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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 2: 262 pls.

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Attributed Genus Names

Potamophila Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821, Genera of Shells 2: pl. 66.
(new name for Galathea Lamarck, 1804)

Attributed Species Names

Potamophila radiata Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821, Genera of Shells 2: pl. 66.
(misidentified reference to Galathea radiata Lamarck, 1804)

Unio brevialis Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
‘Lamarck’ Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821, Genera of Shells 2: pl. 86, fig. 4.
(misidentified reference to Unio brevialis Lamarck, 1819)

Etheria semilunata Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821, Genera of Shells 2: 1, pl. 94.
(reference to Etheria semilunata Lamarck, 1807)

Iridina elongata Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821, Genera of Shells 2: 40, pl. 90.
Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: 54, fig. 150.

Cyrena sumatrensis Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821, Genera of Shells 2: 30, pl. 65.

Unio ambiguus Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
‘Lamarck’ Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821, Genera of Shells 2: pl. 85, fig. 2.
(reference to Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819)

Unio glabratus Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
‘Lamarck’ Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821, Genera of Shells 2: pl. 86, fig. 3.
(misidentified reference to Unio glabrata Lamarck, 1819)

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