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Publication Information

Menke, C.T. 1830. Synopsis Methodica Molluscorum Generum Omnium et Specierum Earum, quae in Museo Menkeano adservantur; cum synonymia critica et novarum specierum diagnosibus (2nd ed.).
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Species Described
Alasmodonta compressa Menke, 1830.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106.
(new name for Unio depressa C. Pfeiffer, 1825; new name for Unio bonellii Férussac, 1827)
Type(s): NOMEN NUDUM SMF_4458, Isonza Zufluss b. Collalto n. Hospitaleto, Grafschaft Gorz.
= Microcondylaea bonellii
 
Anodonta compressa Menke, 1830.
‘Zgl.’ Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106 [nomen nudum].
= Pseudanodonta complanata
 
Anodonta dentiens Menke, 1828.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 63 [nomen nudum].
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106 [nomen nudum].
= Anodonta cygnea
 
Anodonta obvoluta Menke, 1830.
‘Zgl.’ Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106 [nomen nudum].
= Anodonta cygnea
 
Anodonta trapezialis Blainville, 1825.
‘Lamarck’ Of Authors.
Blainville, 1825, Manuel Malacol. et Conch.: 538.
Bory de St. Vincent, 1827, Encycl. Méth.: 147.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 63.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106.
Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 93.
d’Orbigny, 1835, Mag. Zool.: 43.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 53.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 287.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 220.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 52.
Hupé, 1857, [in] Castelnau, Amim. Nouv. Rares d’Amer. Sud: 85.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll.: 504.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 82.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 135.
Corsi, 1900, Anais Mus. Nac. Montevideo: 456.
Marshall, 1915, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 529.
Haas, 1929, Senckenbergiana: 340.
H.B. Baker, 1930, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich.: 70.
Morretes, 1949, Arqu. Mus. Paranaense: 27.
(error for Anodonta trapesialis Lamarck, 1819)
= Anodontites trapesialis
 
Mytilus cellensis Menke, 1828.
‘Gmelin’ Of Authors.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 63.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106.
Küster, 1839, Conchyl. Cab.: 16.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 48.
Drouët, 1881, Unionidae Russie: 22.
Bourguignat, 1882, Natural. Sicil.: 20 [1].
Westerlund, 1890, Fauna Paläarct. Binnenconch.: 211.
Zhadin, 1938, Faune USSR Mollusques: 119.
Modell, 1945, Jena. Z. Med. Naturw.: 81.
(error for Mytilus zellensis Gmelin, 1791)
= Anodonta cygnea
 
Unio impressus Menke, 1830.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 107 [nomen nudum].
= Nephronaias aztecorum
 
Unio litoralis Menke, 1828.
‘Lamarck’ Of Authors.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 64.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 107.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 32.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 282.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 34.
Rossmässler, 1854, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 37.
Küster, 1855, Conchyl. Cab.: 128.
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon.: pl. 22, sp. 98.
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon.: pl. 86, sp. 461.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 54.
Westerlund, 1890, Fauna Paläarct. Binnenconch.: 52.
(error for Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798)
= Potomida littoralis
 
Unio rubens Menke, 1828.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 64, 90.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 107, 149.
= Unio crassus
 
Unio rubens Menke, 1830.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 149.
(reference to Unio rubens Menke, 1828)
= Unio crassus
 
Unio rugatus Menke, 1828.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 64, 90.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 107, 149.
= Unio crassus
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Alasmidonta compressa Menke, 1830. — Menke (1830: 106).
Alasmidonta marginata Say. — Menke (1830: 106).
Alasmidonta rugosa Barnes, 1823. — Menke (1830: 106).
Alasmidonta undulata Say. — Menke (1830: 106).
Anodonta anatina (Linnaeus, 1758). — Menke (1830: 106).
Anodonta cataractae Lam. — Menke (1830: 106).
Anodonta cellensis Pfeiffer, C., 1821. — Menke (1830: 106).
Anodonta compressa ‘Zgl.’ Menke, 1830. — Menke (1830: 106).
Anodonta cygneus (Linnaeus, 1758). — Menke (1830: 106).
Anodonta dentiens Menke, 1830. — Menke (1830: 106).
Anodonta intermedia Lamarck, 1819. — Menke (1830: 106).
Anodonta obvoluta ‘Zgl.’ Menke, 1830. — Menke (1830: 106).
Anodonta piscinalis Nilsson, 1823. — Menke (1830: 106).
Anodonta ponderosa Pfeiffer, C., 1825. — Menke (1830: 106).
Anodonta rubens Lamarck, 1819. — Menke (1830: 106).
Anodonta trapezialis [sic] Lamarck, 1819. — Menke (1830: 106).
Anodonta ventricosa Pfeiffer, C., 1825. — Menke (1830: 106).
Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819. — Menke (1830: 108).
Hyria corrugata Lamk. — Menke (1830: 106).
Unio alatus Say, 1817. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio angulosus “Mus. reg. Berol.”. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio batavus Lam. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio cariosus Say, 1817. — Menke (1830: 108).
Unio clava Lamarck, 1819. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio coarctatus Lamarck, 1819. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio corrugatus (Müller, 1774). — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio crassidens Lamarck, 1819. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio crassus Retzius, 1788. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio elongatulus Mhlfld. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio impressus Menke, 1830. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio lemovicincae Fér. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio litoralis [sic] Lamarck, 1801. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio nasutus Say, 1817. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio naviformis Lamarck, 1819. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio niloticus “mus.”. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio nodulosus Lamarck, 1819. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio obliquus Lamarck, 1819. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio ovatus Say, 1817. — Menke (1830: 108).
Unio pictorum (Linnaeus, 1758). — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio radiatus (Gmelin, 1791). — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio rarisulcatus Lamarck, 1819. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio retusus Lamarck, 1819. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio riparius Pfeiffer, 1821. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio rubens Menke, 1828. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio rugatus Menke, 1828. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio semirugatus Lamarck, 1819. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio sinuatus Lamarck, 1819. — Menke (1830: 106).
Unio tumidus Retzius, 1788. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio turtoni Payraudeau, 1826. — Menke (1830: 107).
Unio ventricosus Barnes, 1823. — Menke (1830: 108).
 
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