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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 | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Parreysiinae | Parreysiini | Parreysia

species Parreysia favidens (Benson, 1862): synonymy
     98 specimens available.

Mya spuria Wood, 1825
‘Gmelin’ Wood, 1825, Index Testac.: 12, pl. 2, sp. 35.
(misidentified reference to Mya spuria Gmelin, 1791)

Unio favidens Benson, 1862
Benson, 1862, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10: 188.
Type(s): SYNTYPES BMNH_1965215, Assam.

Unio pinax Benson, 1862
Benson, 1862, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10: 192.
Type(s): TYPE BMNH_MP_434, [no locality available - Asia].

Unio plagiosoma Benson, 1862
Benson, 1862, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10: 191.
Type(s): UNKNOWN BMNH_MP_432, Bengal [from type].

Unio favidens var. chrysis Benson, 1862
Benson, 1862, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10: 189.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio favidens Benson, 1862)

Unio favidens var. deltae Benson, 1862
Benson, 1862, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10: 189 [as ‘deltæ’].
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio favidens Benson, 1862)

Unio favidens var. densa Benson, 1862
Benson, 1862, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10: 189.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio favidens Benson, 1862)

Unio favidens var. marcens Benson, 1862
Benson, 1862, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10: 188.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio favidens Benson, 1862)
Type(s): POSSIBLE SYNTYPE MCZ_175550, Berhampooter River, Assam, India.

Unio favidens var. trigona Benson, 1862
Benson, 1862, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10: 188.
(homonym of Unio trigonus Lea, 1831; intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio favidens Benson, 1862)

Unio tripartitus Lea, 1863
Lea, 1863, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 15: 190.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 57 [61], pl. 19, fig. 55.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84397, India.

Unio trirostris Musgrave, 1863
Musgrave, 1863, Phot. Conch. of Conch. Misc. Hanley: pl. 2, fig. 9.
Hanley & Theobald, 1876, Conch. Indica: 6, pl. 11, fig. 6.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1907-12-30-45, Hindostan.

Unio flavidens Reeve, 1865
‘Benson’ of Authors.
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 26, sp. 131; errata [changed to ‘favidens’].
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 152.
(error for Unio favidens Benson, 1862)

Unio pumilus Sowerby, 1866
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1866, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 36, sp. 198.
(misidentified reference to Unio pumilus Lea, 1838)

Parreysia favidens var. assamensis Preston, 1912
‘Nevill, MS’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 299.
‘Nevill MS’ Preston, 1915, Fauna Brit. India: 161, text fig. 12.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio favidens Benson, 1862)

Parreysia robsoni Frierson, 1927
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1866, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 36, sp. 198 [as ‘Unio pumilus’].
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 45.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1965150, Loc._ ?

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