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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 Sowerby (1870), 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. 1870. Genus Anodon. Conchologica Iconica 17: pls. 1, 25-37.

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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

Attributed Species Names

Anodonta marryattana Conrad, 1853
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 264.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 28, sp. 111.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 642.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 422.
F.C. Baker, 1928, Bull. Wisconsin Geol. Nat. Hist. Survey 70(2): 157.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 365.
(error for Anodonta maryattana Lea, 1840)

Anodonta linneana Conrad, 1853
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 264.
Hanley, 1856, Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells, Suppl.: 387.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 35, sp. 144.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 646.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 431.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 14.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 364.
Parmalee & Bogan, 1998, The Freshwater Mussels of Tennessee: 206.
Watters et al., 2009, Freshw. Mussels OH: 260.
(error for Anodonta linnaeana Lea, 1852)

Anodonta vignonana Musgrave, 1863
‘Bernardi’ of Authors.
Musgrave, 1863, Phot. Conch. of Conch. Misc. Hanley: pl. 1, fig. 1.
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 25, sp. 120; errata [changed to ‘vignouanus’].
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 29, sp. 116.
Ancey, 1888, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 5: 74, footnote.
(error for Margaritana vignouana Bernardi, 1859)

Unio swinhoei Sowerby, 1866
‘Reeve’ Sowerby, 1866, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 42, sp. 232.
‘H. Adams’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 27, sp. 108.
(reference to Unio swinhoei H. Adams, 1866)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1968653, Formosa.

Anodon gigantea H. Adams, 1866
‘Lea’ of Authors.
H. Adams, 1866, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1866: 444 [as ‘Leila gigantea’].
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1867, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 8, sp. 19, fig. 18.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 36, sp. 152 [as ‘A. trapezialis Lamarck’].
(misidentified reference to Anodonta gigantea Lea, 1838)

Unio angasi Sowerby, 1867
‘Lea, MS’ Sowerby, 1867, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 55, sp. 282.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 32, sp. 127 [as ‘Anodon angasii’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_70-10-26-41, Strangways River, Arnheim Land, North Australia.

Anodon triangularis Sowerby, 1867
‘Lanza?’ Sowerby, 1867, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 15, sp. 56.
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 29, fig. 56b.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE BMNH_1965211, Hab._?

Anodon amethystus Sowerby, 1869
Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 24, sp. 95, fig. 95a-b.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: index [as ‘wheatleyi’].

Anodon parii Sowerby, 1870
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: index.
(error for Anodonta pazii Lea, 1866)

Anodon youkamensis Sowerby, 1870
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: index.
(error for Anodonta youkanensis Lea, 1867)

Anodon cappertoni Sowerby, 1870
‘Konig’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: index.
(error for Anodon clappertoni Koenig, 1826)

Anodon letournenxii Sowerby, 1870
‘Bourguignat’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: index.
(error for Anodonta letourneuxi Bourguignat, 1870)

Anodon schomburgianus Sowerby, 1870
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 34, sp. 137.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1841-1-26-4, British Guiana.

Anodon rioplatensis Sowerby, 1870
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 26, sp. 101 [as ‘Rio-Platensis’].

Anodon glabrus Sowerby, 1870
‘Valenciennes’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 25, sp. 97.

Anodon ciconia Sowerby, 1870
‘Gould’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 29, sp. 115, fig. 115a. [in part]
(reference to Anodon ciconia Gould, 1851)

Anodon ciconia Sowerby, 1870
‘Gould’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 29, sp. 115, fig. 115b. [in part]
(reference to Anodon ciconia Gould, 1851)

Anodon brevis Sowerby, 1870
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 31, sp. 124.

Anodon cochlearis Sowerby, 1870
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 33, sp. 135.
Type(s): TYPE UNKNOWN, [locality unknown].

Anodon montezianus Sowerby, 1870
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 36, sp. 146; index [as ‘montezumus’].
(error for Anodonta montezuma Lea, 1841; reference to Anodonta montezuma Lea, 1841)

Anodon exilis Sowerby, 1870
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 22, sp. 84.
(misidentified reference to Anodonta exilis Lea, 1838)

Anodon quadriplicatus Sowerby, 1870
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 28, sp. 110, figs. 110a-b.

Anodon glaucus Sowerby, 1870
‘Valenciennes’ of Authors.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 27, sp. 105.
Clessin, 1876, Conchyl. Cab.: 222, pl. 73, fig. 4.
(reference to Anodonta glauca Valenciennes, 1827)

Anodon amazoniensis Sowerby, 1870
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 30, sp. 120.
Simone, 2006, Land. Freshw. Moll. Brazil.: 284.
(error for Anodonta amazonensis Lea, 1860)

Anodon haltonis Sowerby, 1870
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 36, sp. 147.
(error for Anodonta holtonis Lea, 1857)

Anodon trautwinianus Sowerby, 1870
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 33, sp. 134.
(reference to Anodonta trautwiniana Lea, 1852)

Anodon pholadiformis Sowerby, 1870
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 27, sp. 106.

