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

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Mycetopodidae

Leila Gray, 1840: generic synonymy
  View species list: 2 species

Columba Lea, 1838.
Lea, 1838, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 78.
(homonym of Linnaeus, 1758 [Aves])
Type species: Anodonta blainvilliana Lea, 1834 (monotypy) = Leila blainvilliana.

Leila Gray, 1840.
Gray, 1840, Synopt. Cat. Shells Brit. Mus.: 142.
Gray, 1847, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 197.
Type species: Iridina esula d’Orbigny, 1835 (sub. desig. by Gray, 1847: 197) = Leila esula.

Columbia Modell, 1964.
‘Lea’ Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll.: 81.
(error for Columba Lea, 1838)

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