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Tue 08 Oct 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 | Unionoidea | Margaritiferidae | Margaritiferinae | Pseudunio

species Pseudunio homsensis (Lea, 1865): synonymy
     20 specimens available.

Unio episcopalis Tristram, 1865
Tristram, 1865, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1865: 544.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE BMNH_1936-3-10-3, Rio Orontes (?).

Unio homsensis Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 16: 285.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 249 [9], pl. 29, fig. 63.
Type(s): SYNTYPE ANSP_125718, Orontes R., Lake Homs, N. Syria.

Unio barroisi Drouët, 1893
Drouët, 1893, J. de Conch. 41: 36.
Type(s): PARATYPE SMF_4548, A.d. Nahr el Haroun, Syrien.

Margaritana syriaca Pallary, 1929
Pallary, 1929, Mém. Inst. Égypte 12: 34; ‘Abb.’.
Pallary, 1933, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 5: 149. [nomen nudum]
Pallary, 1939, Mém. Inst. Égypte 39: 115.
Type(s): SYNTYPES BMNH_1937-12-30-13052-13053, Le Nahr el Kabir a Tell Kalat [Syria].

Margaritana syriaca var. ponderosa Pallary, 1929
Pallary, 1929, Mém. Inst. Égypte 12: 36.
Pallary, 1939, Mém. Inst. Égypte 39: 116.
(homonym of Margaritana dernaica var. ponderosa Pallary, 1928; intro'd as intra-sp. of Margaritana syriaca Pallary, 1929)
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0077, L’Oued el Kebir a Tell Kalat (Alaouites).

Margaritana syriaca var. minor Pallary, 1939
Pallary, 1939, Mém. Inst. Égypte 39: 116.
(homonym of Margaritana minor Lea, 1845; intro'd as intra-sp. of Margaritana syriaca Pallary, 1929)

Margaritana syriaca var. quadrata Pallary, 1939
Pallary, 1939, Mém. Inst. Égypte 39: 116.

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