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Publication Information

Bruguière. 1797. Tableau Encyclopédique et Méthodique des Trois Règnes de la Nature 2.
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Species Described
Anodon giganteus Spix & Wagner, 1827.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 205, fig. 1a-b [as Anodontites sp.].
Spix & Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 27, pl. 19, figs. 1-2.
Type(s): PARATYPE SMF_3815, Rio Solimoes, b. Ega, Brasilien.
= Anodontites trapesialis
 
Anodonta intermedia Lamarck, 1819.
Martini & Chemnitz, , Conchyl. Cab.: 186, pl. 86, fig. 763 [as ‘Mytilus anatinus’].
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 1, figs. 2-3.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 201, fig. 2 [as Anodontites sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 86, sp. 10.
Type(s): POSSIBLE SYNTYPE MNHN_MPL_0004, dans le Loir, près Châteaudun [in the Loir, near Châteaudun].
= Anodonta anatina
 
Anodonta patagonica Lamarck, 1819.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 203 [204], figs. 1a-b [as Anodontites sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 88, sp. 15.
= Anodontites patagonicus
 
Anodonta radiata Bory de St. Vincent, 1827.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 203 [204], fig. 4a-b [as Anodontites sp.].
‘Val.’ Bory de St. Vincent, 1827, Encycl. Méth.: 147.
(prim. homonym of Anodonta radiata Rafinesque, 1820)

 
Anodonta rubens Lamarck, 1819.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 201, figs. 1a-b [as Anodontites sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 85, sp. 6.
Type(s): UNKNOWN USNM_86780A, Nile ? Egypt ?.
= Chambardia rubens
 
Anodonta sinuosa Lamarck, 1819.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 203 [204], fig. 2a-b [as Anodontites sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 87, sp. 14.
Type(s): POSSIBLE SYNTYPE MNHN_MPL_0009.
= Anodontites trapesialis
 
Anodonta sulcata Lamarck, 1819.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 202, figs. 1a-b [as Anodontites sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 85, sp. 3.
= Anodonta cygnea
 
Anodonta trapesialis Lamarck, 1819.
Martini & Chemnitz, , Conchyl. Cab.: 185, pl. 86, fig. 762.
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 3, fig. 1.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 205, fig. 1a-b [as Anodontites sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 87, sp. 11.
= Anodontites trapesialis
 
Anodontites crispata Bruguière, 1792.
Bruguière, 1792, J. de Hist. Nat.: 135, pl. 8, figs. 6-7.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 203 [204], figs. 3a-b [as Anodontites sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 86, sp. 7.
Type(s): TYPE MNHN_MPL_0038, Cayenne ? “Habite... les régions australes? Du voyage de Baudin. Mus. n°. Mon cabinet.” ["Lives... the southern regions? The Baudin voyage. Mus. No.. My cabinet.
= Anodontites crispatus
 
Castalia (Naïa) picta Swainson, 1840.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 248, fig. 6.
‘Müller’ Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 78, var. b [as ‘Unio corrugata’] [in part].
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 379.
= Parreysia corrugata
 
Cyclas islandica Bruguière, 1797.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 301, fig. 1.
= Batissa violacea
 
Cyclas rivicola Lamarck, 1818.
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 159, fig. 14.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 302, figs. 5a-c.
‘Leach’ Lamarck, 1818, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 558.
= Sphaerium rivicola
 
Cyrena fuscata Lamarck, 1818.
Martini & Chemnitz, 1782, Conchyl. Cab.: 320, pl. 30, figs. 320-321.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 302, figs. 2a-c.
Lamarck, 1818, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 552’ [2nd page 552].
= Corbicula fluminea
 
Hyria corrugata Lamarck, 1819.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 247, figs. 2a-b [as Unio sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 82, sp. 2.
(renamed Hyria rugosa Bory de St. Vincent, 1827; renamed Mya angulata Wood, 1828)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MHNG_1086/79, Amèr. merid.
= Triplodon corrugatus
 
Iridina exotica Lamarck, 1819.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 204, figs. 1a-b [as Anodontites sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 89, sp. 1.
= Mutela dubia
 
Unio alatus Say, 1817.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 248, figs. 1a-b [as Unio sp.] ?.
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc.: [12,] pl. 4, fig. 2.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc.: [18,] pl. 4, fig. 2.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 52.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4349, N. Amerika.
= Potamilus alatus
 
Unio concentrica Bory de St. Vincent, 1827.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 249, fig. 3 [as Unio sp.].
‘Val.’ Bory de St. Vincent, 1827, Encycl. Méth.: 151.

