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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Publication Information

Mörch, O.A.L. 1853. Acephala. Annulata Cirripedia. Echinodermata. Catalogus Conchyliorum Quae Reliquit D. Alphonso D’Aguirra & Gadnea Comes de Yoldi... 2: 74 pp.
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Species Described
Anodonta anatina monstrosa Brot, 1867.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 48 [as ‘A. monstrosa’] [nomen nudum].
Brot, 1867, Assoc. Zool. Léman Ann.: [42,] pl. 7, fig. 2.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mytilus anatinus Linnaeus, 1758)
= Anodonta cygnea
 
Anodonta cygnea lingua Mörch, 1863.
‘Yoldi’ Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 48 [as ‘A. lingua’] [nomen nudum].
‘(Yoldi)’ Mörch, 1863, Vidensk. Medd. Naturhist. Foren. Kjöben.: 83.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758)
= Anodonta cygnea
 
Diplodon parallelepipedum Mörch, 1853.
‘Lea’ Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 47.
(error for Unio parallelopipedon Lea, 1834)
= Diplodon parallelopipedon
 
Mytilus cellensis Menke, 1828.
‘Gmelin’ Of Authors.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 63.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106.
Küster, 1839, Conchyl. Cab.: 16.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 48.
Drouët, 1881, Unionidae Russie: 22.
Bourguignat, 1882, Natural. Sicil.: 20 [1].
Westerlund, 1890, Fauna Paläarct. Binnenconch.: 211.
Zhadin, 1938, Faune USSR Mollusques: 119.
Modell, 1945, Jena. Z. Med. Naturw.: 81.
(error for Mytilus zellensis Gmelin, 1791)
= Anodonta cygnea
 
Pleiodon macmurtrei Conrad, 1834.
‘Conrad’ Of Authors.
Conrad, 1834, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 180.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 225.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 49.
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH: 443.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich: 601.
Mandahl-Barth, 1988, Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 57.
Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 151.
(incorrect original spelling of Pleiodon macmurtriei Conrad, 1834)
= Pleiodon ovatus
 
Unio carolinensis Mörch, 1853.
‘Bosc’ Of Authors.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 46.
Campbell & Lydeard, 2012, Amer. Malac. Bull.: 33.
(error for Unio caroliniana Bosc, 1801)
= Uniomerus carolinianus
 
Unio metanever Lea, 1829.
‘Rafinesque’ Of Authors.
Lea, 1829, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 418.
Jay, 1835, Cat. Rec. Shells: 17.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 179.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg.: 48.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 252.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 44.
(reference to Obliquaria metanevra Rafinesque, 1820)
= Theliderma metanevra
 
Unio suborbiculatus Conrad, 1836.
‘Hildreth’ Of Authors.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae: 35.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 46.
(error for Unio orbiculatus Hildreth, 1828)
= Obovaria subrotunda
 
Unio (Obovaria) orbicularis Mörch, 1853.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 44 [nomen nudum].

