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Thu 05 Dec 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 | Unionidae | Rectidentinae | Contradentini | Physunio

species Physunio superbus (Lea, 1843): synonymy
     126 specimens available.

Unio superbus Lea, 1843
Lea, 1843, [privately published sheet]: [1].
Lea, 1845, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 9 [O. 4]: 281, pl. 42, fig. 11.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_83934, New Holland.

Unio macropterus Dunker, 1846
Dunker, 1846, Z. Malak. 3: 109.

Unio gravidus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 93.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 292 [12], pl. 24, fig. 5.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_83935, Siam.

Unio velaris Hanley, 1856
‘Benson, MS’ Hanley, 1856, Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells, Suppl.: 385, pl. 23, fig. 42.

Unio abnormis Morelet, 1862
Morelet, 1862, Rev. Mag. Zool. 14: 480.
Type(s): SYNTYPE BMNH_93-2-4-1394, Siam.

Unio massini Morelet, 1864
Morelet, 1864, J. de Conch. 12: 288.
Morelet, 1875, Séries Conch. 4: 348, pl. 15, fig. 1 [2].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_93-2-4-1590, Cochin China.

Unio superbus Sowerby, 1867
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1867, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 59, sp. 295.
(reference to Unio superbus Lea, 1843)

Unio massiei Fischer & Dautzenberg, 1904
Fischer & Dautzenberg, 1904, Mission Pavie 3: 438.
(error for Unio massini Morelet, 1864)

Physunio eximius van Benthem Jutting, 1953
van Benthem Jutting, 1953, Treubia 22(1): 43.
(misidentified reference to Unio eximius Lea, 1856)

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