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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 McMichael (1956), 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

McMichael, D.F. 1956. Notes on the freshwater mussels of New Guinea. Nautilus 70(2): 38-48.

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Attributed Genus Names

Haasodonta McMichael, 1956
McMichael, 1956, Nautilus 70(2): 47.
Type species: Hyridella fannyae R.I. Johnson, 1948 (orig. desig.) = Haasodonta fannyae

Attributed Species Names

Leiovirgus guppyi aipianus McMichael, 1956
McMichael, 1956, Nautilus 70(2): 44, pl. 2, figs. 1-2.
McMichael & Hiscock, 1958, Austral. J. Mar. Frwtr. Res. 9(3): 470, pl. 13, fig. 11.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio guppyi E.A. Smith, 1885)
Type(s): PARATYPE AMS_62203, Aipiana, St. Joseph R., New Guinea [-8.417, 146.583 > ± 100 km].

Taxonomic Opinions

Haasodonta fannyae (Johnson,1948)

Leiovirgus guppyi (Smith, 1885)

Leiovirgus guppyi aipianus ssp. nov.

Leiovirgus lorentzi (Schepman, 1919)

Leiovirgus misoolensis (Schepman, 1897)

Microdontia anodontaeformis (Tapparone Canefri, 1883)
+ Unio beauforti Bavay, 1908

Velesunio ovata (Haas, 1910)

Velesunio sentaniensis (Haas, 1924)

Velesunio wilsonii (Lea, 1859)

Virgus beccarianus (Tapparone Canefri, 1883)
+ Unio (Diplodon) mattirolii Tapparone Canefri, 1883

Westralunio flyensis (Tapparone Canefri, 1883)

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