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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 Wood (1815), 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

Wood, W. 1815. General Conchology: or, a description of shells arranged according to the Linnean system and illustrated with plates drawn and coloured from nature 1. 246 pp.

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Attributed Species Names

Mya nodulosa Wood, 1815
Wood, 1815, Gen. Conch. 1: 106, pl. 22, figs. 1-2. [in part]
Wood, 1825, Index Testac.: 12, pl. 2, sp. 29.
Wood & Hanley, 1856, Index Testac.: 16, pl. 2, fig. 29.

Mya crassa Wood, 1815
Wood, 1815, Gen. Conch. 1: 106, pls. 20-21.
Wood, 1825, Index Testac.: 12, pl. 2, sp. 28.
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 57 [as ‘Unio crassus’].

Mya nodulosa Wood, 1815
Wood, 1815, Gen. Conch. 1: 106, pl. 22, figs. 3-4. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Mya nodulosa Wood, 1815)

Unio tennentii Hanley & Theobald, 1876
Wood, 1815, Gen. Conch. 1: 108, pl. 24, figs. 1-3 [as ‘Mya corrugata’].
Hanley & Theobald, 1876, Conch. Indica: 22, pl. 45, figs. 7-9.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1907-12-30-56, British India.

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