 
Unio corrugata Bruguière, 1797.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 248, fig. 6.
‘Müller’ Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 78, var. b [in part].
(reference to Mya corrugata Müller, 1774)
= Parreysia corrugata
 
Unio crassus Say, 1817.
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 150, fig. 5.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 249, fig. 1 [as Unio sp.].
‘LeSueur’ Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc.: [11], pl. 1, fig. 8.
‘LeSueur’ Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc.: [16], pl. 1, fig. 8.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 49.
(prim. homonym of Unio crassus Retzius, 1788)
= Ortmanniana ligamentina
 
Unio granosa Bruguière, 1792.
Bruguière, 1792, J. de Hist. Nat.: 107, pl. 6, figs. 3-4.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 249, figs. 2a-b [as Unio sp.].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN-IM-2000-1710, Cayenne.
= Diplodon granosus
 
Unio lineata Bory de St. Vincent, 1827.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 248, fig. 5 [as Unio sp.].
‘Val.’ Bory de St. Vincent, 1827, Encycl. Méth.: 151.
= Lampsilis radiata
 
Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798.
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 2, fig. 3.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 248, fig. 2 [as Unio sp.].
Cuvier, 1798, Tab. Elem. Hist. Nat. Anim.: 425.
Lamarck, 1801, Sys. Anim. sans Vert.: 114.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 76, sp. 25.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MHNG_XXX, France, common in the Seine.
= Potomida littoralis
 
Unio marginalis Lamarck, 1819.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 247, figs. 1a-c [as Unio sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 79, sp. 41.
(renamed Unio typica Hanley & Theobald, 1876)
Type(s): POSSIBLE SYNTYPE MNHN_MPL_0031, Habite au Bengale, dans les rizières [sic]... La variété [b] vient de l’ile de Ceylon....Mon cabinet. [Lives in Bengal, in rice [sic]... The [b] variety comes from the island of Ceylon...My cabinet. ].
= Lamellidens marginalis
 
Unio mytiloides Bory de St. Vincent, 1827.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 249, fig. 4a-b [as Unio sp.].
‘Val.’ Bory de St. Vincent, 1827, Encycl. Méth.: 151.
= Unio crassus
 
Unio nodulosa Lamarck, 1819.
Martini & Chemnitz, 1788, Conchyl. Cab.: pl. 170, fig. 1650.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 248, fig. 9 [as Unio sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 78, sp. 35.
(new name for Mya nodosa Gmelin, 1791)
= Unio pictorum
 
Unio ovatus Say, 1817.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 248, fig. 5 [as Unio sp.].
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc.: [12,] pl. 2, fig. 7.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc.: [17,] pl. 2, fig. 7.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 50-51.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4338, N. Amerika.
= Lampsilis ovata
 
Unio peruviana Lamarck, 1819.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 248, fig. 7 [as Unio sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 71, sp. 4.
= Amblema plicata
 
Unio riparia Pfeiffer, 1821.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 249, fig. 4a-b [as Unio sp.].
Pfeiffer, 1821, Syst. Anord. Land Wasser. Moll.: 118, pl. 5, fig. 13.
Scholtz, 1843, Land- und Wassermoll. Schlesiens: 129 [nomen nudum].
= Unio crassus
 
Unio sinuata Lamarck, 1819.
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 149, fig. 3 [?] [pre-linnaean].
Knorr, 1757, Vergnügen: pl. 25, fig. 2 [pre-linnaean].
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 4, fig. 1.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 248, figs. 1a-b [as Unio sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 70, sp. 1.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MHNG_XXX, the Rhine, the Loire and other rivers of continental Europe.
= Pseudunio auricularia
 
 
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