Anodon kennerleyi Sowerby, 1870
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 34, sp. 139.
(error for Anodonta kennerlyi Lea, 1860)

Anodon napolensis Sowerby, 1870
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: index.
(error for Anodonta napoensis Lea, 1868)

Anodon tricostatus Sowerby, 1870
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 25, sp. 98.

Glabaris (s.s.) umbonatus Simpson, 1900
‘Gould’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 29, sp. 115, fig. 115b [as ‘Anodon ciconia’]. [in part]
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 926, footnote.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1436.

Leila sowerbyana Frierson, 1922
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 33, sp. 134 [as ‘Anodon trautwinianus’].
Frierson, 1922, Nautilus 36: 9.
(homonym of Glabaris trapezea var. sowerbyana Ihering, 1893)

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodon alatus (Lea, 1864)

Anodon amazoniensis [sic] (Lea, 1860)

Anodon angasi Lea

Anodon anserinus Spix

Anodon benedictensis (Lea, 1834)

Anodon brevis Sowerby, 1870

Anodon burroughianus (Lea, 1834)
+ Anodonta oblita Lea, 1852
+ Anodonta kennicottii Lea, 1861

Anodon californiensis (Lea, 1852)

Anodon ciconia Gould, 1851

Anodon cochlearis Sowerby, 1870

Anodon corpulenta (Cooper, 1834)

Anodon cumingii (Lea, 1850)

Anodon cygneus (Linnaeus, 1758)
+ Mytilus anatinus Linnaeus, 1758
+ Mytilus radiatus Müller, 1774
+ Mytilus stagnalis Gmelin, 1791
+ Mytilus zellensis Gmelin, 1791
+ Anodonta variabilis Draparnaud, 1801
+ Mytilus avonensis Montagu, 1803
+ Anodonta sulcata Lamarck, 1819
+ Anodonta intermedia Lamarck, 1819
+ Anodonta cellensis Pfeiffer, 1821
+ Anodon paludosus Turton, 1822
+ Anodonta piscinalis Nilsson, 1823
+ Anodonta ventricosa C. Pfeiffer, 1825
+ Anodonta ponderosa C. Pfeiffer, 1825
+ Anodonta fuscata Gallenstein, 1852

Anodon dahomeyensis (Lea, 1859)

Anodon danielsii (Lea, 1858)

Anodon exulceratus (Villa)

Anodon forbesianus (Lea, 1860)

Anodon giganteus (Lea, 1838)

Anodon glabrus ‘Valenciennes’ Sowerby, 1870

Anodon glaucus (Lamarck)

Anodon globosa (Lea, 1841)

Anodon grandis (Say, 1829)

Anodon haltonis [sic] (Lea, 1857)

Anodon henryana (Lea, 1857)

Anodon imbecillis Lea, 1837

Anodon kennerleyi [sic] (Lea, 1860)

Anodon lewisii (Lea, 1857)

Anodon linneanus [sic] (Lea, 1852)

Anodon luteolus (Lea, 1858)

Anodon magnificus (Lea, 1834)

Anodon marryattanus [sic] (Lea, 1840)

Anodon montezianus [sic] (Lea, 1841)

Anodon moricandi (Lea, 1860)

Anodon normandi Angas

Anodon pavonia (Lea, 1838)

Anodon pepinianus (Lea, 1838)

Anodon pholadiformis Sowerby, 1870

Anodon quadriplicatus Sowerby, 1870

Anodon rio-platensis Sowerby, 1870

Anodon rubicundus (Lea, 1860)

Anodon schomburgianus Sowerby, 1870

Anodon showalteri (Lea, 1860)

Anodon shæfferianus (Lea, 1852)

Anodon simpsonianus (Lea, 1861)

Anodon stewartianus (Lea, 1834)

Anodon stuarti (Adams & Angas, 1863)

Anodon subgibbosus Anthony, J.G., 1866

Anodon swinhoei (H. Adams, 1868)

Anodon tenebricosus (Lea, 1834)

Anodon texasensis (Lea, 1859)

Anodon tortilis (Lea, 1852)

Anodon trautwinianus (Lea, 1852)

Anodon tricostatus Sowerby, 1870

Anodon uruguayensis (Lea, 1860)

Anodon vignonanus [sic] (Bernardi, 1859)

Anodon virens (Lea, 1852)

Anodon wardianus (Lea, 1838)

Anodon williamsii (Lea, 1862)

Anodon woodianus (Lea, 1834)

Anodon wymani (Lea, 1860)

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