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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 Ponder & Bayer (2004), 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

Ponder, W.F. & M. Bayer. 2004. A new species of Lortiella (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionoidea: Hyriidae) from northern Australia. Molluscan Research 24: 89-102.

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Attributed Species Names

Lortiella opertanea Ponder & Bayer, 2004
Ponder & Bayer, 2004, Mollusc. Res. 24: 98, figs. 2, 5A-G.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMS_427618, Katherine R, below Gorge (In pool alongside river, under logs & stones), Northern Territory, Australia [-14.321, 132.415 ± 100 m].

Taxonomic Opinions

Lortiella froggatti Iredale, 1934

Lortiella opertanea n. sp.

Lortiella rugata (Sowerby, 1868)

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