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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Batissa violacea (Lamarck, 1818): species synonymy
  View specimens: 2 specimens, Red List Status: unknown

   Recent References
   = Batissa violacea. — Sousa et al. (2013).
   = Batissa violacea (Lamarck, 1818). — OBIS (2012).
   = Batissa violacea (Lamarck, 1818). — WoRMS (2011).
   = Batissa (s.s.) violacea Lamarck, 1818. — B.J. Smith (1992).
   = Batissa violacea (Lamarck, 1797). — Morton (1989).
   = Batissa violacea (Lamarck, 1806). — Morton (1984).
   = Batissa violacea (Lamarck, 1818). — van Benthem Jutting (1953).
   + Batissa tenebrosa Hinds. — Thiele (1934).
   + Batissa lævigata Schumacher. — Prime (1895).

Cyclas islandica Bruguière, 1797.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 301, fig. 1.
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Cyrena violacea Lamarck, 1818.
Lamarck, 1806, Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat.: 421 [412] [nomen nudum].
Lamarck, 1818, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 553’ [2nd page 553].
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Cyrena childrenae Gray, 1825.
Gray, 1825, Ann. Phil.: 137 [as ‘childrenæ’].
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Cyrena keraudrenia Lesson, 1830.
Lesson, 1830, Voy. Coquille: 429, pl. 11, fig. 3.
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Cyrena jayensis Lea, 1831.
Lea, 1831, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 108, pl. 17, fig. 52.
(renamed Batissa jayana Deshayes, 1854)
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Cyrena tenebrosa Hinds, 1842.
Hinds, 1842, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist.: 81.
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Cyrena kecaudreni Hanley, 1843.
‘Lesson’ Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 94.
(error for Cyrena keraudrenia Lesson, 1830)
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Cyrena childreni Hanley, 1843.
‘Gray’ Of Authors.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 93.
Clessin, 1879, Conch. Cab.: 212.
(error for Cyrena childrenae Gray, 1825)
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Cyrena violacea var. javanica Mousson, 1849.
Mousson, 1849, Land-Süßw.-Moll. Java: 88, pl. 15, fig. 1.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Cyrena violacea Lamarck, 1818)
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Cyrena rotundata Philippi, 1851.
Philippi, 1851, Abbild. Beschr. Conch.: 107, pl. 3, fig. 1.
(mis-ID'd reference to Cyrena rotundata Lea, 1831)
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Batissa insignis Deshayes, 1854.
Deshayes, 1854, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 13, sp. 1.
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Batissa jayana Deshayes, 1854.
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus.: 237.
(new name for Cyrena jayensis Lea, 1831)
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Cyrena violacea var. suborbicularis Deshayes, 1854.
‘Mousson’ Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus.: 238.
(error for Cyrena javanica Mousson, 1849)
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Cyrena regulata Gassies, 1858.
Gassies, 1858, J. de Conch.: 372.
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Batissa unioniformis Prime, 1860.
Prime, 1860, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 319.
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Batissa elegans Prime, 1862.
Prime, 1862, J. de Conch.: 385, pl. 13, fig. 1.
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Batissa solidula Prime, 1862.
Prime, 1862, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 3.
Prime, 1867, Ann. Lyc. Natur. Hist.: 82, fig. 32.
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Batissa sphaericula Prime, 1862.
Prime, 1862, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 2 [as ‘sphæricula’].
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Batissa sphaericola Clessin, 1879.
‘Prime’ Clessin, 1879, Conch. Cab.: 207.
(error for Batissa sphaericula Prime, 1862)
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Cyrena tenebricosa Clessin, 1879.
‘Hindson’ [sic] Clessin, 1879, Conch. Cab.: 211.
(error for Cyrena tenebrosa Hinds, 1842)
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Batissa violacea var. macassarica von Martens, 1897.
von Martens, 1897, Zool. Erg. Nied. Ost. Ind.: 105.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Cyrena violacea Lamarck, 1818)
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Batissa violacea var. celebensis von Martens, 1897.
von Martens, 1897, Zool. Erg. Nied. Ost. Ind.: 104.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Cyrena violacea Lamarck, 1818)
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Batissa violacea var. discoidea von Martens, 1897.
von Martens, 1897, Zool. Erg. Nied. Ost. Ind.: 106.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Cyrena violacea Lamarck, 1818)
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Batissa violacea var. extensa von Martens, 1897.
von Martens, 1897, Zool. Erg. Nied. Ost. Ind.: 106.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Cyrena violacea Lamarck, 1818)
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Batissa kerandrenia Adams .
Adams Of Authors.
(error for Cyrena keraudrenia Lesson, 1830)
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Batissa laevigata Schumacher .
Schumacher Of Authors.
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