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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 Olsson (1961), 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

Olsson, A.A. 1961. Panamic-Pacific Pelecypoda. Mollusks of the Tropical Eastern Pacific, particularly from the southern half of the Panamic-Pacific Faunal Province (Panama to Peru). 574 pp.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Cyrenoida dupontia Joannis

Cyrenoida insula Morrison

Cyrenoida panamensis Pilsbry and Zetek

Iphigenia altior (Sowerby)
+ Iphigenia ambigua Bertin, 1881

Iphigenia laevigata (Gmelin)

Mytella guyanensis (Lamarck)

Mytella speciosa (Reeve)

Mytella tumbezensis (Pilsbry and Olsson)
+ Mytella speciosa Soot-Ryen, 1955

Mytilopsis adamsi Morrison, 1946

Mytilopsis leucophaeata Conrad, 1831

Mytilopsis sallei

Mytilopsis trautwineana (Tryon)
+ Praxis ecuadoriana Miller, 1879
+ Praxis milleri Miller, 1879

Mytilopsis zeteki Hertlein and Hanna, 1949

Neocyrena fontainei (d’Orbigny)

Neocyrena fortis (Prime)

Neocyrena meridionalis (Prime)

Neocyrena nicaraguana (Prime, 1869)
+ Cyrena (Anomala) insignis Deshayes, 1854

Neocyrena radiata (Hanley)

Neocyrena triangula (von du Busch), Philippi
+ Cyrena altilis Gould, 1852
+ Cyrena olivacea Carpenter, 1857

Neocyrena tribunalis (Prime)

Polymesoda (Egeta) anomala (Deshayes)
+ Cyrena (Anomala) isocardioides Deshayes, 1854
+ Cyrena cardiformis Sowerby, 1878

Polymesoda (Egeta) inflata (Philippi)
+ Cyrena maritima C.B. Adams, 1852
+ Cyrena cordiformis Récluz, 1853
+ Cyrena (Anomala) inflata Deshayes, 1854
+ Cyrena peruviana Deshayes, 1854
+ Cyrena panamensis Prime, 1860
+ Cyrena recluzii Prime, 1865
+ Cyrena isocardioides Dall, 1909
+ Polymesoda joseana Morrison, 1946

Polymesoda (Pseudocyrena) cubensis (Prime, 1865)
+ Cyrena maritima d’Orbigny, 1853

Polymesoda (s.s.) caroliniana (Bosc)

Polymesoda (s.s.) mexicana (Broderip and Sowerby)

Polymesoda (s.s.) notabilis (Deshayes)
+ Polymesoda zeteki Pilsbry, 1931

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