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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

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This page documents data for Wood (1825), such as genera and species attributed to that publication (including known misspellings, misidentifications, and other unavailable names) as well as taxonomic opinions, if available. Taxonomic opinions refer to uses of genera and species as valid and invalid in that work.

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Publication information

Wood, W. 1825. Index Testaceologicus; or a Catalogue of Shells, British and Foreign, arranged according to the Linnean System; with the Latin and English Names, references to authors, and places where found. 188 pp. + 37 pls.

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Attributed Species Names

Mya nodulosa Wood, 1815
Wood, 1815, Gen. Conch. 1: 106, pl. 22, figs. 1-2. [in part]
Wood, 1825, Index Testac.: 12, pl. 2, sp. 29.
Wood & Hanley, 1856, Index Testac.: 16, pl. 2, fig. 29.

Mya crassa Wood, 1815
Wood, 1815, Gen. Conch. 1: 106, pls. 20-21.
Wood, 1825, Index Testac.: 12, pl. 2, sp. 28.
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 57 [as ‘Unio crassus’].

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

Taxonomic Opinions

Mya batava Maton & Rackett, 1807

Mya corrugata Müller, 1774

Mya crassa Wood, 1815

Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758

Mya nodosa Gmelin, 1791

Mya nodulosa Wood, 1815

Mya ovata Donovan, 1802

Mya pictorum Linnaeus, 1758

Mya radiata Gmelin, 1791

Mya rugosa Gmelin, 1791

Mya spuria Gmelin, 1791

Mya syrmatophora Meuschen in Gronovius, 1781

Mya variabilis Maton, 1811

Mytilus anatinus Linnaeus, 1758

Mytilus avonensis Montagu, 1803

Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758

Mytilus dubius Gmelin, 1791

Mytilus fluviatilis Gmelin, 1791

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