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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 (1909), 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. 1909. New land and freshwater shells from West Africa. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 4: 87-91, 10 figs.

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Attributed Species Names

Dreissensia bananaensis Preston, 1909
Preston, 1909, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 4: 88, pl. 4, fig. 3.

Unio (Nodularia) subnigra Preston, 1909
Preston, 1909, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 4: 89, pl. 4, fig. 5.
(homonym of Unio subniger Lea, 1857; renamed Unio (Nodularia) putzeysi Preston, 1912)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MRAC_56798, Lower Belgian Congo.

Corbicula gabonensis Preston, 1909
Preston, 1909, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 4: 90, pl. 4, fig. 8.

Mutela lhotelleriana Preston, 1909
Preston, 1909, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 4: 89, pl. 4, fig. 6.
Type(s): PARATYPE MRAC_58578, Gabon.

Spatha semicorrugata Preston, 1909
Preston, 1909, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 4: 90, pl. 4, fig. 7.
Type(s): PARATYPE MRAC_57475, Bas-Congo.

Fischeria globosa Preston, 1909
Preston, 1909, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 4: 90, pl. 4, fig. 10.

Galatea rubrotincta Preston, 1909
Preston, 1909, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 4: 90, pl. 4, fig. 9.

Dreissensia gibberosa Preston, 1909
Preston, 1909, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 4: 89, pl. 4, fig. 4.

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