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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 Kira (1959), 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

Kira, T. 1959. Coloured Illustrations of the Shells of Japan. 239 pp., 71 pls.

Attributed Species Names

Lanceolaria oxyrhyncha cuspidata Kira, 1959
‘Kuroda, MS’ Kira, 1959, Illustr. Shells Japan: 172, pl. 63, fig. 18.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio oxyrhynchus Martens, 1861)

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodonta japonica Clessin

Anodonta woodiana lauta v. Martens

Cristaria plicata spatiosa (Clessin)

Inversidens japanensis (Lea)

Lanceolaria oxyrhyncha (v. Martens)

Lanceolaria oxyrhyncha cuspidata Kuroda, MS

Margaritifera margaritifera (Linné)

Pseudodon (Obovalis) omiensis (Heimburg)

Unio douglasiae nipponensis v. Martens

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