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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 | Hyriinae | Echyridella

species Echyridella menziesii (Gray, 1843): synonymy
     364 specimens available.

Unio menziesii Dieffenbach, 1843
Gray in Dieffenbach, 1843, Travels in New Zealand 2: 257.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_42-5-17-170, New Zealand.

Unio waikarensis Colenso, 1845
Colenso, 1845, Tasmanian J. Nat. Sci. 2: 257.

Unio lutulentus Gould, 1850
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 3: 295. [in part]
Gould, 1852, U.S. Explor. Exped. 12: 428. [in part]
Gould, 1856, U.S. Explor. Exped. 12: pl. 37, 542a-b. [in part]
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_5927, N. Zealand.

Unio hochstetteri Dunker, 1862
Dunker, 1862, Malak. Blatt. 8: 153.
Type(s): TYPE ZMB_108724, Waikato Fluss, New Zealand.

Unio aucklandicus Reeve, 1865
‘Gray’ Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 30, sp. 156.
(misidentified reference to Unio aucklandicus Dieffenbach, 1843)

Unio menziesianus Reeve, 1865
‘Gray’ Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 29, sp. 152.
(error for Unio menziesii Dieffenbach, 1843)

Unio lutulentus Sowerby, 1868
‘Gould’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 74, sp. 386.
(reference to Unio lutulentus Gould, 1850)

Margaron (Unio) menzieni Lea, 1870
‘Gray’ Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 46.
(error for Unio menziesii Dieffenbach, 1843)

Unio zelebori Hutton, 1880
‘Dunker’ of Authors.
Hutton, 1880, Manual New Zealand Mollusca: 161.
McMichael & Hiscock, 1958, Austral. J. Mar. Frwtr. Res. 9(3): 460, pl. 14, figs. 10-11.
(misidentified reference to Unio zelebori Dunker, 1866)

Unio depauperata Hutton, 1882
Hutton, 1882, New Zealand J. Sci. Techn. 1: 478.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE DMW_M.644, Lake Takapuna, near Aukland, New Zealand.

Unio rugatus Hutton, 1882
Hutton, 1882, New Zealand J. Sci. Techn. 1: 478.
(homonym of Unio rugatus Menke, 1828; renamed Diplodon (Hyridella s.s.) menziesi rugulosus Simpson, 1914)

Diplodon (Hyridella s.s.) menziezi Simpson, 1900
‘Gray’ Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 889.
‘Gray’ Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1290.
(error for Unio menziesii Dieffenbach, 1843)

Unio menziezianus Simpson, 1900
‘Reeve’ Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 889.
(error for Unio menziesianus Reeve, 1865)

Diplodon lessoni Suter, 1905
‘Kuster’ Suter, 1905, Trans. Proc. New Zealand Inst. 37: 240, text fig. 4.
Suter, 1913, Manual New Zealand Mollusca: 938, pl. 59, figs. 1-1a.
(misidentified reference to Unio lessoni Küster, 1855)

Diplodon (Hyridella) menziesi lucasi Suter, 1905
Suter, 1905, Trans. Proc. New Zealand Inst. 37: 239, text figs. 1-2.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio menziesii Dieffenbach, 1843)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE NMNZ_M.126976, Lake Manapouri, South Island, New Zealand.

Diplodon (Hyridella) menziesi acuta Suter, 1907
Suter, 1907, Proc. Malac. Soc. London 7: 239, pl. 22, figs. 11-12.
Suter, 1913, Manual New Zealand Mollusca: 940, pl. 11, figs. 11-11a.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio menziesii Dieffenbach, 1843)
Type(s): PARATYPE AMS_25498, Lake Omapere, North I., New Zealand [-35.333, 173.8 > ± 100 km].

Diplodon (Hyridella s.s.) menziesi rugulosus Simpson, 1914
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1291.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio menziesii Dieffenbach, 1843; new name for Unio rugatus Hutton, 1882)

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