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Publication Information

Morelet, A. 1851. Testacea Novissima Insulæ Cubanæ et Americæ Centralis 2.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Anodon bambousearum Morelet, 1851.
Morelet, 1851, Test. Nov.: 24.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1965146, rivulos prope vicum Palenqueanum prov. Chiapas [Mexico].
= Anodontites cylindraceus
 
Cyclas maculata Morelet, 1851.
Morelet, 1851, Test. Nov.: 25.
(prim. homonym of Cyclas maculata Anton, 1837; renamed Sphaerium singleyi Pilsbry, 1889)
= Eupera singleyi
 
Cyrena americana Morelet, 1851.
Morelet, 1851, Test. Nov.: 26.
= Cyrenoida americana
 
Cyrena salmacida Morelet, 1851.
Morelet, 1851, Test. Nov.: 26.
= Polymesoda salmacida
 
Unio digitatus Morelet, 1851.
Morelet, 1851, Test. Nov.: 24.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_93-2-4-2035, flumen Usumacinta, Peten, Guatemala.
= Megalonaias nickliniana
 
Unio morini Morelet, 1851.
Morelet, 1851, Test. Nov.: 25.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_93-2-4-2026, Rio Usumacinta, Guatemala.
= Psoronaias morini
 
Unio planivalvis Morelet, 1851.
Morelet, 1851, Test. Nov.: 24.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_93-2-4-2025, pres du Rio Usumacinta, Dept. Peten, Guatemala.
= Delphinonaias planivalvis
 
Unio psoricus Morelet, 1851.
Morelet, 1851, Test. Nov.: 25.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_93-2-4-2033, Rio Usumacinta, Tabasco.
= Psoronaias semigranosa
 
 
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