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Publication Information

Preston, H.B. 1912. A catalogue of the Asiatic naiades in the collection of the Indian Museum, Calcutta, with descriptions of new species. Records of the Indian Museum 7: 279-308.
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Species Described
Anodon aubreyi Preston, 1912.
‘Heude’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 284.
(error for Anodon aubryi Heude, 1881)
= Sinanodonta woodiana
 
Anodon chiniana Simpson, 1900.
‘Heude’ Of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 639.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 284.
(error for Anodon cheniana Heude, 1880)
= Sinanodonta woodiana
 
Anodon javana Simpson, 1900.
‘Sowerby’ Of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 588.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 282.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 242.
Haas, 1920, Conch. Cab.: 297.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich: 382.
(error for Anodon javona Sowerby, 1867)
= Pilsbryoconcha carinifera
 
Anodon kellettii Lea, 1870.
‘Sowerby’ Of Authors.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 84.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 588.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 282.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 242.
Brandt, 1974, Arch. Moll.: 264.
(error for Anodon kelletii Sowerby, 1867)
= Pilsbryoconcha exilis
 
Anodon navicula Preston, 1912.
‘Heude’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 283.
(error for Anodon navicella Heude, 1880)
= Sinanodonta woodiana
 
Anodon obtusata Simpson, 1900.
‘Heude’ Of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 639.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 284.
(error for Anodon obturata Heude, 1881)
= Sinanodonta woodiana
 
Anodonta intermerata Paetel, 1890.
‘Heude’ Of Authors.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml.: 183.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 639.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 284.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 405.
(error for Anodon intemerata Heude, 1885)
= Sinanodonta woodiana
 
Dalliella insularis Preston, 1912.
‘Drouet’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 294.
(mis-ID'd reference to Pseudodon insularis Drouet, 1894)
= Pressidens exanthematicus
 
Lamellidens mainwaringi Preston, 1912.
‘Nevill MS’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 306.
‘Nevill MS’ Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 190, text fig. 24.
= Lamellidens mainwaringi
 
Lamellidens narainporensis Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 305.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 187, text fig. 21.
= Lamellidens narainporensis
 
Lamellidens nongyangensis Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 306.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 190, text fig. 22.
= Lamellidens savadiensis
 
Lamellidens phenchooganjensis Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 306.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 190, text fig. 23.
= Lamellidens phenchooganjensis
 
Lamellidens marginalis var. sawaddyensis Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 305.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 185, text fig. 20.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio marginalis Lamarck, 1819)
= Lamellidens generosus
 
Lamellidens marginalis var. sublamellatus Preston, 1912.
‘Nevill, MS’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 305.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 181, text fig. 19.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio marginalis Lamarck, 1819)
= Trapezidens scutum
 
Margarita (Unio) crassiamus Preston, 1912.
‘Lea’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 286.
(error for Margarita crassissimus Lea, 1836)
= Pseudunio auricularia
 
Monocondylaea rhombica Simpson, 1900.
‘Küster’ Of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 836.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 295.
(error for Monocondylaea rhomboidea Küster, 1862)
= Monodontina vondembuschiana
 
Nodularia (s.s.) chaudhurii Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 290.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 140, text fig. 7.
= Radiatula chaudhurii
 
Nodularia (s.s.) pecten Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 292, pl. 8, figs. 3-4.
= Parreysia pecten
 
Nodularia (s.s.) theobaldi Preston, 1912.
‘Nevill, MS’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 292.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 143, text fig. 8.
= Radiatula theobaldi
 
Parreysia (Parreysia) annandalei Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 302.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 173, text fig. 18.
= Parreysia annandalei
 
Parreysia (s.s.) daccaensis Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 300.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 165, text fig. 16.
Type(s): TYPES ZSI_M6105/1, Dacca.
= Lamellidens jenkinsianus
 
