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

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Publication Information

Griffith, E. & E. Pidgeon. 1833. The Mollusca and Radiata. [in] Griffith, E. (ed.). The Animal Kingdom arranged in conformity with its organization, by the Baron Cuvier, member of the institute of France, &c. &c. &c. 12: 61 pl.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Anodon georginae Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: pl. 19, fig. 3 [as ‘georginæ’].
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: 595 [as ‘georginæ’].
= Anodontites trigonus
 
Anodon susannae Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: pl. 24, fig. 1 [as ‘susannæ’].
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: 595 [as ‘susannæ].
= Anodontites trapesialis
 
Cyrena cyprinoides Gray, 1825.
Gray, 1825, Ann. Phil.: 136.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: pl. 31, fig. 5 [as ‘Villorita’].
Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: 601 [as ‘Villorita’].
= Villorita cyprinoides
 
Cyrena similis Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833.
Gray Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: pl. 20, fig. 2.
(mis-ID'd reference to Venus similis Wood, 1828)
= Corbicula fluminea
 
Unio childreni Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: pl. 20, fig. 1.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: 600.
= Diplodon chilensis
 
Unio douglasiae Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: pl. 21, fig. 2 [as ‘douglasiæ’].
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: 601 [as ‘douglasiæ’].
= Nodularia douglasiae
 
Unio grayii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833.
‘Lea’ Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: pl. 21, fig. 3.
= Lanceolaria grayii
 
Unio leaii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: pl. 21, fig. 1.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: 600.
= Lamprotula leaii
 
Unio magnificus Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833.
Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: pl. 24, fig. 2 [as ‘Unio tenuis’].
‘Lea’ Sowerby, 1867, Conch. Icon.: pl. 57, sp. 289.
(mis-ID'd reference to Symphynota magnifica Lea, 1834)
= Pletholophus tenuis
 
Unio smithii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: pl. 20, fig. 3.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: 600.
= Diplodon chilensis
 
Unio tenuis Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: pl. 24, fig. 2.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: 595 [as ‘Anodon tenuis’], 601.
= Pletholophus tenuis
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Villorita cyprinoides. — Griffith & Pidgeon (1833).
 
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