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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 Preston (1915), 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

Preston, H.B. 1915. Mollusca (Freshwater Gastropoda & Pelecypoda). Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. 244 pp.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio phayresi Simpson, 1900
‘Theobald’ of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 842.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1107.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 155.
(intro'd as syn of Mya corrugata Müller, 1774)

Unio houngdaranicus Simpson, 1900
‘Tapparone Canefri’ of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 844.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 301.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1116.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 167.
Prashad, 1922, Rec. Ind. Mus. 24: 101.
Subba Rao, 1989, Freshw. Moll. India: 183.
Graf & Cummings, 2007, J. Moll. Studies 73: 311.
Bogan, 2010, FADA: [25].
(error for Unio houngdarauicus Tapparone Canefri, 1889)

Unio siliguriensis Preston, 1908
Preston, 1908, Rec. Ind. Mus. 2: 47.
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 293.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 148.

Parreysia favidens var. assamensis Preston, 1912
‘Nevill, MS’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 299.
‘Nevill MS’ Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 161, text fig. 12.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio favidens Benson, 1862)

Parreysia (Parreysia) annandalei Preston, 1912
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 302.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 173, text fig. 18.
Type(s): TYPES ZSI_M2490-1, Gowhatty.

Parreysia (s.s.) pernodulosa Preston, 1912
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 300.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 164, text fig. 15.

Parreysia (s.s.) daccaensis Preston, 1912
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 300.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 165, text fig. 16.
Type(s): TYPES ZSI_M6105/1, Dacca.

Lamellidens mainwaringi Preston, 1912
‘Nevill MS’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 306.
‘Nevill MS’ Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 190, text fig. 24.

Lamellidens marginalis var. sublamellatus Preston, 1912
‘Nevill, MS’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 305.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 181, text fig. 19.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio marginalis Lamarck, 1819)

Lamellidens marginalis var. sawaddyensis Preston, 1912
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 305.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 185, text fig. 20.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio marginalis Lamarck, 1819)

Lamellidens narainporensis Preston, 1912
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 305.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 187, text fig. 21.

Lamellidens nongyangensis Preston, 1912
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 306.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 190, text fig. 22.

Lamellidens phenchooganjensis Preston, 1912
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 306.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 190, text fig. 23.

Trapezoideus foliaceus var. zayleymanensis Preston, 1912
‘Nevill, MS’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 307.
‘Nevill MS’ Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 194.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio foliaceus Gould, 1843)
Type(s): SYNTYPE SMF_3615, Zayleyman, Ob. Birma.

Parreysia (s.s.) perconvexa Preston, 1912
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 302.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 172, text fig. 17.
Type(s): TYPES ZSI_M5069/1, Nangyong Lake, Burma.

Pseudodon (Trigonodon) crebristriatus var. curvata Preston, 1912
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 295.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 152, text fig. 9.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Monocondyloea crebristriata Anthony, 1865)

Nodularia (s.s.) theobaldi Preston, 1912
‘Nevill, MS’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 292.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 143, text fig. 8.

Nodularia (s.s.) chaudhurii Preston, 1912
Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 290.
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 140, text fig. 7.

Anatina induta Preston, 1915
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: ??.

Margaron (Unio) cristatus Preston, 1915
‘Lea’ Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 136.
(error for Unio evitatus Lea, 1866)

Corbicula alberti Preston, 1915
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 220.

Lamellidens pulcher var. ponderosus Preston, 1915
‘Tapparone-Canifri’ Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 185.
(error for Unio pulcher var. ponderosulus Tapparone Canefri, 1889)

Mytilus taprobanensis Preston, 1915
Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: ??.

Taxonomic Opinions

Arcidopsis footei (Theobald, 1876)

Lamellidens (s.s.) canefrianus Simpson, 1900
+ Unio protensus Tapparone Canefri, 1889

Lamellidens (s.s.) exanthematicus (Küster, 1861)

Lamellidens (s.s.) mainwaringi ‘Nevill MS’ Preston, 1912

Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Unio groenlandicus Schröter, 1779
+ Unio testudinarius Spengler, 1793
+ Unio truncatus Spengler, 1793
+ Unio anodontina Lamarck, 1819
+ Symphynota bilineata Lea, 1831
+ Unio evanescens Mousson, 1849

Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis consobrinus (Lea, 1859)
+ Unio corbeti Deschamps, 1892

Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis corrianus (Lea, 1834)

Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis generosus (Gould, 1847)
+ Unio lamellatus Sowerby, 1868

Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis jenkinsianus (Benson, 1862)

Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis lamellatus (Lea, 1838)
+ Unio layardii Lea, 1859

Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis sawaddyensis Preston, 1912

Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis scutum (Sowerby, 1868)

Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis thwaitesii (Lea, 1859)
+ Unio thwaitesii Hanley & Theobald, 1876
+ Unio consobrinus Hanley & Theobald, 1876

Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. candaharicus (Hanley & Theobald, 1876)

Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. cylindrica (Hanley & Theobald, 1876)

Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. hanleyi Simpson, 1900
+ Unio marginalis var. corriana Hanley & Theobald, 1876

Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. humilior (von Martens, 1899)

Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. obesa (Hanley & Theobald, 1876)
+ Unio corrianus Sowerby, 1868

Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. sublamellatus Preston, 1912

Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. tricolor (Küster, 1856)

Lamellidens (s.s.) marginalis var. zonata (Hanley & Theobald, 1876)

Lamellidens (s.s.) narainporensis Preston, 1912

Lamellidens (s.s.) nongyangensis Preston, 1912

Lamellidens (s.s.) phenchooganjensis Preston, 1912

Lamellidens (s.s.) pulcher (Tapparone Canefri, 1889)
+ Unio pulcher var. lamellatiformis Tapparone Canefri, 1889
+ Unio pulcher var. ponderosulus Tapparone Canefri, 1889

Mulleria dalyi Smith, E.A., 1898

Nodularia (s.s.) andersoniana (Nevill, 1877)

Nodularia (s.s.) bonneaudi (Eydoux, 1838)

Nodularia (s.s.) caeruleus (Lea, 1831)
+ Unio gerbidoni Eydoux, 1838
+ Unio substriatus Lea, 1856
+ Unio humilis Lea, 1856
+ Unio corrianus Küster, 1861
+ Unio leioma Benson, 1862
+ Unio pilatus Lea, 1866
+ Unio evitatus Lea, 1866
+ Unio trirostris Sowerby, 1868

Nodularia (s.s.) caeruleus var. gaudichaudi (Eydoux, 1838)

Nodularia (s.s.) caeruleus var. keraudreni (Eydoux, 1838)

Nodularia (s.s.) chaudhurii Preston, 1912

Nodularia (s.s.) crispata (Gould, 1843)
+ Unio scobinatus Lea, 1856
+ Unio mandarinus Morelet, 1864
+ Unio pellislacerti Morelet, 1865
+ Unio venustus Morelet, 1866
+ Unio oblitus Lea, 1870

Nodularia (s.s.) digitiformis (Sowerby, 1868)

Nodularia (s.s.) gratiosa (Philippi, 1845)

Nodularia (s.s.) involuta (Benson in Hanley, 1856)

Nodularia (s.s.) nuttalliana (Lea, 1856)

Nodularia (s.s.) occata (Lea, 1860)
+ Unio macilentus Benson, 1862
+ Unio rugosus Hanley & Theobald, 1876

Nodularia (s.s.) olivaria (Lea, 1831)
+ Unio pumilio Küster, 1862

Nodularia (s.s.) pachysoma (Benson, 1862)
+ Unio pachystoma Paetel, 1890

Nodularia (s.s.) pugio (Benson, 1862)

Nodularia (s.s.) scobina (Hanley, 1856)

Nodularia (s.s.) shurtleffiana (Lea, 1856)

Nodularia (s.s.) theobaldi Preston, 1912

Nodularia (sec. Radiatula) crispisulcata (Benson, 1862)

Nodularia (sec. Radiatula) lima Simpson, 1900
+ Unio radula Hanley, 1856

Nodularia (sec. Radiatula) lima var. siliguriensis (Preston, 1908)

Parreysia (s.s.) annandalei Preston, 1912

Parreysia (s.s.) bhamoensis (Theobald, 1874)
+ Unio mandelayensis Theobald, 1873

Parreysia (s.s.) burmanus (Blanford, 1869)
+ Unio birmanus Hanley & Theobald, 1876

Parreysia (s.s.) corbis (Hanley, 1856)