Parreysia (s.s.) perconvexa Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 302.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 172, text fig. 17.
Type(s): TYPES ZSI_M5069/1, Nangyong Lake, Burma.
= Parreysia perconvexa
 
Parreysia (s.s.) pernodulosa Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 300.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 164, text fig. 15.
= Parreysia burmana
 
Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. irridula Preston, 1912.
‘Benson’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 299.
(error for Unio viridula Benson, 1862)
= Parreysia viridula
 
Parreysia favidens var. assamensis Preston, 1912.
‘Nevill, MS’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 299.
‘Nevill MS’ Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 161, text fig. 12.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio favidens Benson, 1862)
= Parreysia favidens
 
Pseudodon (Trigonodon) crebristriatus var. curvata Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 295.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 152, text fig. 9.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Monocondyloea crebristriata Anthony, 1865)
= Pseudodon peguensis
 
Trapezoideus foliaceus var. zayleymanensis Preston, 1912.
‘Nevill, MS’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 307.
‘Nevill MS’ Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 194.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio foliaceus Gould, 1843)
Type(s): SYNTYPE SMF_3615, Zayleyman, Ob. Birma.
= Trapezoideus subclathratus
 
Unio houngdaranicus Simpson, 1900.
‘Tapparone Canefri’ Of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 844.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 301.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1116.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 167.
Prashad, 1922, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 101.
Subba Rao, 1989, Freshw. Moll. India: 183.
Graf & Cummings, 2007, J. Moll. Studies: 311.
Bogan, 2010, FADA: [25].
(error for Unio houngdarauicus Tapparone Canefri, 1889)
= Parreysia houngdarauica
 
Unio modiola Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 286, pl. 8, figs. 1-2.
= Unio bruguierianus
 
Unio oblatus Preston, 1912.
‘Lea’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 291.
(error for Unio oblitus Lea, 1870)
= Scabies crispata
 
Unio oxyrynchus Lea, 1870.
‘von Martens’ Of Authors.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 63.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 288.
(error for Unio oxyrhynchus Martens, 1861)
= Lanceolaria oxyrhyncha
 
Unio perakensis Preston, 1912.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 287, pl. 8, figs. 5-6.
(prim. homonym of Unio perakensis Morgan, 1885; renamed Rectidens prestoni Simpson, 1914)
= Rectidens sumatrensis
 
