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

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

This page documents data for Sowerby (1869), 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

Sowerby, G.B. 1869. Genus Hyria. Conchologica Iconica 17: pls. 1-5.

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Attributed Species Names

Hyria alata Sowerby, 1869
Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 5, sp. 13.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE BMNH_1849-6-1-2, Guayana.

Hyria recta Sowerby, 1869
Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 5, sp. 10.

Hyria exasperata Sowerby, 1869
Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 2, sp. 3.

Hyria latialata Sowerby, 1869
Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 2, sp. 4.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_41-4-29-92, British Guayana.

Hyria rugosissima Sowerby, 1869
Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 3, sp. 5.

Taxonomic Opinions

Hyria alata Sowerby, 1869

Hyria avicularis Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio caudatus Spix & Wagner, 1827
+ Diplodon furcatum Spix & Wagner, 1827
+ Hyria elongata Swainson, 1841

Hyria browniana (Lea, 1838)

Hyria castelnaudii Hupé, 1857

Hyria complanata Hupé, 1857

Hyria contorta (Lea, 1857)

Hyria corrugata Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio rugosus Spix & Wagner, 1827

Hyria exasperata Sowerby, 1869

Hyria latialata Sowerby, 1869

Hyria recta Sowerby, 1869

Hyria rugosissima Sowerby, 1869

Hyria syrmatophora Linnaeus, etc.
+ Hyria avicularis Lamarck, 1819

Hyria transversa Hupé, 1857

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