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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 (1943), 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. 1943. A basic list of the fresh water Mollusca of Australia. Australian Zoologist 10: 188-230.

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Attributed Genus Names

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

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

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

Quaesithyria Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 191.
Type species: Quaesithyria wardi Iredale, 1943 (orig. desig.) = Alathyria pertexta

Glacipisum Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 197.
Type species: Glacipisum kosciusko Iredale, 1943 = Pisidium kosciusko

Sphaerinova Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 195.
Type species: Sphaerium macgillivrayi E.A. Smith, 1882 = Sphaerium tasmanicum

Australpera Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 196.
Type species: Pisidium etheridgei E.A. Smith, 1882 = Pisidium etheridgei

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)

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)

Quaesithyria wardi Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 191.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE AMS_61767, Einasleigh River, Queensland, Australia [-18.512, 144.102 ± 100 km].

Corbiculina permena Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 194.

Corbiculina maroubra Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 194.

Corbiculina aramita Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 194.

Corbiculina esculenta Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 194.

Corbiculina finkeana Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 193.

Corbiculina mussoni Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 194.

Corbiculina semara Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 194.

Glacipisum kosciusko Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: ??.

Sphaerinova victoriana Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 195.

Sphaerinova nundinalis Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 195.

Australpera bradena Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 196.

Aparcthyria inspecta Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 192.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMS_61637, Holmes Creek, 12 mls NE Darwin (Series of pools), Northern Territory, Australia [-12.4, 130.933 ± 10 km].

Aparcthyria hemesa Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 191.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) AMS_61739, Wenlock Downs, Wenlock (Batavia) River, Queensland, Australia [-13.095, 142.942 ± 10 km].

Quaesithyria fleckeri Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 191.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE AMS_61722, Hodgkinson River, Queensland, Australia [-16.967, 145.033 ± 100 km].

Sphaerinova lacusedes Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 195.

Taxonomic Opinions

Alathyria jacksoni Iredale

Alathyria pertexta Iredale

Alathyria profuga Gould

Aparcthyria hemesa sp. nov.

Aparcthyria inspecta sp. nov.

Centralhyria angasi Sowerby

Centralhyria angasi subjecta

Centralhyria bednalli Tate

Centralhyria stuarti A. Adams & Angas

Centralhyria wilsonii Lea

Centralhyria wilsonii caurina

Cucumerunio novaehollandiae Gray
+ Unio cucumoides Lea, 1840
+ Unio cumingianus Dunker, 1852

Hyridunio australis Lamarck

Hyridunio australis drapeta

Hyridunio australis orion

Hyridunio renutus Iredale

Lortiella froggatti Iredale

Lortiella rugata Sowerby

Propehyridella glenelgensis Dennant

Propehyridella nepeanensis Conrad
+ Unio dorsuosus Gould, 1850
+ Unio lessoni Küster, 1855

Propehyridella nepeanensis narracanensis Cotton & Gabriel

Propehyridella nepeanensis opportuna

Quaesithyria fleckeri sp. nov.

Quaesithyria wardi sp. nov.

Rugoshyria aquilonalis Iredale

Rugoshyria cultelliformis Conrad

Rugoshyria depressa Lamarck
+ Unio mutabilis Lea, 1859
+ Unio paramattensis Lea, 1862

Rugoshyria depressa monticola

Rugoshyria depressa sodalis

Rugoshyria depressa vicinalis

Rugoshyria interserta Iredale

Velesunio balonnensis Conrad

Velesunio balonnensis adjunctus

Velesunio balonnensis intricatus

Velesunio danellii Villa
+ Unio jeffreysianus Lea, 1871

Velesunio evansi A. Adams & Angas

Velesunio shuttleworthi Kuster
+ Unio vittatus Lea, 1859
+ Unio moretonicus Reeve, 1865
+ Unio legrandi Petterd, 1889

Westralunio ambiguus Philippi
+ Unio philippianus Küster, 1861

Westralunio ambiguus carteri

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