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

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Publication Information

Gassies, J.-B. 1849. Tableau Méthodique et Descriptif des Mollusques terrestres et d’eau douce de l’Agenais: 209 pp.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Anodonta cygnaea Poiret, 1801.
‘Linnaeus’ Of Authors.
Poiret, 1801, Coq. Fluv., et Terr. de l’Aisne: 109 [’Anodontites cygnæa’].
Gassies, 1849, Moll. Agenais: 189 [as ‘cygnæa’].
Dupuy, 1852, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 601.
de Joannis, 1859, Ann. Soc. Linn. Maine-et-Loire: 268.
Bourguignat, 1881, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ.: 140.
Locard, 1882, Prodr. Malac. Franç.: 269.
Bourguignat, 1882, Natural. Sicil.: 20 [1].
Bourguignat, 1883, Aperçu Unionid. Pénins. Ital.: 89.
Locard, 1890, Contr. Faune Malacol. Franc.: 70 [26].
Baichère, 1890, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 126.
Fagot, 1892, Bull. Soc. Ramond: 39.
Locard, 1893, Coqu. Eau Douce Saumâtre France: 234.
Locard, 1899, Conchyliol. Portug.: 267.
Germain, 1904, Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Ouest France: 289.
Germain, 1931, Faune de France: 752.
‘Linnaeus’ Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 19.
Dhora, 2009, Arch. Biol. Sci. Belgrade: 547.
(error for Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758)
= Anodonta cygnea
 
Anodonta gratelupeana Gassies, 1849.
Gassies, 1849, Moll. Agenais: 193, pl. 2, figs. 13-14; pl. 3, figs. 1-3; pl. 4, fig. 2.
Type(s): POSSIBLE SYNTYPE MCZ_175636, [Garonne River, France].
= Pseudanodonta elongata
 
Anodonta piscinalis Gassies, 1849.
Gassies, 1849, Moll. Agenais: 191, pl. 4, fig. 1.
(reference to Anodonta piscinalis Nilsson, 1823)
= Anodonta anatina
 
Anodonta gratelupeana var. globosa Gassies, 1849.
Gassies, 1849, Moll. Agenais: 193, pl. 2, figs. 15-16.
(prim. homonym of Anodonta globosa Lea, 1841; intro'd as intra-sp. of Anodonta gratelupeana Gassies, 1849)
= Pseudanodonta elongata
 
Pisidium gassiesianum Gassies, 1849.
Gassies, 1849, Moll. Agenais: 207.

 
Pisidium limosum Gassies, 1849.
Gassies, 1849, Moll. Agenais: 206.
= Pisidium casertanum
 
Pisidium normandianum Gassies, 1849.
Dupuy in Gassies, 1849, Moll. Agenais: 206.
= Pisidium milium
 
Pisidium obtusale Gassies, 1849.
Gassies, 1849, Moll. Agenais: 207.
(mis-ID'd reference to Cyclas obtusalis Lamarck, 1818)
= Pisidium casertanum
 
Unio requieni Gassies, 1849.
‘Michaud’ Gassies, 1849, Moll. Agenais: pl. 1, figs. 5-6.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio requienii Michaud, 1831)
= Unio pictorum
 
Unio littoralis var. compressa Gassies, 1849.
Gassies, 1849, Moll. Agenais: 198 [nomen nudum].
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798)
= Potomida littoralis
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodonta anatina (Lamk.). — Gassies (1849: 190).
Anodonta anatina var. B. rostrata Kokeil. — Gassies (1849: 190).
Anodonta cygnæa [sic] (Lamk.). — Gassies (1849: 189).
Anodonta cygnæa [sic] var. B. cellensis Schröter. — Gassies (1849: 189).
Anodonta piscinalis Nilss. — Gassies (1849: 191).
Anodonta piscinalis var. B globosa. — Gassies (1849: 193).
Unio littoralis (Lamk.). — Gassies (1849: 197).
Unio requienii Mich. — Gassies (1849: 195).
Unio sinuatus (Lamk.). — Gassies (1849: 198).
 
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