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Wed 11 Sep 2019

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 lists the nominal species (available and otherwise) currently circumscribed under the valid name.

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Hyrioidea | Hyriidae | Velesunioninae | Alathyria

species Alathyria pertexta Iredale, 1934: synonymy
     180 specimens available.

Unio shuttleworthii Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 94.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 304 [24], pl. 28, fig. 19.
(homonym of Unio shuttleworthi Küster, 1856)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_84416, Moreton Bay, Australia.

Unio angasi E.A. Smith, 1881
‘Sowerby’ E.A. Smith, 1881, J. Linn. Soc., Zool. 16: 307-8. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio angasi Sowerby, 1867)

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].

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)

Alathyria morti Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Natural. 11: 89.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMS_61765, Richmond River, Casino, New South Wales, Australia [-28.867, 153.05 ± 10 km].

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].

Alathyria pertexta magnifica McMichael & Hiscock, 1958
McMichael & Hiscock, 1958, Austral. J. Mar. Frwtr. Res. 9(3): 419, pl. 19, figs. 1-2.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Alathyria pertexta Iredale, 1934)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMS_62271, Bian River, West Irian, Indonesia.

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