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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 Benson (1858), 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

Benson, W.H. 1858. Characters of Tanysiphon, a new genus of fluviatile shells, allied to the Myacidæ. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 1: 407-410.

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Attributed Genus Names

Tanysiphon Benson, 1858
Benson, 1858, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 1: 407.
Type species: Tanysiphon rivalis Benson, 1858 () = Tanysiphon rivalis

Attributed Species Names

Novaculina gangetica Benson, 1830
Benson, 1830, Glean. Sci. 2: 63.
Benson, 1858, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 1: 408, pl. 12B, fig. 4.

Tanysiphon rivalis Benson, 1858
Benson, 1858, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 1: 408, pl. 12B, figs. 1-3.

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