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

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Taxa known only as fossils are highlighted in gray. Those without representatives in fresh waters are highlighted in gold.

 

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Publication Information

Küster, H.C. 1853. Die Flussperlmuscheln (Unio et Hyria). Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet von Martini und Chemnitz Fortgesetzt von Hofrath Dr. G. v. Schubert und Professor Dr. J.A. Wagner 9(2): 65-88, pls. 15-24.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Unio anadontoides Küster, 1853.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1853, Conchyl. Cab.: 68.
(error for Unio anodontoides Lea, 1831)
= Lampsilis teres
 
Unio arca Küster, 1853.
‘Held in sched.’ Küster, 1853, Conchyl. Cab.: 79, pl. 20, figs. 1-2.
= Unio pictorum
 
Unio decollatus Küster, 1853.
‘Held in sched.’ Küster, 1853, Conchyl. Cab.: 79, pl. 20, fig. 3.
= Unio pictorum
 
Unio latirostris Küster, 1853.
Küster, 1853, Conchyl. Cab.: 86, pl. 22, figs. 5-6.
= Unio pictorum
 
Unio praeposterus Küster, 1853.
‘Held’ Küster, 1853, Conchyl. Cab.: 87, pl. 22, fig. 7.
= Unio pictorum
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Unio capax Green. — Küster (1853: 65).
Unio lacrymosus Lea. — Küster (1853: 70).
Unio lienosus Conrad. — Küster (1853: 67).
Unio limosus Nilsson. — Küster (1853: 80).
Unio nexus Say. — Küster (1853: 69).
Unio pictorum Lamarck. — Küster (1853: 88).
Unio platyrhynchus Rossmässler. — Küster (1853: 77).
Unio productus Conrad. — Küster (1853: 66).
Unio shepardianus Lea. — Küster (1853: 65).
Unio teres Rafinesque. — Küster (1853: 68).
Unio tumidus Retz. — Küster (1853: 71).
 
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