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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 H.B. Baker (1930), 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

Baker, H.B. 1930. The Mollusca collected by the University of Michigan-Williamson Expedition in Venezuela. VI. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan (210). 95 pp.

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Attributed Species Names

Anodonta trapezialis Blainville, 1825
‘Lamarck’ of Authors.
Blainville, 1825, Manuel Malacol. et Conch.: 538.
Bory de St. Vincent, 1827, Encycl. Méth. 2: 147.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 63.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106.
Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5 [O. 1]: 93.
d’Orbigny, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5(61-62): 43.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 53.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 287.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 220.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 52.
Hupé, 1857, [in] Castelnau, Amim. Nouv. Rares d’Amer. Sud: 85.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 504.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 82.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg. 59(1): 135.
Corsi, 1900, Anais Mus. Nac. Montevideo 2: 456.
Marshall, 1915, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 49(2122): 529.
Haas, 1929, Senckenbergiana 11: 340.
H.B. Baker, 1930, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (210): 70.
Morretes, 1949, Arqu. Mus. Paranaense 7: 27.
(error for Anodonta trapesialis Lamarck, 1819)

Eupera gravis H.B. Baker, 1930
H.B. Baker, 1930, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (210): 56, pl. 31, figs. 1-6.

Anodontites infossus H.B. Baker, 1930
H.B. Baker, 1930, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (210): 67, pls. 32-33, figs. E.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) UMMZ_112619, Caño Minapam, near Palma Sola, Venezuela.

Pisidium bejumae H.B. Baker, 1930
H.B. Baker, 1930, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (210): 58, pl. 31, figs. 7-10 [as ‘bejumæ’].

Anodontites aroanus H.B. Baker, 1930
H.B. Baker, 1930, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (210): 69, pls. 32-33, figs. D.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) UMMZ_112621, Caño Minapam, near Palma Sola, Venezuela.

Tetraplodon stevensi H.B. Baker, 1930
H.B. Baker, 1930, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (210): 63, pl. 32-33, figs. B.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_125531A, Yuruari River, Venezuela.

Polymesoda zulia H.B. Baker, 1930
H.B. Baker, 1930, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (210): 61, pls. 32-33, figs. C, F.

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodontites (Virgula) falsus (Simpson, 1900)

Anodontites aroanus new species

Anodontites guanarensis Marshall, 1927

Anodontites infossus new species

Anodontites irisans Marshall, 1926

Anodontites pittieri Marshall, 1922

Anodontites tortilis (Lea, 1852)
+ Anodonta luteola Lea, 1858

Anodontites trapezialis [sic] Simpson, 1914

Corbicula (Neocorbicula) cuneata (Jonas, 1844)

Eupera bahiensis (”Spix” Wagner, 1827)
+ Cyclas?? tumida Clessin, 1879

Eupera gravis new species

Eupera insignis Pilsbry, 1925

Eupera moquiniana (Bourguignat, 1854)
+ Cyclas modioliformis Anton, 1837
+ Pisidium diaphanum Haldeman, 1841
+ Cyclas littoralis Prime, 1865
+ Cyclas striatella Prime, 1865
+ Cyclas venezuelensis Prime, 1865

Eupera simoni (Jousseaume, 1889)
+ Cyclas bahiensis Martens, 1873

Monocondylaea tamsiana Dunker, 1858
+ Monocondylaea tamsana Simpson, 1900

Mycetopoda pittieri Marshall, 1927

Pisidium bejumae new species

Pisidium punctiferum (Guppy, 1867)

Polymesoda aequilatera (Desh.)

Polymesoda arctata (Deshayes, 1854)

Polymesoda mexicana (Brod. & Swby.)

Polymesoda zulia new species

Prisodon syrmatophorus (Meuschen in Gronovius, 1781)

Tetraplodon stevensi new species

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