Unio paivanus Morelet, 1865 | TWCMS.C11223 | Mollusca Types in Britain & Ireland
Type Specimen

Unio paivanus Morelet, 1865

Morelet, A. 1865. Addition à la faune malacologique de l’Indo-Chine. Journal de Conchyliologie. 13. pp.225-228 [227-228] [Original Description]
Current name: Lens contradens (I. Lea, 1838) [source: Graf & Cummings, 2022]
Classification: Bivalvia : Unionida : Unionoidea : Unionidae
Type Status: Paratype(s) [Verified - Ben Rowson ]
Collection: Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens (F. R. Woodward Unionoida)
Catalogue No.: TWCMS.C11223
No. specimens: 1
Type Locality: [Thailand]
Collecting details:
Name spelt "paiveanus" on Woodward label, but not on the original label. According to Graf & Cummings (2022) the name "Unio paiveanus" (Morelet, 1875) is an erroneous subsequent spelling of Unio paivanus Morelet, 1865. MolluscaBase (2022) includes only the 1875 name. The holotype is in NHMUK. [BR]

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Morelet, A. 1865. Addition à la faune malacologique de l’Indo-Chine. Journal de Conchyliologie. 13. pp.225-228 [227-228] [Original Description]
Specimen Data
Point Locality: Siam [Thailand]
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Country: Thailand
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Curatorial Contact

Dan Gordon
Keeper of Biology
Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Email: Dan Gordon

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