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

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Velesunio moretonicus (Reeve, 1865): species synonymy
  View specimens: 44 specimens, Red List Status: Near Threatened

   Recent References
   + Velesunio legrandi. — Kongim et al. (2015).
   = Velesunio moretonicus (Reeve, 1865). — IUCN (2014).
   = Velesunio moretonicus (Reeve, 1865). — Walker et al. (2014).
   = Velesunio moretonicus Reeve, 1865. — Bogan (2010).
   = Velesunio moretonicus (Reeve, 1865). — Graf & Cummings (2007).
   = Velesunio moretonicus (Reeve). — Walker et al. (2001).
   = Velesunio moretonicus (Sowerby, 1865). — B.J. Smith (1992).
   ? cf. Velesunio moretonicus (Reeve, 1865). — Haas (1969).
   + Velesunio legrandi (Petterd, 1889). — Haas (1969).
   ? cf. Velesunio moretonicus Reeve, 1865. — McMichael & Hiscock (1958).

Unio depressus Reeve, 1864.
‘Lamarck’ Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon.: pl. 18, sp. 81.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio depressa Lamarck, 1819)
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Unio moretonicus Reeve, 1865.
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon.: pl. 24, sp. 118.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE BMNH_1958-5-16-1, Moreton Bay, Australia.
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Margaron (Unio) mortonicus Lea, 1870.
‘Reeve’ Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 43.
(error for Unio moretonicus Reeve, 1865)
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Unio legrandi Petterd, 1889.
Petterd, 1889, Pap. Roy. Soc. Tasmania: 81.
Johnston, 1889, : 95-96, pl. 1, figs. 6-8, 10; pl. 2, figs. 11, 13-16a.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMS_12905, South Esk River, Tasmania, Australia [-41.783, 147.7 ± 100 km].
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Diplodon australis May, 1921.
‘(Lamarck)’ May, 1921, : 21.
May, 1923, : pl. 9, fig. 11.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio australis Lamarck, 1819)
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Velesunio shuttleworthi Iredale, 1934.
‘(Kuster)’ Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool.: 60, pl. 3, fig. 5; pl. 4, fig. 5.
‘Kuster’ Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool.: 190.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio shuttleworthi Küster, 1856)
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