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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

This page documents data for Sowerby (1869), 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, G.B. 1869. Genus Castalia. Conchologica Iconica 17: pls. 1-3.

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Attributed Species Names

Castalia ambigua Sowerby, 1869
‘Lamarck’ Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 1, sp. 1, figs. 1a-c.
(reference to Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819)

Castalia lateriquadrata Sowerby, 1869
‘d’Orbigny’ Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 2, sp. 10.
(error for Castalia quadrilatera d’Orbigny, 1835)

Castalia hanleyana Sowerby, 1869
Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 1, sp. 5.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1900-3-19-5, Hab._?

Castalia carolinensis Sowerby, 1869
Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 2, sp. 6.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1841-4-6-149, South Carolina.

Castalia latiquadrata Sowerby, 1869
‘d’Orbigny’ Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon. 17: index.
(error for Castalia lateriquadrata Sowerby, 1869)

Castalia ovata Sowerby, 1869
‘d’Orbigny’ Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 1, sp. 4.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE BMNH_1964402, Brazil.

Castalia quadrata Sowerby, 1869
Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 2, sp. 7, figs. 7a-b.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_49.1.5.5, Hab._?

Castalia schombergiana Sowerby, 1869
Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 1, sp. 3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1841-1-26-5, British Guiana.

Castalia dolabella Sowerby, 1869
Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 3, sp. 13, figs. 13a-c.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1965185, Amazon River.

Castalia acuticostata Sowerby, 1869
‘Hupé’ Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 3, sp. 12.
(error for Castalia acuticosta Hupé, 1857)

Castalia multicostata Sowerby, 1869
‘Hupé’ Sowerby, 1869, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 2, sp. 9, figs. 9a-b.
(error for Castalia multisulcata Hupé, 1857)

Taxonomic Opinions

Castalia acuticostata [sic] Hupé, 1857

Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio pectinatus Spix & Wagner, 1827

Castalia carolinensis Sowerby, 1869

Castalia cordata Humphrey

Castalia dolabella Sowerby, 1869

Castalia hanleyana Sowerby, 1869

Castalia lateriquadrata [sic] d’Orbigny, 1835

Castalia multicostata [sic] (Hupé, 1857)

Castalia ovata Sowerby, 1869

Castalia quadrata Sowerby, 1869

Castalia retusa Hupé, 1857

Castalia schombergiana Sowerby, 1869

Castalia turgida (Hupé, 1857)

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