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

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Publication Information

Valenciennes, A. 1827. Coquilles fluviatiles bivalves du nouveau-continent, recueilles pendant le voyage de MM. de Humboldt et Bonpland, et décrites par A. Valenciennes. Recueil d'Observations de Zoologie et d'Anatomy Comparée, faits dans l'Océan Atlantic, dans l'Intérieur du Nouveau Continent et dans la Mer du Sud Pendant les Années 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802 et 1803 2(11-12): 225-237.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Anodonta purpurea Valenciennes, 1827.
Valenciennes, 1827, Recueil Observ. Zool. Anat. Comp.: 236, pl. 48 bis, figs. 3a-b.
= Simpsonella purpurea
 
Unio hians Valenciennes, 1827.
Valenciennes, 1827, Recueil Observ. Zool. Anat. Comp.: 235, pl. 54, figs. 2a-b.
= Alasmidonta undulata
 
Unio ovatus Valenciennes, 1827.
‘Say’ Valenciennes, 1827, Recueil Observ. Zool. Anat. Comp.: 226, pl. 50, figs. 1-1c.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio ovatus Say, 1817)
= Lampsilis cariosa
 
Unio rostrata Valenciennes, 1827.
Valenciennes, 1827, Recueil Observ. Zool. Anat. Comp.: 233, pl. 53, fig. 3.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio rostrata Lamarck, 1819)
= Sagittunio nasutus
 
Unio undulata Valenciennes, 1827.
Valenciennes, 1827, Recueil Observ. Zool. Anat. Comp.: 229, pl. 54, figs. 3-3b.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio undulatus Barnes, 1823)
= Megalonaias nervosa
 
Unio verrucosa Valenciennes, 1827.
Valenciennes, 1827, Recueil Observ. Zool. Anat. Comp.: 231, pl. 53, fig. 2.
(prim. homonym of Unio verrucosus Barnes, 1823)
= Cyclonaias pustulosa
 
 
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