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

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Publication Information

Spengler. 1793. Naturhistoirie Selskabets Skrifter 3.

Species Described
Unio auricularius Spengler, 1793.
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 149, fig. 4 [pre-linnaean].
Spengler, 1793, Skr. Naturhist. Selsk.: 54, no. 21.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ZMUC_BIV-315 (selected by Falkner, 1994), Berlingen near Unterseen, Switzerland.
= Pseudunio auricularia
 
Unio conus Spengler, 1793.
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 146, fig. 1 [pre-linnaean].
Spengler, 1793, Skr. Naturhist. Selsk.: 60, no. 26.
= Unio tumidus
 
Unio delphinus Spengler, 1793.
Spengler, 1793, Skr. Naturhist. Selsk.: 63, no. 28.
= Unio delphinus
 
Unio gibbus Spengler, 1793.
Spengler, 1793, Skr. Naturhist. Selsk.: 64, no. 29.
= Unio gibbus
 
Unio musivus Spengler, 1793.
Spengler, 1793, Skr. Naturhist. Selsk.: 67, no. 32.
= Unio crassus
 
Unio radiatus Spengler, 1793.
‘O. Müller’ Spengler, 1793, Skr. Naturhist. Selsk.: 62, no. 27.
(reference to Mytilus radiatus Müller, 1774)
= Anodonta anatina
 
Unio testudinarius Spengler, 1793.
Spengler, 1793, Skr. Naturhist. Selsk.: 65, no. 30.
= Lamellidens marginalis
 
Unio truncatus Spengler, 1793.
Spengler, 1793, Skr. Naturhist. Selsk.: 65, no. 31.
= Lamellidens marginalis
 
Unio violaceus Spengler, 1793.
Spengler, 1793, Skr. Naturhist. Selsk.: 55, no. 22.
= Elliptio complanata
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Unio auricularius. — Spengler (1793: 54).
Unio conus. — Spengler (1793: 60).
Unio corrugatus Retz. — Spengler (1793: 68).
Unio crassus Retz. — Spengler (1793: 56).
Unio delphinus. — Spengler (1793: 63).
Unio gibbus. — Spengler (1793: 64).
Unio margaritiferus Linn. — Spengler (1793: 52).
Unio musivus. — Spengler (1793: 67).
Unio pictorum Linn. — Spengler (1793: 59).
Unio radiatus O. Müller. — Spengler (1793: 62).
Unio testudinarius. — Spengler (1793: 65).
Unio truncatus. — Spengler (1793: 66).
Unio tumidus Retz. — Spengler (1793: 57).
Unio violaceus. — Spengler (1793: 55).
 
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