessee: 206.
Watters et al., 2009, Freshw. Mussels OH: 260.
(error for Anodonta linnaeana Lea, 1852)
= Pyganodon grandis
 
Anodonta marryattana Conrad, 1853.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 264.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 28, sp. 111.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 642.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 422.
F.C. Baker, 1928, Bull. Wisconsin Geol. Nat. Hist. Survey: 157.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich: 365.
(error for Anodonta maryattana Lea, 1840)
= Pyganodon grandis
 
Anodonta vignonana Musgrave, 1863.
‘Bernardi’ Of Authors.
Musgrave, 1863, Phot. Conch. of Conch. Misc. Hanley: pl. 1, fig. 1.
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon.: pl. 25, sp. 120; errata [changed to ‘vignouanus’].
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 29, sp. 116.
Ancey, 1888, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 74, footnote.
(error for Margaritana vignouana Bernardi, 1859)
= Aspatharia rugifera
 
Glabaris (s.s.) umbonatus Simpson, 1900.
‘Gould’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 29, sp. 115, fig. 115b [as ‘Anodon ciconia’] [in part].
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 926, footnote.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1436.
= 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
 
Unio angasi Sowerby, 1867.
‘Lea, MS’ Sowerby, 1867, Conch. Icon.: pl. 55, sp. 282.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 32, sp. 127 [as ‘Anodon angasii’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_70-10-26-41, Strangways River, Arnheim Land, North Australia.
= Velesunio angasi
 
Unio swinhoei Sowerby, 1866.
‘Reeve’ Sowerby, 1866, Conch. Icon.: pl. 42, sp. 232.
‘H. Adams’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon.: pl. 27, sp. 108.
(reference to Unio swinhoei H. Adams, 1866)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1968653, Formosa.
= Pletholophus tenuis
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodon alatus (Lea, 1864). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon amazoniensis [sic] (Lea, 1860). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon angasi Lea. — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon anserinus Spix. — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon benedictensis (Lea, 1834). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon brevis Sowerby, 1870. — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon burroughianus (Lea, 1834). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon californiensis (Lea, 1852). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon ciconia Gould, 1851. — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon cochlearis Sowerby, 1870. — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon corpulenta (Cooper, 1834). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon cumingii (Lea, 1850). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon cygneus (Linnaeus, 1758). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon dahomeyensis (Lea, 1859). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon danielsii (Lea, 1858). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon exulceratus (Villa). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon forbesianus (Lea, 1860). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon giganteus (Lea, 1838). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon glabrus ‘Valenciennes’ Sowerby, 1870. — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon glaucus (Lamarck). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon globosa (Lea, 1841). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon grandis (Say, 1829). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon haltonis [sic] (Lea, 1857). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon henryana (Lea, 1857). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon imbecillis Lea, 1837. — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon kennerleyi [sic] (Lea, 1860). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon lewisii (Lea, 1857). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon linneanus [sic] (Lea, 1852). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon luteolus (Lea, 1858). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon magnificus (Lea, 1834). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon marryattanus [sic] (Lea, 1840). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon montezianus [sic] (Lea, 1841). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon moricandi (Lea, 1860). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon normandi Angas. — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon pavonia (Lea, 1838). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon pepinianus (Lea, 1838). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon pholadiformis Sowerby, 1870. — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon quadriplicatus Sowerby, 1870. — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon rio-platensis Sowerby, 1870. — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon rubicundus (Lea, 1860). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon schomburgianus Sowerby, 1870. — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon showalteri (Lea, 1860). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon shæfferianus (Lea, 1852). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon simpsonianus (Lea, 1861). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon stewartianus (Lea, 1834). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon stuarti (Adams & Angas, 1863). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon subgibbosus Anthony, J.G., 1866. — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon swinhoei (H. Adams, 1868). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon tenebricosus (Lea, 1834). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon texasensis (Lea, 1859). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon tortilis (Lea, 1852). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon trautwinianus (Lea, 1852). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon tricostatus Sowerby, 1870. — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon uruguayensis (Lea, 1860). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon vignonanus [sic] (Bernardi, 1859). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon virens (Lea, 1852). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon wardianus (Lea, 1838). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon williamsii (Lea, 1862). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon woodianus (Lea, 1834). — Sowerby (1870).
Anodon wymani (Lea, 1860). — Sowerby (1870).
 
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