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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 & Hanley (1856), 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. & S. Hanley. 1856. Index Testaceologicus; or a Catalogue of Shells, British and Foreign, arranged according to the Linnean System; with the Latin and English Names, references to authors, and places where found: .

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Attributed Species Names

Mya nodulosa Wood, 1815
Wood, 1815, Gen. Conch. 1: 106, pl. 22, figs. 1-2. [in part]
Wood, 1825, Index Testac.: 12, pl. 2, sp. 29.
Wood & Hanley, 1856, Index Testac.: 16, pl. 2, fig. 29.

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)

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.

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)

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.

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