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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 E.A. Smith (1881), 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

Smith, E.A. 1881. On the freshwater shells of Australia. Journal of the Linnean Society, Zoology 16: 255-317, 3 pls.

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Attributed Species Names

Hyridella australis E.A. Smith, 1881
‘Lamarck’ of Authors.
E.A. Smith, 1881, J. Linn. Soc., Zool. 16: 309.
Ortmann, 1912, Nautilus 25(9): 100.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1297.
Cotton & Gabriel, 1932, Proc. Roy. Soc. Victoria 44(2): 155, pl. 16, fig. 1.
(misidentified reference to Unio australis Lamarck, 1819)

Unio ambiguus E.A. Smith, 1881
‘Parreyss’ E.A. Smith, 1881, J. Linn. Soc., Zool. 16: 309. [in part]
(reference to Unio ambiguus Philippi, 1847)

Unio angasi E.A. Smith, 1881
‘Sowerby’ E.A. Smith, 1881, J. Linn. Soc., Zool. 16: 307-8. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio angasi Sowerby, 1867)

Taxonomic Opinions

Mycetopus rugatus Sowerby

Unio ambiguus Parreyss
+ Unio balonnensis Conrad, 1850
+ Unio vittatus Lea, 1859
+ Unio philippianus Küster, 1861

Unio angasi Lea
+ Unio shuttleworthii Lea, 1856

Unio australis (Lamarck) Philippi

Unio australis var. moretonicus Reeve

Unio danellii Villa

Unio depressus Lamarck
+ Unio cultelliformis Conrad, 1850
+ Unio mutabilis Lea, 1859

Unio evansi A. Adams & Angas

Unio gratiosus Philippi

Unio jeffreysianus Lea

Unio multidentatus Parreyss

Unio multidentatus var. fulmineus Parreyss

Unio nepeanensis Conrad
+ Unio depressa Lesson, 1830
+ Unio lessoni Küster, 1855

Unio novae-hollandiæ Gray
+ Unio cucumoides Lea, 1840
+ Unio cumingianus Dunker, 1852

Unio profugus Gould

Unio rugulosus Charpentier

Unio semiplicatus Küster

Unio shuttleworthi Charpentier

Unio stuarti Adams & Angas

Unio wilsonii Lea

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