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

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Hyrioidea | Hyriidae | Velesunioninae | Velesunio moretonicus

nominal species Unio legrandi Petterd, 1889


Petterd, 1889, Pap. Roy. Soc. Tasmania 1889: 81.
Johnston, 1889, unknown publication: 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].

= Velesunio moretonicus

Taxonomic Opinions

= Velesunio legrandiKongim et al., 2015
+ Velesunio moretonicus (Reeve) — Walker et al., 2001
+ Velesunio moretonicus (Sowerby, 1865) — B.J. Smith, 1992
= Velesunio legrandi (Petterd, 1889) — Haas, 1969
= Velesunio legrandi (Petterd, 1889) — McMichael & Hiscock, 1958
+ Velesunio shuttleworthi Kuster — Iredale, 1943
+ Velesunio shuttleworthi (Kuster, 1855) — Iredale, 1934
= Diplodon (Hyridella s.s.) australis var. legrandi (Petterd, 1889) — Simpson, 1914
= Diplodon (Hyridella s.s.) australis var. legrandi (Petterd, 1889) — Simpson, 1900

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