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Wed 11 Sep 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 | Etherioidea | Mycetopodidae | Leilinae | Leila

species Leila esula (d’Orbigny, 1835): synonymy
     55 specimens available.

Anodon giganteus Spix & Wagner, 1827
Spix & Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 27, pl. 19, fig. 1. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Anodon giganteus Spix & Wagner, 1827)

Iridina blainvilliana d’Orbigny, 1835
‘Lea’ of Authors.
d’Orbigny, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5(61-62): 43.
Hupé, 1857, [in] Castelnau, Amim. Nouv. Rares d’Amer. Sud: 91.
(misidentified reference to Anodonta blainvilliana Lea, 1834)

Iridina esula d’Orbigny, 1835
‘Jan.’ d’Orbigny, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5(61-62): 43.
d’Orbigny, 1846, Voyage dans l’Amérique Méridionale 5: 597.

Anodonta gigantea Küster, 1839
‘Spix’ Küster, 1839, Conchyl. Cab. 9(1): 6, pl. 1, fig. 1. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Anodon giganteus Spix & Wagner, 1827)

Anodonta gigantea Küster, 1839
‘Spix’ Küster, 1839, Conchyl. Cab. 9(1): 6, pl. 1, fig. 2. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Anodon giganteus Spix & Wagner, 1827)

Anodonta arcuata Hanley, 1843
‘Ferussac’ Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 223.
(misidentified reference to Anodonta arcuata Férussac, 1822)

Leila pulvinata Hupé, 1857
Hupé, 1857, [in] Castelnau, Amim. Nouv. Rares d’Amer. Sud: 90, pl. 20, fig. 1.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0299, Amérique du Sud.

Columba spixii Ihering, 1890
Spix & Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 27, pl. 19, fig. 1 [as ‘Anodon giganteus’]. [in part]
‘Spix’ Küster, 1839, Conchyl. Cab. 9(1): 6, pl. 1, fig. 2 [as ‘Anodonta gigantea’].
Ihering, 1890, Arch. Naturg. 56(1): 135, 142, pl. 9, fig. 4.

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