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Thu 04 Jul 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 | Hyrioidea | Hyriidae | Velesunioninae | Velesunio

species Velesunio moretonicus (Reeve, 1865): synonymy
     44 specimens available.

Unio depressus Reeve, 1864
‘Lamarck’ Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 18, sp. 81.
(misidentified reference to Unio depressa Lamarck, 1819)

Unio moretonicus Reeve, 1865
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 24, sp. 118.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE BMNH_1958-5-16-1, Moreton Bay, Australia.

Margaron (Unio) mortonicus Lea, 1870
‘Reeve’ Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 43.
(error for Unio moretonicus Reeve, 1865)

Unio legrandi Petterd, 1889
Petterd, 1889, Pap. Roy. Soc. Tasmania 1889: 81.
Johnston, 1889, unknown publication: 95-96, pl. 1, figs. 6-8, 10; pl. 2, figs. 11, 13-16a.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMS_12905, South Esk River, Tasmania, Australia [-41.783, 147.7 ± 100 km].

Diplodon australis May, 1921
‘(Lamarck)’ May, 1921, unknown publication: 21.
May, 1923, unknown publication: pl. 9, fig. 11.
(misidentified reference to Unio australis Lamarck, 1819)

Velesunio shuttleworthi Iredale, 1934
‘(Kuster)’ Iredale, 1934, Austral. Zool. 8: 60, pl. 3, fig. 5; pl. 4, fig. 5.
‘Kuster’ Iredale, 1943, Austral. Zool. 10: 190.
(misidentified reference to Unio shuttleworthi Küster, 1856)

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