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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 & Sowerby (1821), 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, J. & G.B. Sowerby. 1821. The genera of Recent and fossil shells, for the use of students in conchology and geology 7: .

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Attributed Genus Names

Potamophila Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821, Genera of Shells 7: pl. 66.
(new name for Galathea Lamarck, 1804)

Attributed Species Names

Etheria semilunata Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821, Genera of Shells 7: ??.
(reference to Etheria semilunata Lamarck, 1807)

Potamophila radiata Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821, Genera of Shells 7: pl. 66.
(misidentified reference to Galathea radiata Lamarck, 1804)

Iridina elongata Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821, Genera of Shells 7: Abb. 1.
Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: 54, fig. 150.

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