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Publication Information

Adams, C.B. 1847. Catalogue of the genera and species of Recent shells in the collection of C.B. Adams, A.M.. Catalogue of the Genera and Species of Recent shells in the collection of C.B. Adams, A.M.: 32 pp.
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Species Described
Anodonta decapitata C.B. Adams, 1847.
‘Küst.’ C.B. Adams, 1847, Cat. Gen. Sp. Adams: 14 [nomen nudum].

 
Anodonta limpida Clessin, 1874.
‘Parreyss’ C.B. Adams, 1847, Cat. Gen. Sp. Adams: 14 [nomen nudum].
‘Parreyss’ Brusina, 1866, Moll. Dalm.: 131 [nomen nudum].
Clessin, 1874, Conchyl. Cab.: 126, pl. 40, figs. 1-2.
= Anodonta anatina
 
Anodonta rossmaslaeri C.B. Adams, 1847.
‘Dupuy’ C.B. Adams, 1847, Cat. Gen. Sp. Adams: 14.
(error for Anodonta rossmassleriana Dupuy, 1843)
= Anodonta anatina
 
Cyclas calyculata C.B. Adams, 1842.
C.B. Adams, 1842, [in] Thompson, History of Vermont: ??.
C.B. Adams, 1847, Cat. Gen. Sp. Adams: 15.
(mis-ID'd reference to Cyclas calyculata Draparnaud, 1806; renamed Cyclas pellucida Stimpson, 1851)
= Sphaerium partumeium
 
Cyclas cornea C.B. Adams, 1847.
‘Linn.’ C.B. Adams, 1847, Cat. Gen. Sp. Adams: 15.
(mis-ID'd reference to Tellina cornea Linnaeus, 1758; renamed Cyclas tenuistriata Prime, 1852)
= Sphaerium striatinum
 
Pisidium altile Prime, 1852.
‘Anthony’ C.B. Adams, 1847, Cat. Gen. Sp. Adams: ?? [nomen nudum].
‘Anthony’ Prime, 1852, Boston J. Nat. Hist.: 353, pl. 11, figs. 10-12.
‘Anthony, in litt.’ Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll.: 65 [as ‘Cyclas altilis’] [nomen nudum].
= Pisidium compressum
 
Unio carynthiacus Lea, 1836.
‘Zeigler’ Of Authors.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 27.
Schlüter, 1838, Kurzgef. Syst. Verz. Conch. Samml.: 33.
J.F. Schmidt, 1840, Bull. Soc. Nat. Moscow: 435.
C.B. Adams, 1847, Cat. Gen. Sp. Adams: 14.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 30.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 47.
Schröder, 1885, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 229.
Servain, 1888, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 317.
Locard, 1889, Contr. Faune Malacol. Franc.: 141 [35].
Germain, 1904, Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Ouest France: 264.
Germain, 1931, Faune de France: 728.
(error for Unio carinthiacus Rossmässler, 1836)
= Unio crassus
 
Unio platyrhyncus C.B. Adams, 1847.
‘Rossm.’ C.B. Adams, 1847, Cat. Gen. Sp. Adams: 14.
(error for Unio platyrhynchus Rossmässler, 1835)
= Unio pictorum
 
Unio retzii C.B. Adams, 1847.
‘Küst.’ C.B. Adams, 1847, Cat. Gen. Sp. Adams: 14 [nomen nudum].
= Unio crassus
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Alasmodonta margaritifera Linn. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Alasmodonta sinuata Lk. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Anodonta anatina Linn. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Anodonta cellensis Pf. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Anodonta cygnea Linn. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Anodonta decapitata Küst. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Anodonta exulcerata Villa. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Anodonta intermedia Lk. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Anodonta limpida Parr. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Anodonta ponderosa Dres. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Anodonta rossmaslaeri [sic] Dup. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Cyclas amnica Turt. — C.B. Adams (1847: 15).
Cyclas appendiculata Leach. — C.B. Adams (1847: 15).
Cyclas calyculata Drap. — C.B. Adams (1847: 15).
Cyclas cornea Linn. — C.B. Adams (1847: 15).
Cyclas lacustris Müll. — C.B. Adams (1847: 15).
Cyclas rivicola Leach. — C.B. Adams (1847: 15).
Cyclas (Pisidium) acutum Pf. — C.B. Adams (1847: 15).
Cyclas (Pisidium) australe Pf. — C.B. Adams (1847: 15).
Cyclas (Pisidium) duplicatum Pf. — C.B. Adams (1847: 15).
Cyclas (Pisidium) fontinale Drap. — C.B. Adams (1847: 15).
Cyclas (Pisidium) pulchellum Jen. — C.B. Adams (1847: 15).
Unio amnicus Zgl. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Unio batavus Dilw. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Unio carynthiacus [sic] Zgl. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Unio decurvatus Rossm. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Unio gangrenosus Zgl. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Unio littoralis Lk. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Unio longirostris Zgl. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Unio pictorum Linn. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Unio pictorum var. rostrata Lk. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Unio platyrhyncus [sic] Rossm. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Unio requienii Mich. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Unio retzii Küst. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
Unio tumidus Nilss. — C.B. Adams (1847: 14).
 
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