Page last updated
Thu 04 Apr 2024

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

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

This page documents data for Frierson (1922), 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.

Search the database pages:

Publication information

Frierson, L.S. 1922. Observations on the genera Leila and Anodontites. Nautilus 36: 7-10.

Click here for online access.

Attributed Species Names

Leila grayana Frierson, 1922
‘Gray’ Sowerby, 1867, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 16, sp. 57.
Frierson, 1922, Nautilus 36: 9.
(new name for Anodon exoticus Sowerby, 1867)

Leila sowerbyana Frierson, 1922
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 33, sp. 134 [as ‘Anodon trautwinianus’].
Frierson, 1922, Nautilus 36: 9.
(homonym of Glabaris trapezea var. sowerbyana Ihering, 1893)

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodonta grandis grijalvae Morelet, 1884

Leila grayana new name
+ Anodon exoticus Sowerby, 1867

Leila sowerbyana new name
+ Anodon trautwinianus Sowerby, 1870

Mycetopoda longina (Spix, 1827)
+ Mycetopus subsinuatus Sowerby, 1868

Page updated: 07:20:57 Thu 04 Apr 2024

NSF icon MUSSEL icon
"Making the world a better place, one mollusk at a time."