Unio siliguriensis Preston, 1908.
Preston, 1908, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 47.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 293.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 148.
= Radiatula lima
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodonta woodiana (Lea). — Preston (1912: 282).
Arconaia lanceolata (Lea). — Preston (1912: 307).
Chamberlainia hainesiana (Lea). — Preston (1912: 280).
Cristaria (Pletholophus) reiniana (von Martens). — Preston (1912: 281).
Cristaria (Pletholophus) swinhoei (H. Adams). — Preston (1912: 281).
Cristaria (s.s.) bellua (Morelet). — Preston (1912: 281).
Cristaria (s.s.) herculea (Middendorff). — Preston (1912: 281).
Cristaria (s.s.) plicata (Leach, 1814). — Preston (1912: 280).
Dalliella insularis (Drouet). — Preston (1912: 294).
Dalliella purpurea (Valenciennes). — Preston (1912: 294).
Dalliella subcrassa (Lea). — Preston (1912: 294).
Gabilliotia [sic] euphratica (Bourguignat). — Preston (1912: 284).
Hyriopsis bialatus Simpson. — Preston (1912: 279).
Hyriopsis cumingii (Lea). — Preston (1912: 279).
Hyriopsis myersianus (Lea). — Preston (1912: 280).
Hyriopsis schlegeli (von Martens). — Preston (1912: 280).
Lamellidens (s.s.) mainwaringi ‘Nevill MS.’ sp. n. — Preston (1912: 306).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis (Lamarck). — Preston (1912: 302).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. candaharicus (Hutton). — Preston (1912: 303).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. consobrinus (Lea). — Preston (1912: 304).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. corrianus (Lea). — Preston (1912: 304).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. generosus Gould. — Preston (1912: 304).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. jenkinsianus (Benson). — Preston (1912: 305).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. lamellatus (Lea). — Preston (1912: 304).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. obesus (Hanley & Theobald). — Preston (1912: 303).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. sawaddyensis (Nevill, MS.) var. n. — Preston (1912: 305).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. scutum Sowerby. — Preston (1912: 304).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. sublamellatus (Nevill, MS.) var. n. — Preston (1912: 305).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. thwaitesi (Lea). — Preston (1912: 303).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. tricolor (Hanley and Theobald). — Preston (1912: 303).
Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. zonatus (Deshayes). — Preston (1912: 305).
Lamellidens (s.s.) narainporensis sp. n. — Preston (1912: 305).
Lamellidens (s.s.) nongyangensis sp. n. — Preston (1912: 306).
Lamellidens (s.s.) phenchooganjensis sp. n. — Preston (1912: 306).
Lepidodesma languilati (Heude, 1874). — Preston (1912: 281).
Margaritana margaritifera (Linnaeus). — Preston (1912: 285).
Nodularia (Lanceolaria) oxyrynchus [sic] (Mart.). — Preston (1912: 288).
Nodularia (Radiatula) crispisulcata (Benson). — Preston (1912: 293).
Nodularia (Radiatula) lima Simpson. — Preston (1912: 293).
Nodularia (Radiatula) lima var. siliguriensis Preston. — Preston (1912: 293).
Nodularia (s.s.) andersoniana (Nevill). — Preston (1912: 291).
Nodularia (s.s.) bonneaudi (Eydoux). — Preston (1912: 290).
Nodularia (s.s.) caerulea (Lea). — Preston (1912: 288).
Nodularia (s.s.) caerulea var. gaudichaudi (Eydoux). — Preston (1912: 289).
Nodularia (s.s.) caerulea var. keraudreni (Eydoux). — Preston (1912: 289).
Nodularia (s.s.) chaudhurii sp. n. — Preston (1912: 290).
Nodularia (s.s.) crispata (Gould). — Preston (1912: 291).
Nodularia (s.s.) douglasiae (Gray). — Preston (1912: 288).
Nodularia (s.s.) douglasiae var. shanghaiensis Lea. — Preston (1912: 288).
Nodularia (s.s.) ingallsiana (Lea). — Preston (1912: 291).
Nodularia (s.s.) involuta (Benson). — Preston (1912: 293).
Nodularia (s.s.) nuttalliana (Lea). — Preston (1912: 293).
Nodularia (s.s.) occata (Lea). — Preston (1912: 289).
