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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 Morrison (1943), 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

Morrison, J.P.E. 1943. Two new Orinoco unionids, with notes on Unio granadensis Lea and U. patulus Lea. Nautilus 57: 14-16 .

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Attributed Species Names

Unio granadensis Simpson, 1900
‘Conrad’ of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 598.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 289 [corrected in corrigenda].
Morrison, 1943, Nautilus 57: 15.
(error for Unio grandensis Conrad, 1855)

Micronaias marshalli Morrison, 1943
Morrison, 1943, Nautilus 57: 15.
(new name for Unio granadensis Lea, 1868)

Castalia orinocensis Morrison, 1943
Morrison, 1943, Nautilus 57: 14, pl. 5, figs. 1-4.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_522000, Maipures, Orinoco R., Colombia.

Diplodon flucki Morrison, 1943
Morrison, 1943, Nautilus 57: 14, pl. 5, fig. 5-9.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_521998, above Munduapo, Venezuela.

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