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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 Leach (1847), 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

Leach, W.E. 1847. The classification of the British Mollusca. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 20: 267-273.

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Attributed Genus Names

Damalis Leach, 1847
Leach, 1847, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 20: 273.
(homonym of Fabricius, 1805 [Diptera]; error for Damaris Swainson, 1823)
Type species: Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758 (monotypy) = Margaritifera margaritifera

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodonta cygnea

Anodonta cygnea b. stagnalis

Anodonta cygnea c. anatina

Anodonta cygnea d. avonensis

Damalis margaritifera

Unio ovalis

Unio pictorum

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