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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 Iredale (1934), 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

Iredale, T. 1934. The fresh-water mussels of Australia. Australian Zoologist 8: 57-78.

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Attributed Genus Names

Cucumerunio Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 75.
Type species: Unio novaehollandiae Gray, 1834 (orig. desig.) = Cucumerunio novaehollandiae

Alathyria Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 63.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
Type species: Alathyria jacksoni Iredale, 1934 (orig. desig.) = Alathyria jacksoni

Lortiella Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 70.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
Type species: Mycetopus rugatus Sowerby, 1868 (sub. desig. by McMichael & Hiscock, 1958: 432) = Lortiella rugata

Hydrunio Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 69.
(error for Hyridunio Iredale, 1934)

Rugoshyria Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 71.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
Type species: Unio paramattensis Lea, 1862 (orig. desig.) = Hyridella depressa

Aparcthyria Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 67.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190-191.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Centralhyria Iredale, 1934)
Type species: Unio angasi Sowerby, 1867 (orig. desig.) = Velesunio angasi

Hyridunio Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 68.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
Type species: Hyridunio drapeta Iredale, 1934 (orig. desig.) = Hyridella drapeta

Medonidus Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 76.
(error for Medionidus Simpson, 1900)

Centralhyria Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 65.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
Type species: Unio stuarti Adams & Angas, 1863 (orig. desig.) = Velesunio wilsonii

Velesunio Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 59.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 189.
Type species: Unio balonnensis Conrad, 1850 (orig. desig.) = Velesunio ambiguus

Westralunio Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 62.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
Type species: Westralunio carteri Iredale, 1934 (orig. desig.) = Westralunio carteri

Attributed Species Names

Hyridella ambigua Cotton & Gabriel, 1932
‘Philippi’ Cotton & Gabriel, 1932, Proc. Roy. Soc. Victoria 44(2): 157.
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 62, pl. 3, fig. 8; pl. 4, fig. 8 [as ‘Westralunio ambiguus’]. [in part]
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190 [as ‘Westralunio ambiguus’]. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio ambiguus Philippi, 1847)

Westralunio ambiguus carteri Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 63, 76.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio ambiguus Philippi, 1847)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE AMS_61724, Victoria Reservoir, Darling Range, 12 mls E of Perth, Western Australia, Australia [-32.05, 116.067 ± 10 km].

Lortiella froggatti Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 71, pl. 5, fig. 5; pl. 6, fig. 5.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMS_61862, Lennard River (In river sands), Western Australia, Australia [-17.4, 124.5 ± 100 km].

Hyridunio australis drapeta Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 68, pl. 5, fig. 2; pl. 6; fig. 2.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio australis Lamarck, 1819)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMS_61934, Brisbane River, Queensland, Australia [-27.583, 152.917 ± 100 km].

Velesunio shuttleworthi Iredale, 1934
‘(Kuster)’ Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 60, pl. 3, fig. 5; pl. 4, fig. 5.
‘Kuster’ Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
(misidentified reference to Unio shuttleworthi Küster, 1856)

Propehyridella nepeanensis opportuna Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 74, pl. 5, fig. 12; pl. 6, fig. 12.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio napeanensis Conrad, 1850)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMS_61983, Richmond R trib., Wilsons R, Booyong (Creek), New South Wales, Australia [-28.748, 153.448 ± 1 km].

Hyridunio australis orion Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 69.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio australis Lamarck, 1819)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE AMS_61931, Tomahawk Creek, Gembrook, Dandenong Ranges, Victoria, Australia [-37.95, 145.55 ± 10 km].

Hyridunio renutus Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 69, pl. 5, fig. 3; pl. 6, fig. 4.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) AMS_61936, Latrobe River, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia [-38.15, 146.783 ± 100 km].

Rugoshyria depressa monticola Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 72, pl. 5, fig. 7a-b; pl. 6, fig. 10.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio depressa Lamarck, 1819)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMS_61952, Kosciusko, Grosse's Plain Creek, Moonbar Run (Moonbah), New South Wales, Australia [-36.519, 148.513 ± 1 km].

Rugoshyria depressa vicinalis Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 72.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio depressa Lamarck, 1819)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE AMS_57939, Mitchell River at Bairnsdale, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia [-37.833, 147.617 ± 10 km].

Alathyria jacksoni Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 64, pl. 3, fig. 11, pl. 4, fig. 11.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMS_33006, Barwon River at Mogil Mogil, New South Wales, Australia [-29.35, 148.683 ± 1 km].

Rugoshyria depressa sodalis Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 72.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio depressa Lamarck, 1819)

Alathyria pertexta Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 64, pl. 3, fig. 10; pl. 4, fig. 10.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMS_12009, Upper Brisbane River, Queensland, Australia [-27, 152.4 ± 100 km].

Rugoshyria interserta Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 72, pl. 5, fig. 8; pl. 6, fig. 9.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMS_61949, Mary River at Kenilworth, N of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia [-26.6, 152.733 ± 10 km].

