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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 Morton (1984), 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

Morton, B.S. 1984. A review of Polymesoda (Geloina) Gray 1842 (Bivalvia: Corbiculacea) from Indo-Pacific Mangroves. Asian Marine Biology 1: 77-86.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Batissa violacea (Lamarck, 1806)

Polymesoda (Geloina) bengalensis (Lamarck, 1818)
+ Cyrena sumatrensis Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
+ Cyrena turgida Lea, 1834
+ Cyrena zeylanica Mousson, 1849
+ Cyrena (Corneocyclas) galatheae Mörch, 1850
+ Cyrena eximia Dunker, 1852
+ Cyrena sinuosa Deshayes, 1854
+ Cyrena impressa Deshayes, 1854
+ Cyrena fallax Deshayes, 1854
+ Cyrena decipiens Deshayes, 1854
+ Cyrena siamica Prime, 1867

Polymesoda (Geloina) erosa (Solander, 1786)
+ Venus ceylonica Martini & Chemnitz, 1782
+ Venus coaxans Gmelin, 1791
+ Cyclas zeylanica Lamarck, 1806

Polymesoda (Geloina) expansa (Mousson, 1849)
+ Cyrena proxima Prime, 1867

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