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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 Prashad (1919), 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

Prashad, B. 1919. Studies on the anatomy of Indian Mollusca. The soft parts of some Indian Unionidae. Records of the Indian Museum 16: 289-296.

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Attributed Genus Names

Parreyssia Kobelt, 1910
‘Conrad’ of Authors.
Kobelt, 1910, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 32: 85.
Prashad, 1918, Rec. Ind. Mus. 15: 145.
Prashad, 1919, Rec. Ind. Mus. 16: 292.
(error for Parreysia Conrad, 1853)

Eolymnium Prashad, 1919
Prashad, 1919, Rec. Ind. Mus. 16: 410.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Unio terminalis Bourguignat, 1852 (orig. desig.) = Unio terminalis

Balwantia Prashad, 1919
Prashad, 1919, Rec. Ind. Mus. 16: 290.
Type species: Anodonta soleniformis Benson, 1836 (original designation) = Balwantia soleniformis

Attributed Species Names

Pseudodon salvenianus Prashad, 1919
Prashad, 1919, Rec. Ind. Mus. 16: 295.
(error for Anodon salweniana Gould, 1844)

Taxonomic Opinions

Balwantia soleniformis (Benson)

Lamellidens marginalis

Parreyssia [sic] favidens

Physunio ferrugineus

Pseudodon (s.s.) salvenianus [sic]

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