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

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Publication Information

Schumacher. 1817. Essai. Nouv. Syst.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Cristaria tuberculata Schumacher, 1817.
Schumacher, 1817, Essai. Nouv. Syst.: 107, pl. 20, fig. 2.
= Cristaria plicata
 
Margaritana fluviatilis Schumacher, 1817.
Schumacher, 1816, Overs. Dansk. Vid. Selsk. Forhandl. Kjobehhaven: 7 [nomen nudum].
Schumacher, 1817, Essai. Nouv. Syst.: 124, pl. 10, fig. 4.
= Margaritifera margaritifera
 
Paxyodon ponderosus Schumacher, 1817.
Schumacher, 1816, Overs. Dansk. Vid. Selsk. Forhandl. Kjobehhaven: 7 [as ‘ponderosum’] [nomen nudum].
Schumacher, 1817, Essai. Nouv. Syst.: 46, 139, pl. 11, fig. 3.
= Prisodon syrmatophorus
 
Prisodon obliquus Schumacher, 1817.
Schumacher, 1816, Overs. Dansk. Vid. Selsk. Forhandl. Kjobehhaven: 7 [nomen nudum].
Schumacher, 1817, Essai. Nouv. Syst.: 139, pl. 11, fig. 2.
= Prisodon obliquus
 
Prisodon truncatus Schumacher, 1817.
Schumacher, 1817, Essai. Nouv. Syst.: 139.
= Castalia ambigua
 
Unio granosus Schumacher, 1817.
Schumacher, 1817, Essai. Nouv. Syst.: 138, pl. 11, fig. 1.
(prim. homonym of Unio granosa Bruguière, 1792)
= Potomida littoralis
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Cristaria tuberculata Schumacher, 1817. — Schumacher (1817: 107).
Margaritana fluviatilis Schumacher, 1817. — Schumacher (1817: 124).
Paxyodon ponderosus Schumacher, 1817. — Schumacher (1817: 140).
Prisodon obliquus (Schumacher, 1817). — Schumacher (1817: 139).
Prisodon truncatus (Schumacher, 1817). — Schumacher (1817: 139).
Unio granosus Schumacher, 1817. — Schumacher (1817: 138).
Unio tumidus Retzius, 1788. — Schumacher (1817: 138).
 
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