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Publication Information

Morelet. 1849. Testacea Novissima Insulæ Cubanæ et Americæ Centralis 1.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Anodon lurulentus Morelet, 1849.
Morelet, 1849, Test. Nov.: 28.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_93-2-4-2003, in paludibus Usumacinta, Guatemala.
= Anodonta lurulenta
 
Unio aeruginosus Morelet, 1849.
Morelet, 1849, Test. Nov.: 29 [as ‘æruginosus’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_93-2-4-2019, rivulo Michol, circa Palenqueanum (Chiapa).
= Nephronaias aeruginosa
 
Unio calamitarum Morelet, 1849.
Morelet, 1849, Test. Nov.: 30.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE BMNH_93-2-4-2010, Baluntie, near Palenque.
= Nephronaias calamitarum
 
Unio crocodilorum Morelet, 1849.
Morelet, 1849, Test. Nov.: 28.
Type(s): SYNTYPE BMNH_1893-2-4-2030, River Usumacinta, Central America.
= Psoronaias crocodilorum
 
Unio delphinulus Morelet, 1849.
Morelet, 1849, Test. Nov.: 31.
Type(s): SYNTYPE BMNH_93-2-4-1588, Lac de Flores, Peten, Guatemala.
= Delphinonaias delphinulus
 
Unio explicatus Morelet, 1849.
Morelet, 1849, Test. Nov.: 28.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE BMNH_93-2-4-2027, flumen Usumasinta, ad pagum Balancan Tabascensium [Mexico].
= Cyrtonaias explicata
 
Unio ostreatus Morelet, 1849.
Morelet, 1849, Test. Nov.: 29.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_94-3-22-2, flumen Usumacinta, Guatemala.
= Psoronaias ostreata
 
Unio paludosus Morelet, 1849.
Morelet, 1849, Test. Nov.: 30.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_93-2-4-2024, propre San Geronimo, Yucatan.
= Delphinonaias paludosa
 
Unio ravistellus Morelet, 1849.
Morelet, 1849, Test. Nov.: 29.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_93-2-4-2021, Lake d’Yzabal, Guatemala.
= Nephronaias ravistella
 
Unio scamnatus Morelet, 1849.
Morelet, 1849, Test. Nov.: 30.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE BMNH_93-2-4-1976 (selected by R.I. Johnson, 1971), Rio Taco Taco, Cuba.
= Nephronaias scamnata
 
Unio scutulatus Morelet, 1849.
Morelet, 1849, Test. Nov.: 30.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE BMNH_1893-2-4-2014, S. Geronimo, Yucatan, Mexico.
= Delphinonaias scutulata
 
Unio spheniopsis Morelet, 1849.
Morelet, 1849, Test. Nov.: 29.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_93-2-4-2028, flumen Usumacinta, Guatemala.
= Pachynaias spheniopsis
 
Unio testudineus Morelet, 1849.
Morelet, 1849, Test. Nov.: 28.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_94-3-22-1, flumen Usumacinta, Guatemala.
= Psoronaias semigranosa
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodon lurulentus. — Morelet (1849: 28).
Unio calamitarum. — Morelet (1849: 30).
Unio crocodilorum. — Morelet (1849: 28).
Unio delphinulus. — Morelet (1849: 30).
Unio explicatus. — Morelet (1849: 28).
Unio ostreatus. — Morelet (1849: 29).
Unio paludosus. — Morelet (1849: 30).
Unio ravistellus. — Morelet (1849: 29).
Unio scamnatus. — Morelet (1849: 30).
Unio scutulatus. — Morelet (1849: 30).
Unio spheniopsis. — Morelet (1849: 29).
Unio testudineus. — Morelet (1849: 28).
Unio æruginosus. — Morelet (1849: 29).
 
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