Rugoshyria aquilonalis Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 72, pl. 5, fig. 9; pl. 6, fig. 8.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMS_484, Bloomfield River, Queensland, Australia [-15.95, 145.333 ± 10 km].

Velesunio balonnensis adjunctus Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 59, 76, pl. 3, fig. 3; pl. 4, fig. 3.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Natural. 11: 88.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 189.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio balonnensis Conrad, 1850)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMS_12003, Richmond River, New South Wales, Australia [-28.867, 153.05 ± 100 km].

Velesunio balonnensis intricatus Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 60, 76, pl. 3, fig. 2; pl. 4, fig. 2.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 189.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio balonnensis Conrad, 1850)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMS_61725, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia [-23.367, 150.533 ± 10 km].

Centralhyria angasi subjecta Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 67, 76.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio angasi Sowerby, 1867)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE BMNH_1840-10-21-29, River Avon, South Australia.

Centralhyria wilsonii caurina Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 66, pl. 3, fig. 14; pl. 4, fig. 14.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio wilsonii Lea, 1859)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMS_42241, May River at Meda, Western Australia, Australia [-17.367, 124 ± 10 km].

Centralhyria wilsonii Iredale, 1934
‘Lea’ Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 66, pl. 3, fig. 13; pl. 4, fig. 13. [in part]
‘Lea’ Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio wilsonii Lea, 1859)

Hyridunio australis Iredale, 1934
‘Lamarck’ Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 69, pl. 5, fig. 1; pl. 6, fig. 3.
McMichael, 1952, unknown publication: 400.
(misidentified reference to Unio australis Lamarck, 1819)

Propehyridella nepeanensis narracanensis Iredale, 1934
‘Cotton & Gabriel’ Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 74. [in part]
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
(misidentified reference to Propehyridella narracanensis Cotton & Gabriel, 1932)

Propehyridella nepeanensis narracanensis Iredale, 1934
‘Cotton & Gabriel’ Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 74, pls. 5-6, fig. 13. [in part]
(reference to Propehyridella narracanensis Cotton & Gabriel, 1932)

Taxonomic Opinions

Alathyria jacksoni sp. nov.

Alathyria pertexta sp. nov.
+ Unio shuttleworthii Lea, 1856
+ Unio angasi E.A. Smith, 1881

Alathyria profuga (Gould, 1851)
+ Unio shuttleworthii Lea, 1856

Centralhyria angasi (Sowerby, 1867)
+ Alasmodon angasana Adams & Angas, 1863

Centralhyria angasi subjecta nov.

Centralhyria bednalli (Tate, 1882)

Centralhyria stuarti (Adams & Angas, 1863)

Centralhyria wilsonii (Lea, 1859)

Centralhyria wilsonii caurina nov.

Cucumerunio novaehollandiae (Gray, 1834)
+ Naia elongata Swainson, 1840
+ Unio cucumoides Lea, 1840
+ Unio cumingianus Dunker, 1852
+ Unio cumingii Lea, 1870

Hyridunio australis (Lamarck, 1819)

Hyridunio australis drapeta subsp. nov.

Hyridunio australis orion subsp. nov.

Hyridunio renutus Iredale, 1934

Lortiella froggatti sp. nov.

Lortiella rugatus (Sowerby, 1868)

Propehyridella nepeanensis (Conrad, 1850)
+ Unio depressa Lesson, 1830
+ Unio napeanensis Conrad, 1850
+ Unio dorsuosus Gould, 1850
+ Unio lessoni Küster, 1855

Propehyridella nepeanensis narracanensis Cotton & Gabriel, 1932

Propehyridella nepeanensis opportuna nov.

Protohyridella glenelgensis (Dennant, 1898)

Rugoshyria aquilonalis sp. nov.

Rugoshyria cultelliformis (Conrad, 1850)

Rugoshyria depressa (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Unio mutabilis Lea, 1859
+ Unio paramattensis Lea, 1862

Rugoshyria depressa monticola subsp. nov.

Rugoshyria depressa sodalis subsp. nov.
+ Diplodon mortonicus May, 1923

Rugoshyria depressa vicinalis subsp. nov.

Rugoshyria interserta sp. nov.

Velesunio balonnensis (Conrad, 1850)
+ Unio ambiguus E.A. Smith, 1881

Velesunio balonnensis adjunctus subsp. nov.

Velesunio balonnensis intricatus subsp. nov.

Velesunio daniellii (Villa, 1871)
+ Unio jeffreysianus Lea, 1871

Velesunio evansi (Adams & Angas, 1864)

Velesunio shuttleworthi (Kuster, 1855)
+ Unio vittatus Lea, 1859
+ Unio moretonicus Reeve, 1865
+ Unio legrandi Petterd, 1889
+ Diplodon australis May, 1921

Westralunio ambiguus (Philippi, 1847)
+ Unio philippianus Küster, 1861

Westralunio ambiguus carteri subsp. nov.

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