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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 (1910), 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. 1910. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 6: 58-.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio shireensis Preston, 1910
Preston, 1910, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 6: 61, pl. 4, fig. 11.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE MRAC_56594, River Shire 3-4 km from Lake Nyassa.

Unio angoniensis Preston, 1910
Preston, 1910, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 6: 59, pl. 4, fig. 5.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MRAC_56760, Angoniland.

Unio choziensis Preston, 1910
Preston, 1910, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 6: 60, pl. 4, fig. 8.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MRAC_56591, Chozi River, a tributariy of the Chambezi River flowing into Lake Bangweolo.

Unio charon Preston, 1910
Preston, 1910, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 6: 60, pl. 4, fig. 6.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE MRAC_56592, Brit. C. Afr.: Silongwe.

Unio vicinus Preston, 1910
Preston, 1910, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 6: 60, pl. 4, fig. 7.
(homonym of Unio vicinus Lea, 1856; renamed Unio silongweensis Preston, 1912)
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE MRAC_56589, Brit. C. Afr.: Silongwe.

Unio mashonae Preston, 1910
Preston, 1910, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 6: 61, pl. 4, fig. 10 [as ‘mashonæ’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) BMNH_1910-1-15-6, Banks of a strait, or on the veldt about 16 miles from Enkeldoorn, Mashonaland.

Spatha bertilloniana Preston, 1910
Preston, 1910, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 6: 63, pl. 5, fig. 15.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MRAC_57521, N. Nyassa, Karonga.

Spatha approximans Preston, 1910
Preston, 1910, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 6: 63, pl. 5, fig. 14.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MRAC_57520, Riv. Shire, 3 ... km entre Nyassa.

Unio gereti Preston, 1910
Preston, 1910, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 6: 61, pl. 4, fig. 9.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MRAC_56800, Lac Tanganyika.

Mutela cuneata Preston, 1910
Preston, 1910, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 6: 62, pl. 5, fig. 13.
Type(s): TYPE MRAC_58556, Riv Shire.

Mutela opalescens Preston, 1910
Preston, 1910, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 6: 62, pl. 4, fig. 12.
Type(s): TYPE MRAC_58554, Riv. Shire a 3-4 km du Lac Nyassa.

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