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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 Wood (1828), 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

Wood, W. 1828. Supplement to the Index Testaceologicus; or a Catalogue of Shells, British and Foreign. 59 pp.

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Attributed Genus Names

Anodon Oken, 1815
Oken, 1815, Lehrb. Naturg. 3: 238.
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 30.
‘Lam.’ Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: 6.
‘Lam.’ Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 262.
‘Burguière’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 1.
(new name for Anodonta Lamarck, 1799)
Type species: Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758 = Anodonta cygnea

Aetheria Oken, 1818
Oken, 1818, Isis (Oken) 1818: 1117.
Sowerby, 1825, Zool. Jour. 1: 518.
Berthold in Latreille, 1827, unknown publication: 208.
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 38 [as ‘Ætheria].
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 65.
Herrmannsen, 1846, Ind. Gener. Malacol. 1: 22.
Agassiz, 1846, Nomencl. Zool. Index Univ.: 10.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 509.
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 53.
Westerlund, 1902, Rad. Jugoslav. Akad. 150: 138.
(new name for Etheria Lamarck, 1807)

Attributed Species Names

Mya crassa Wood, 1815
Wood, 1815, Gen. Conch. 1: 106, pls. 20-21.
Wood, 1825, Index Testac.: 12, pl. 2, sp. 28.
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 57 [as ‘Unio crassus’].

Arca rostrum Wood, 1828
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 6, pl. 2, sp. 9.
(new name for Iridina ovata Swainson, 1823)

Unio obliquus Wood, 1828
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 3 [as ‘Mya obliqua’].
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 57, pl. 1, sp. 8.
Wood & Hanley, 1856, Index Testac.: 200, pl. 1, fig. 8.
(misidentified reference to Unio obliqua Lamarck, 1819)

Unio rotundus Wood, 1828
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 2 [as ‘Mya rotunda’].
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 57, pl. 1, sp. 1 [as ‘Unio rotundatus’].
Wood in Hanley, 1856, Index Testac., Suppl.: 199, pl. 1, fig. 1.
(homonym of Unio rotundus Spix & Wagner, 1827)

Iridina elongata Wood, 1828
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 7 [as ‘Arca elongata’].
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 41, pl. 2, sp. 10.
(misidentified reference to Iridina elongata Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821)

Mya gravis Wood, 1828
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 3, pl. 1, sp. 6.
Hanley in Wood & Hanley, 1856, Index Testac.: 199, pl. 1, fig. 6.

Unio cariosus Wood, 1828
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 57, pl. 1, sp. 6.
(misidentified reference to Unio cariosus Say, 1817)

Castalia ambigua Wood, 1828
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 3 [as ‘Mya ambigua’].
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 30, pl. 1, fig. 9.
Wood & Hanley, 1856, Index Testac.: 200, pl. 1, fig. 9.
(reference to Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819)

Mya angulata Wood, 1828
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 3, pl. 1, fig. 12.
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 40 [as ‘Hyria corrugata’].
(new name for Hyria corrugata Lamarck, 1819)

Unio rotundatus Wood, 1828
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 57.
(error for Unio rotundus Wood, 1828)

Unio oblongatus Wood, 1828
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 2 [as ‘Mya oblongata’].
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 57, pl. 1, sp. 2.
Wood in Hanley, 1856, Index Testac., Suppl.: pl. 1, fig. 2.

Unio rugulosus Wood, 1828
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 3 [as ‘Mya rugulosa’]. [nomen nudum]
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 57, pl. 1, sp. 7.

Venus similis Wood, 1828
Gray in Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: pl. 2, fig. 5.

Unio rigidus Wood, 1828
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 3 [as ‘Mya rigida’].
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 57, pl. 1, sp. 10.
Wood & Hanley, 1856, Index Testac.: 200.

Taxonomic Opinions

Aetheria elliptica (Lamarck, 1807)

Anodon anatinus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Anodon cygneus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Arca rostrum Wood, 1828

Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819

Hyria avicularis Lamarck, 1819
+ Mya syrmatophora Gmelin, 1791

Hyria corrugata Lamarck, 1819
+ Mya angulata Wood, 1828

Iridina elongata Sowerby, 1821

Iridina nilotica Cailliaud, 1823

Iridina ovata Swainson, 1823
+ Arca rostrum Wood, 1828

Mya angulata Wood, 1828

Mya gravis Wood, 1828

Unio alatus (Sw.)

Unio batavus (Maton & Rackett, 1807)

Unio cariosus Say, 1817
+ Mya gravis Wood, 1828

Unio corrugatus (Müller, 1774)

Unio crassus (Wood, 1815)

Unio elongatus Lamarck, 1819
+ Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758

Unio nasutus Say, 1817

Unio nodulosa Lamarck, 1819
+ Mya nodosa Gmelin, 1791

Unio obliquus Wood, 1828

Unio oblongatus Wood, 1828

Unio pictorum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Unio praelongus Barnes, 1823

Unio radiatus (Gmelin, 1791)

Unio rigidus Wood, 1828

Unio rotunda Wood in Hanley, 1856

Unio rugulosus Wood, 1828

Unio undulata Say, 1817

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