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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 Sowerby (1868), 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

Sowerby, G.B. 1868. Genus Mycetopus. Conchologica Iconica 16: pls. 1-4.

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Attributed Species Names

Mycetopus subsinuatus Sowerby, 1868
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 4, sp. 10.

Mycetopus plicatus Sowerby, 1868
‘Gray?, MS” Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 2, sp. 3.
(homonym of Spatha (Mutela) plicata Martens, 1866)
Type(s): MANUSCRIPT NAME BMNH_46-7-24-18, Syene, Egypt.

Mycetopus rugatus Sowerby, 1868
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 3, sp. 7.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE BMNH_44-1-12-160, Victoria River, N. Australia.

Taxonomic Opinions

Mycetopus emarginatus Lea, 1860

Mycetopus falcatus Higgins, 1868

Mycetopus plicatus ‘Gray?, MS” Sowerby, 1868

Mycetopus pygmaeus (Spix)

Mycetopus rugatus Sowerby, 1868

Mycetopus siliquosus (d’Orbigny)
+ Anodon longinus Wagner, 1827

Mycetopus soleniformis (d’Orbigny, 1835)

Mycetopus subsinuatus Sowerby, 1868

Mycetopus ventricosus d’Orbigny, 1843

Mycetopus weddellii Hupé, 1857

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