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

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genus Theliderma Swainson, 1840: generic synonyms

Theliderma Swainson, 1840
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 267-273, 275-276, 289-290, 378.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788; renamed Thelyderma Agassiz, 1846)
Type species: Obliquaria metanevra Rafinesque, 1820 (sub. desig. by Gray, 1847: 196) = Theliderma metanevra

Thelyderma Agassiz, 1846
Agassiz, 1846, Nomencl. Zool. Index Univ.: 368.
(new name for Theliderma Swainson, 1840)

Orthonymus Agassiz, 1852
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 48.
Type species: Unio cylindricus Say, 1817 (orig. desig.) = Theliderma cylindrica

Telederma Lea, 1852
‘Swainson’ of Authors.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 22.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 7,sp. 25.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 33.
Paetel, 1875, Fam. Gatt. Moll.: 203.
(error for Theliderma Swainson, 1840)

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