Parreysia (s.s.) corrugata (Müller, 1774)
+ Mya spuria Gmelin, 1791
+ Mya gaditana Schreibers, 1793
+ Unio spuria Lamarck, 1819
+ Mysca (Potomida) corrugata Swainson, 1840
+ Unio multidentatus Philippi, 1847
+ Unio fulmineus Philippi, 1847
+ Unio lutens Lea, 1856
+ Unio luteus Lea, 1856
+ Unio semirugatus Chenu, 1858
+ Unio merodabensis Küster, 1861
+ Unio wynegungaensis Hanley & Theobald, 1876
+ Unio tennentii Hanley & Theobald, 1876
+ Unio phayresi Simpson, 1900

Parreysia (s.s.) corrugata var. fragilis (Hanley & Theobald, 1876)

Parreysia (s.s.) corrugata var. laevirostris (Benson, 1862)

Parreysia (s.s.) corrugata var. nagpoorensis (Lea, 1859)

Parreysia (s.s.) daccaensis Preston, 1912

Parreysia (s.s.) dalliana Frierson, 1913

Parreysia (s.s.) favidens (Benson, 1862)
+ Mya spuria Wood, 1825
+ Unio trirostris Musgrave, 1863
+ Unio tripartitus Lea, 1863
+ Unio flavidens Reeve, 1865

Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. assamensis Preston, 1912

Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. chrysis (Benson, 1862)

Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. deltae (Benson, 1862)

Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. densa (Benson, 1862)

Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. marcens (Benson, 1862)

Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. pinax (Benson, 1862)

Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. plagiosoma (Benson, 1862)

Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. trigona (Benson, 1862)

Parreysia (s.s.) favidens var. viridula (Benson, 1862)

Parreysia (s.s.) feae (Tapparone Canefri, 1889)

Parreysia (s.s.) feddeni (Theobald, 1874)

Parreysia (s.s.) gowhattensis (Theobald, 1874)
+ Unio gowlattensis Paetel, 1890

Parreysia (s.s.) perconvexa Preston, 1912

Parreysia (s.s.) pernodulosa Preston, 1912

Parreysia (s.s.) rajahensis (Lea, 1841)
+ Unio indicus Sowerby, 1866

Parreysia (s.s.) rugosa (Gmelin, 1791)

Parreysia (s.s.) sikkimensis (Lea, 1859)

Parreysia (s.s.) smaragdites (Benson, 1862)

Parreysia (s.s.) tavoyensis (Gould, 1843)
+ Unio parma Sowerby, 1868
+ Unio savoyensis Paetel, 1890

Parreysia (s.s.) tavoyensis var. triembolus (Benson, 1855)
+ Unio houngdarauicus Tapparone Canefri, 1889

Parreysia (s.s.) vulcana (Hanley, 1875)

Parreysia (s.s.) wynegungaensis (Lea, 1859)

Physunio (sec. Lens) velaris (Sowerby, 1868)
+ Unio velaris Hanley, 1856

Pseudodon (s.s.) inoscularis (Gould, 1844)

Pseudodon (s.s.) nicobaricus (‘Fabricius’ Mörch, 1872)

Pseudodon (s.s.) salwenianus (Gould, 1844)

Pseudodon (sec. Bineurus) ava (Theobald, 1873)

Pseudodon (sec. Trigonodon) peguensis (Anthony, J.G., 1865)

Pseudodon (sec. Trigonodon) peguensis var. crebristriata (Anthony, J.G., 1865)
+ Unio vondembuschii Sowerby, 1868

Pseudodon (sec. Trigonodon) peguensis var. curvata Preston, 1912

Solenaia soleniformis (Benson)

Trapezoideus exolescens (Gould, 1843)
+ Unio exolescens Hanley & Theobald, 1876

Trapezoideus foliaceus (Gould, 1843)
+ Unio peguensis Anthony, 1865

Trapezoideus foliaceus var. comptus (DeShayes & Jullien, 1874)
+ Unio fragilis Nevill, 1877

Trapezoideus foliaceus var. zayleymanensis Preston, 1912

Trapezoideus misellus (Morelet, 1865)
+ Unio siamensis Lea, 1866

Trapezoideus theca (Benson, 1862)

Unio (sec. Lymnium) mongolicus Middendorff, 1851

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