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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 Branson (1935), 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

Branson, C.C. 1935. Fresh-water invertebrates from the Morrison (Jurassic?) of Wyoming. Journal of Paleontology 9(6): 514-522.

Attributed Genus Names

Vetulonaia Branson, 1935
Branson, 1935, Jour. Paleont. 9(6): 517.
Type species: Vetulonaia whitei Branson, 1935 (orig. desig.) = Vetulonaia whitei

Attributed Species Names

Vetulonaia whitei Branson, 1935
Branson, 1935, Jour. Paleont. 9(6): 517, pl. 56, figs. 1-5, 8-10, 12-13, 15, 19.

Vetulonaia mayoworthensis Branson, 1935
Branson, 1935, Jour. Paleont. 9(6): 517, pl. 56, figs. 7, 11, 14, 16-18.

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio baileyi Logan

Unio felchii White

Unio iridoides White

Unio knighti Logan

Unio lapilloides White

Unio macropisthus White

Unio stewardi White

Unio toxonotus White

Unio willistoni Logan

Vetulonaia mayoworthensis C.C. Branson, n. sp.

Vetulonaia nucalis (Meek and Hayden)

Vetulonaia whitei C.C. Branson, n. sp.

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