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Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807: species synonymy
  View specimens: 593 specimens, Red List Status: least concern

   Recent References
   = Etheria elliptica. — Huang et al. (2018).
   = Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807. — Bolotov et al. (2018).
   = Etheria elliptica. — Lopes-Lima et al. (2018).
   = Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807. — Konopleva et al. (2017).
   = Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807. — Lopes-Lima et al. (2017).
   = Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807. — Bolotov et al. (2017).
   = Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807. — Combosch et al. (2017).
   = Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807. — Bolotov et al. (2017).
   = Etheria elliptica. — Araujo et al. (2017).
   = Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807. — Elderkin et al. (2016).

Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807.
Lamarck, 1807, Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat.: 401, pls. 29; pl. 31, fig. 1.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 99, sp. 1.
(renamed Etheria lamarckii Férussac, 1824)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_21209, Habite..... la mer des grandes Indes?.
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Etheria semilunata Lamarck, 1807.
Lamarck, 1807, Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat.: 404, pl. 32, figs. 1-2 [as ‘semi-lunata’].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 100, sp. 3.
(renamed Etheria plumbea Férussac, 1824)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MHNG_XXX, Madagascar.
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Etheria transversa Lamarck, 1807.
Lamarck, 1807, Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat.: 406, pl. 32, figs. 3-4.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 100, sp. 4.
(renamed Etheria plumbea Férussac, 1824)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHG_XXXX, Madagascar.
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Etheria trigonula Lamarck, 1807.
Lamarck, 1807, Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat.: 403, pl. 30; pl. 31, fig. 2.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 99, sp. 2.
(renamed Etheria lamarckii Férussac, 1824)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_21210, [no locality available - Africa].
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Etheria caillaudi Cuvier, 1817.
‘Ferussac’ Of Authors.
Cuvier, 1817, Règne Animal: 130.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 230.
Jickeli, 1874, Nova Acta Dtsch. Akad. Naturf.: 281.
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ.: 64.
Westerlund, 1890, Fauna Paläarct. Binnenconch.: 316.
Servain, 1890, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 320.
(error for Aetheria cailliaudi Férussac, 1824)
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Etheria semilunata Sowerby, 1821.
Sowerby, 1821, Genera of Shells: ??.
(reference to Etheria semilunata Lamarck, 1807)
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Aetheria cailliaudi Férussac, 1824.
Férussac, 1824, Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat.: 359.
Ferussac in Sowerby, 1825, Zool. Jour.: 522.
Type(s): UNKNOWN MCZ_72888, Blue Nile, Egypt.
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Etheria lamarckii Férussac, 1824.
Férussac, 1824, Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat.: 359.
Ferussac in Sowerby, 1825, Zool. Jour.: 522 [as ‘Ætheria’].
(new name for Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807; new name for Etheria trigonula Lamarck, 1807)
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Etheria plumbea Férussac, 1824.
Férussac, 1824, Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat.: 359.
Ferussac in Sowerby, 1825, Zool. Jour.: 522 [as ‘Ætheria’].
(new name for Etheria semilunata Lamarck, 1807; new name for Etheria transversa Lamarck, 1807)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHG_XXXX, Madagascar.
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Aetheria tubifera Sowerby, 1825.
Sowerby, 1825, Zool. Jour.: 523, pl. 19.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Aetheria denhami Koenig, 1826.
Koenig, 1826, [in] Denham & Clapperton, Narr. Travels Africa, Appendix: 254.
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Etheria carteroni Michelin, 1830.
Michelin, 1830, : 1.
Michelin, 1831, Mag. Zool.: 1, pl. 1, fig. 1.
Type(s): UNKNOWN MNHN_MP_1541, ... Faleme, Senegambia.
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Etheria cailliaudi Sowerby, 1872.
Sowerby, 1872, Conch. Icon.: pl. 2. sp. 2, fig. 2a [in part].
(reference to Aetheria cailliaudi Férussac, 1824)
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Etheria semilunaris Sowerby, 1872.
‘Lamarck’ Sowerby, 1872, Conch. Icon.: pl. 1, sp. 1.
(error for Etheria semilunata Lamarck, 1807)
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Aetheria letourneuxi Bourguignat, 1880.
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ.: 55, 70.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0193, Le Nil, dans les conaux du Fayoum, Egypt.
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Aetheria nilotica Bourguignat, 1880.
‘Letourneux, mss.’ Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ.: 58.
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Aetheria petrettinii Bourguignat, 1880.
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ.: 53, 70.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0264, dans le Ramlé à Hagueret de fente de Ramali, canal Mahmoudieh.
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Aetheria senegalica Bourguignat, 1880.
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ.: 68.
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Aetheria caillaudi [sic] var. elongata Bourguignat, 1880.
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ.: 66.
(intro'd as syn of Aetheria nilotica Bourguignat, 1880)
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Aetheria caillaudi [sic] var. rotundata Bourguignat, 1880.
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ.: 66.
(intro'd as syn of Aetheria tubifera Sowerby, 1825)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Aetheria chambardi Bourguignat, 1880.
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ.: 56, 69.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Aetheria bourguignati Rochebrune, 1886.
Rochebrune, 1886, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 14.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0171, Gancini (Congo).
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Etheria plombea Jousseaume, 1886.
‘Férussac’ Jousseaume, 1886, Bull. Soc. Zool. France: 501.
(error for Etheria plumbea Férussac, 1824)
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Aetheria tanganikana Bourguignat, 1889.
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 65.
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Aetheria africana Paetel, 1890.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml.: 190 [nomen nudum].
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Aetheria electrina Paetel, 1890.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml.: 164 [nomen nudum].
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Aetheria nidus hirundinis Simroth, 1890.
Simroth, 1890, Zool. Anz. Leipzig.: 662 [non-binomial].
Simroth, 1894, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 288, pl. 1, figs. 8-10.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE SMF_5687, Kongo Falle.
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Aetheria heteromorpha Simroth, 1894.
Simroth, 1894, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 287.
Type(s): TYPE SMF_5685, Kongo Falle.
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Aetheria tubulosa Simroth, 1894.
‘Bk.’ Simroth, 1894, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 277.
(error for Aetheria tubifera Sowerby, 1825)
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Aetheria hetermorpha mutatio tubulifera Simroth, 1894.
Simroth, 1894, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 288, pl. 1, figs. 1-7 [infra-subsp.].
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Aetheria heteromorpha Simroth, 1894)
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Aetheria elliptica Form-Varietät globosa Martens, 1897.
Martens, 1897, Besch. Weich. Deutsch Ost Afr.: 218 [infra-subsp.].
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807)
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Aetheria elliptica var. typica R. Anthony, 1907.
R. Anthony, 1907, Ann. Soc. Roy. Zool. Malac. Belgique: 372.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
 
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