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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
(and other less consequential bivalves)

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Publication Information

Turton, W. 1807. British Fauna, containing a compendium of the zoology of the British Islands: arranged according to the Linnean System. 1: 230 pp.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Mytilus avoensis Turton, 1807.
‘Montague’ Turton, 1807, Brit. Faun.: 165.
(error for Mytilus avonensis Montagu, 1803)
= Anodonta anatina
Taxonomic Opinions
Cardium amnicum Don. — Turton (1807: 154).
Cardium corneum Donovan. — Turton (1807: 154).
Cardium lacustre Chem. — Turton (1807: 154).
Mya margaritifera Donovan. — Turton (1807: 146).
Mya ovalis Donovan. — Turton (1807: 146).
Mya pictorum Donovan. — Turton (1807: 146).
Mytilus anatinus Donovan. — Turton (1807: 165).
Mytilus avoensis [sic] Montague. — Turton (1807: 165).
Mytilus cygneus Donovan. — Turton (1807: 165).
Mytilus edulis Donovan. — Turton (1807: 163).
Mytilus stagnalis Sowerby. — Turton (1807: 165).
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