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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 | Velesunioninae | Velesunio

species Velesunio ambiguus (Philippi, 1847): synonymy
     611 specimens available.

Unio ambiguus Philippi, 1847
‘Parreyss’ Philippi, 1847, Abbild. Beschr. Conch. 3: 47, pl. 3, fig. 2.
(renamed Unio philippianus Küster, 1861)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_41-4-29-103, Australia.

Unio balonnensis Conrad, 1850
Conrad, 1850, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5: 10.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_189249, Balonne River, Australia.

Unio balonensis Lea, 1852
‘Conrad’ of Authors.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 33.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 18, sp. 81.
(error for Unio balonnensis Conrad, 1850)

Unio vittatus Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 153.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 249, pl. 38, fig. 128.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1958-4-3-1, Australia.

Unio philippianus Küster, 1861
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 235, pl. 79, fig. 2.
(new name for Unio ambiguus Philippi, 1847)

Unio (Alasmodon) evansi Adams & Angas, 1864
Adams & Angas, 1864, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1864: 39.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_40-10-26-42, Lagoons of Lower Murray River, South Australia.

Unio danellii Lea, 1870
‘Villa’ of Authors.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 184.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 189.
B.J. Smith, 1992, Zoo. Cat. Australia 8: 20.
(error for Unio daniellii Villa, 1871)

Unio daniellii Villa, 1871
Villa, 1871, J. de Conch. 19: 328.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0038, Australia meridionale.

Unio jeffreysianus Lea, 1871
Lea, 1871, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 23: 188.
Lea, 1874, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8 [O. 13]: 23, pl. 7, fig. 20.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84849, Australia.

Hyridella australis E.A. Smith, 1881
‘Lamarck’ of Authors.
E.A. Smith, 1881, J. Linn. Soc., Zool. 16: 309.
Ortmann, 1912, Nautilus 25(9): 100.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1297.
Cotton & Gabriel, 1932, Proc. Roy. Soc. Victoria 44(2): 155, pl. 16, fig. 1.
(misidentified reference to Unio australis Lamarck, 1819)

Unio ambiguus E.A. Smith, 1881
‘Parreyss’ E.A. Smith, 1881, J. Linn. Soc., Zool. 16: 309. [in part]
(reference to Unio ambiguus Philippi, 1847)

Unio protovittatus Hale & Tindale, 1930
Hale & Tindale, 1930, Rec. South Austral. Mus. 4: 154, fig. 9.

Velesunio balonnensis adjunctus Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 59, 76, pl. 3, fig. 3; pl. 4, fig. 3.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Natural. 11: 88.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 189.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio balonnensis Conrad, 1850)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMS_12003, Richmond River, New South Wales, Australia [-28.867, 153.05 ± 100 km].

Velesunio balonnensis intricatus Iredale, 1934
Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 60, 76, pl. 3, fig. 2; pl. 4, fig. 2.
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 189.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio balonnensis Conrad, 1850)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMS_61725, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia [-23.367, 150.533 ± 10 km].

Velesunio mckeowni Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Natural. 11: 88, fig. 1.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMS_61721, Murrumbidgee River at Leeton, New South Wales, Australia [-34.617, 146.383 ± 10 km].

Velesunio testatus Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Natural. 11: 88.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMS_61699, Murray River at Benthagi (Backwater), New South Wales, Australia.

Velesunio transitus Iredale, 1943
Iredale, 1943, Austral. Natural. 11: 89.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE AMS_61691, Nepean River nr Camden, New South Wales, Australia [-34.067, 150.7 ± 10 km].

Velesunio ambiguous Graf & Cummings, 2006
‘Philippi’ Graf & Cummings, 2006, Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 148: 348, table 2.
‘Philippi’ Pfeiffer & Graf, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 175(2): [4].
(error for Unio ambiguus Philippi, 1847)

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