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

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This page documents data for McMichael (1957), such as genera and species attributed to that publication (including known misspellings, misidentifications, and other unavailable names) as well as taxonomic opinions, if available. Taxonomic opinions refer to uses of genera and species as valid and invalid in that work.

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Publication information

McMichael, D.F. 1957. A review of the fossil freshwater mussels (Mollusca, Pelecypoda) of Australasia. Proceedings of the Linnaean Society of New South Wales 81: 222-244.

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Attributed Genus Names

Mesohyridella McMichael, 1957
McMichael, 1957, Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S. Wales 81: 238.
Type species: Unio ipsviciensis Jack & Etheridge, 1892 (orig. desig.) = Mesohyridella ipsviciensis

Prohyria McMichael, 1957
McMichael, 1957, Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S. Wales 81: 227.
Type species: Unio johnstoni Etheridge, 1881 (orig. desig.) = Prohyria johnstoni

Protovirgus McMichael, 1957
McMichael, 1957, Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S. Wales 81: 231.
Type species: Unio dunstani Etheridge, 1888 (orig. desig.) = unionoid fossil

Attributed Species Names

Protovirgus flemingi McMichael, 1957
McMichael, 1957, Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S. Wales 81: 232, pl. 14, figs. 1-3.

Velesunio huttoni McMichael, 1957
McMichael, 1957, Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S. Wales 81: 224, pl. 13, figs. 1-3.
(new name for Unio inflata Hutton, 1873)

Taxonomic Opinions

Alathyria tamarensis (Etheridge, jr., 1881)

Hyridella aucklandica (Gray)

Hyridella depressa (Lamarck)

Hyridella whitecliffsensis (Newton, 1915)

Hyridella wilkinsoni (Etheridge, Jr., 1879)

Mesohyridella ipsviciensis (Etheridge, jr., 1892)

Prohyria eyrensis (Etheridge, jr., 1892)
+ Unio gregorianus Clark, 1892

Prohyria johnstoni (Etheridge, jr., 1881)

Protovirgus dunstani (Etheridge, jr., 1888)

Protovirgus flemingi sp. nov.

Unionella bowralensis Etheridge, jr., 1888

Unionella carnei Etheridge, jr., 1888

Unionella wianamattensis (Etheridge, jr., 1888)

Velesunio ambiguus (Philippi, 1847)

Velesunio huttoni nom. nov.
+ Unio inflata Hutton, 1873

Velesunio jaqueti (Newton, 1915)

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