Nodularia (s.s.) olivaria (Lea). — Preston (1912: 292).
Nodularia (s.s.) pachysoma (Benson). — Preston (1912: 290).
Nodularia (s.s.) pazii (Lea). — Preston (1912: 291).
Nodularia (s.s.) pecten sp. n. — Preston (1912: 292).
Nodularia (s.s.) pugio (Benson). — Preston (1912: 291).
Nodularia (s.s.) scobina (Hanley). — Preston (1912: 291).
Nodularia (s.s.) shurtleffiana (Lea). — Preston (1912: 289).
Nodularia (s.s.) theobaldi (Nevill, MS.), sp. n. — Preston (1912: 292).
Parreysia (s.s.) annandalei sp. n. — Preston (1912: 302).
Parreysia (s.s.) bhamoensis (Theobald). — Preston (1912: 299).
Parreysia (s.s.) burmanus (Blanford). — Preston (1912: 301).
Parreysia (s.s.) corbis (Hanley). — Preston (1912: 301).
Parreysia (s.s.) corrugata (Müller). — Preston (1912: 297).
Parreysia (s.s.) corrugata var. fragilis Hanley & Theobald,. — Preston (1912: 297).
Parreysia (s.s.) corrugata var. laevirostris (Benson). — Preston (1912: 297).
Parreysia (s.s.) corrugata var. nagpoorensis (Lea). — Preston (1912: 298).
Parreysia (s.s.) daccaensis sp. n. — Preston (1912: 300).
Parreysia (s.s.) favidens (Benson). — Preston (1912: 298).
Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. assamensis (Nevill, MS.), var. n. — Preston (1912: 299).
Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. chrysis (Benson). — Preston (1912: 299).
Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. deltae (Benson). — Preston (1912: 299).
Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. irridula [sic] (Benson). — Preston (1912: 299).
Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. pinax (Benson). — Preston (1912: 299).
Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. plagiosoma (Benson). — Preston (1912: 299).
Parreysia (s.s.) feddeni (Theobald). — Preston (1912: 300).
Parreysia (s.s.) gowhattensis (Theobald). — Preston (1912: 301).
Parreysia (s.s.) perconvexa sp. n. — Preston (1912: 302).
Parreysia (s.s.) pernodulosa sp. n. — Preston (1912: 300).
Parreysia (s.s.) rajahensis (Lea). — Preston (1912: 301).
Parreysia (s.s.) sikkimensis (Lea). — Preston (1912: 301).
Parreysia (s.s.) smaragdites (Benson). — Preston (1912: 299).
Parreysia (s.s.) tavoyensis (Gould). — Preston (1912: 300).
Parreysia (s.s.) tavoyensis var. triembolus (Benson). — Preston (1912: 301).
Parreysia (s.s.) wynegungaensis (Lea). — Preston (1912: 298).
Physunio (s.s.) gravidus (Lea). — Preston (1912: 293).
Physunio (s.s.) micropterus (Morelet). — Preston (1912: 294).
Pilsbryoconcha exilis (Lea). — Preston (1912: 282).
Pseudodon (s.s.) ava (Theobald). — Preston (1912: 296).
Pseudodon (s.s.) cambodjensis (Petit). — Preston (1912: 296).
Pseudodon (s.s.) cumingii (Lea). — Preston (1912: 296).
Pseudodon (s.s.) inoscularis (Gould). — Preston (1912: 296).
Pseudodon (s.s.) salwenianus (Gould). — Preston (1912: 296).
Pseudodon (s.s.) tumidus (Morelet). — Preston (1912: 296).
Pseudodon (s.s.) vondembuschiana (Lea). — Preston (1912: 295).
Pseudodon (Trigonodon) crebristriatus (Anthony). — Preston (1912: 295).
Pseudodon (Trigonodon) crebristriatus var. curvata var. n. — Preston (1912: 295).
Pseudodon (Trigonodon) crebristriatus var. peguensis (Anthony). — Preston (1912: 295).
Shistodesmus [sic] lampreyanus (Baird & Adams). — Preston (1912: 287).
Solenaia soleniformis (Benson). — Preston (1912: 285).
Trapezoideus exolescens (Gould). — Preston (1912: 307).
Trapezoideus foliaceus (Gould). — Preston (1912: 307).
Trapezoideus foliaceus var. zayleymanensis (Nevill, MS.), var. n. — Preston (1912: 307).
Trapezoideus misellus (Morelet). — Preston (1912: 307).
Trapezoideus misellus var. subclathratus von Martens. — Preston (1912: 307).
Trapezoideus pallegoixi (Sowerby). — Preston (1912: 307).
Unio ascia Hanley, 1856. — Preston (1912: 287).
Unio modiola sp. n. — Preston (1912: 286).
Unio mongolicus Middendorff, 1851. — Preston (1912: 287).
Unio mussolianus Küster, 1861. — Preston (1912: 286).
Unio perakensis sp. n. — Preston (1912: 287).
Unio terminalis Bourguignat, 1852. — Preston (1912: 287).
Unio tigridis Bourguignat, 1852. — Preston (1912: 287).
 
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