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

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Publication Information

Marshall, W.B. 1927. A new genus and two new species of South American fresh-water mussels. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 71(2678): 1-4 + 2 plates.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Anodontites guanarensis Marshall, 1927.
Marshall, 1927, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 3, pl. 1, figs. 4-6.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_365225, Mata Verde, Portuguesa, Venezuela.
= Anodontites guanarensis
Mycetopoda pittieri Marshall, 1927.
Marshall, 1927, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 4, pl. 2.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_365227, Mata Verde, Portuguesa, Venezuela.
= Mycetopoda pittieri
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodontites guanarensis Marshall, 1927. — Marshall (1927: 3).
Mycetopoda pittieri Marshall, 1927. — Marshall (1927: 4).
Mycetopodella falcata (Higgins, 1868). — Marshall (1927: 2).
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