 
Unio (Scalenaria) scalenarius Mörch, 1853.
‘Raf.’ Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 44.
(error for Obliquaria scalenia Rafinesque, 1820)
= Pleurobema clava
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Aetheria [sic] semilunata (Lam.). — Mörch (1853: 49).
Anodonta anatina (L.). — Mörch (1853: 48).
Anodonta cellensis [sic] (Gm.). — Mörch (1853: 48).
Anodonta monstrosa. — Mörch (1853: 48).
Anodonta piscinalis Nilsson. — Mörch (1853: 48).
Anodonta (Patularia) exotica Lam. — Mörch (1853: 48).
Anodonta (Patularia) latomarginata Lea. — Mörch (1853: 48).
Castalia cordata Humph. — Mörch (1853: 43).
Mutela dubia (Gm.). — Mörch (1853: 48).
Mutela (Pliodon) ovata (Sws.). — Mörch (1853: 49).
Mutela (Spatha) chaiziana (Rang). — Mörch (1853: 49).
Mutela (Spatha) rubens (Lam.). — Mörch (1853: 49).
Triquetra corrugata (Lam.). — Mörch (1853: 43).
Triquetra obliqua (Sch.). — Mörch (1853: 43).
Unio (Alasmodonta (s.s.)) marginatus (Say). — Mörch (1853: 48).
Unio (Alasmodonta Strophitus) undulatus Say. — Mörch (1853: 48).
Unio (Anodontina) [sic] cataracta (Say). — Mörch (1853: 48).
Unio (Anodontina) [sic] undulatus (Say). — Mörch (1853: 48).
Unio (Baphia) margaritifera (L.). — Mörch (1853: 48).
Unio (Complanaria) complanata (Barnes). — Mörch (1853: 45).
Unio (Crenodonta) plicatus Say. — Mörch (1853: 45).
Unio (Cyprogenia) stegaria (Raf.). — Mörch (1853: 44).
Unio (Diplodon) parallelepipedum [sic] Lea. — Mörch (1853: 47).
Unio (Dysnomia) gibbosus (Raf.). — Mörch (1853: 45).
Unio (Elliptio) abruptus Say. — Mörch (1853: 46).
Unio (Elliptio) carolinensis [sic] Bosc. — Mörch (1853: 46).
Unio (Elliptio) dilatatus Raf. — Mörch (1853: 46).
Unio (Elliptio) fasciolaris (Raf.). — Mörch (1853: 46).
Unio (Elliptio) lanceolatus Lea. — Mörch (1853: 46).
Unio (Elliptio) ligamentinus Lam. — Mörch (1853: 46).
Unio (Elliptio) maculatus Conrad. — Mörch (1853: 46).
Unio (Elliptio) nasutus Say. — Mörch (1853: 46).
Unio (Elliptio) niger Raf. — Mörch (1853: 46).
Unio (Elliptio) purpureus Say. — Mörch (1853: 46).
Unio (Elliptio) teres Raf. — Mörch (1853: 46).
Unio (Hyridella) australis Lam. — Mörch (1853: 47).
Unio (Lampsilis) cariosus Say. — Mörch (1853: 45).
Unio (Lampsilis) ochraceus Say. — Mörch (1853: 45).
Unio (Lampsilis) ovatus Say. — Mörch (1853: 45).
Unio (Lampsilis) siliquoideus Barnes. — Mörch (1853: 46).
Unio (Lampsilis) virginianus Lam. — Mörch (1853: 45).
Unio (Metaptera) latissimus Raf. — Mörch (1853: 45).
Unio (Metaptera) megapterus (Raf.). — Mörch (1853: 45).
Unio (Mysca) pictorum (L.). — Mörch (1853: 47).
Unio (Mysca) tumidus Retz. — Mörch (1853: 47).
Unio (Naïa) aegyptiacus Caillaud [sic]. — Mörch (1853: 48).
Unio (Naïa) corrugatus (Müll.). — Mörch (1853: 47).
Unio (Naïa) spurius (Gm.). — Mörch (1853: 47).
Unio (Naïa) testudinarius Spgl. — Mörch (1853: 47).
Unio (Niæa) araucanus Philippi. — Mörch (1853: 47).
Unio (Niæa) auratus Sws. — Mörch (1853: 47).
Unio (Niæa) chilensis Gray. — Mörch (1853: 47).
Unio (Niæa) multistriatus Lea. — Mörch (1853: 47).
Unio (Niæa) niloticus Caillaud [sic]. — Mörch (1853: 47).
Unio (Obovaria) circulus Lea. — Mörch (1853: 44).
Unio (Obovaria) coccineus Hildr. apud Lea. — Mörch (1853: 44).
Unio (Obovaria) mytiloides (Raf.). — Mörch (1853: 44).
Unio (Obovaria) rotundatus Lam. — Mörch (1853: 44).
Unio (Obovaria) torsus (Raf.). — Mörch (1853: 44).
Unio (Obovaria) “orbicularis”. — Mörch (1853: 44).
Unio (Orthonymus) cylindricus Say. — Mörch (1853: 44).
Unio (Potamida) [sic] crassus Retz. — Mörch (1853: 47).
Unio (Potamida) [sic] fellmanni Dh. — Mörch (1853: 47).
Unio (Potamida) [sic] littoralis Lam. — Mörch (1853: 47).
Unio (Potamida) [sic] reniformis Schmidt. — Mörch (1853: 47).
Unio (Quadrula) asper Lea. — Mörch (1853: 44).
Unio (Quadrula) metanever [sic] (Raf.). — Mörch (1853: 44).
Unio (Quadrula) nodosus Barnes. — Mörch (1853: 44).
Unio (Quadrula) pustulosus Lea. — Mörch (1853: 44).
Unio (Quadrula) turgidus Lea. — Mörch (1853: 44).
Unio (Rhipidodonta) paranensis var. Lea. — Mörch (1853: 47).
Unio (Rotundaria) cælatus Conrad. — Mörch (1853: 45).
Unio (Scalenaria) scalenarius [sic] (Raf.). — Mörch (1853: 44).
Unio (Tritogenia) [sic] verrucosus (Raf.). — Mörch (1853: 44).
Unio (Truncilla) triqueter (Raf.). — Mörch (1853: 43).
 
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