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

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Leila esula (d’Orbigny, 1835): species synonymy
  View specimens: 56 specimens, Red List Status: unknown

   Recent References
   = Leila esula (Orbigny, 1835). — Pereira et al. (2014).
   = Leila esula d’Orbigny, 1835. — Bogan (2010).
   = Leila esula (d’Orbigny, 1835). — Graf & Cummings (2007).
   ? Leila blainvilleana [sic] (Lea, 1835). — Simone (2006).
   + Leila blainvilleana [sic] (Lea, 1835). — Simone (2006).
   + Leila blainvilliana (Lea, 1834). — Mansur & Pereira (2006).
   = Leila esula (d’Orbigny, 1835). — Ramírez et al. (2003).
   = Leila esula (d’Orbigny, 1846) Hupé. — Quintana (1982).
   + Leila blainvilliana (Lea, 1834). — Veitenheimer (1973).
   = Leila esula (Orbigny, 1846). — Veitenheimer (1973).

Anodon giganteus Spix & Wagner, 1827.
Spix & Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 27, pl. 19, fig. 1 [in part].
(mis-ID'd reference to Anodon giganteus Spix & Wagner, 1827)
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Iridina blainvilliana d’Orbigny, 1835.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
d’Orbigny, 1835, Mag. Zool.: 43.
Hupé, 1857, [in] Castelnau, Amim. Nouv. Rares d’Amer. Sud: 91.
(mis-ID'd reference to Anodonta blainvilliana Lea, 1834)
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Iridina esula d’Orbigny, 1835.
‘Jan.’ d’Orbigny, 1835, Mag. Zool.: 43.
d’Orbigny, 1846, Voyage dans l’Amérique Méridionale: 597.
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Anodonta gigantea Küster, 1839.
‘Spix’ Küster, 1839, Conchyl. Cab.: 6, pl. 1, fig. 1 [in part].
(mis-ID'd reference to Anodon giganteus Spix & Wagner, 1827)
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Anodonta gigantea Küster, 1839.
‘Spix’ Küster, 1839, Conchyl. Cab.: 6, pl. 1, fig. 2 [in part].
(mis-ID'd reference to Anodon giganteus Spix & Wagner, 1827)
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Anodonta arcuata Hanley, 1843.
‘Ferussac’ Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 223.
(mis-ID'd reference to Anodonta arcuata Férussac, 1822)
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Leila pulvinata Hupé, 1857.
Hupé, 1857, [in] Castelnau, Amim. Nouv. Rares d’Amer. Sud: 90, pl. 20, fig. 1.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0299, Amérique du Sud.
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Columba spixii Ihering, 1890.
Spix & Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 27, pl. 19, fig. 1 [as ‘Anodon giganteus’] [in part].
‘Spix’ Küster, 1839, Conchyl. Cab.: 6, pl. 1, fig. 2 [as ‘Anodonta gigantea’].
Ihering, 1890, Arch. Naturg.: 135, 142, pl. 9, fig. 4.
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