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

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Publication Information

Küster, H.C. 1855. 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): 121-136, pls. 33-40.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Unio capigliolo Küster, 1855.
‘Payraudeau’ Of Authors.
Küster, 1855, Conchyl. Cab.: 125, pl. 34, figs. 5-6 [in part].
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon.: pl. 75, sp. 392.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio capigliolo Payraudeau, 1826)
= Unio crassus
 
Unio gangraenosus Küster, 1855.
‘Ziegler’ Of Authors.
Küster, 1855, Conchyl. Cab.: 124.
Westerlund, 1890, Fauna Paläarct. Binnenconch.: 81.
Haas, 1940, Zool. Ser. Field Mus. Nat. Hist.: 130.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich: 46.
(error for Unio gangrenosus J.F. Schmidt, 1840)
= Unio crassus
 
Unio heros Küster, 1855.
‘Say’ Küster, 1855, Conchyl. Cab.: 136, pl. 40, figs. 1-2.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio heros Say, 1829)
= Amblema plicata
 
Unio lessoni Küster, 1855.
‘Lamarck’ Lesson, 1830, Voy. Coquille: 427, pl. 15, figs. 5-5a.
Küster, 1855, Conchyl. Cab.: 135, pl. 36, fig. 4.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85723, N Holland [Nepean River, New South Wales, Australia].
= Hyridella australis
 
Unio litoralis Menke, 1828.
‘Lamarck’ Of Authors.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 64.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 107.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 32.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 282.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 34.
Rossmässler, 1854, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 37.
Küster, 1855, Conchyl. Cab.: 128.
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon.: pl. 22, sp. 98.
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon.: pl. 86, sp. 461.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 54.
Westerlund, 1890, Fauna Paläarct. Binnenconch.: 52.
(error for Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798)
= Potomida littoralis
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Unio auratus Sowerby. — Küster (1855: 134).
Unio batavus Lamarck. — Küster (1855: 121).
Unio capigliolo Payraudeau. — Küster (1855: 125).
Unio gangraenosus [sic] Ziegler. — Küster (1855: 124).
Unio heros Say. — Küster (1855: 136).
Unio lessoni Küster. — Küster (1855: 135).
Unio litoralis [sic] Lamarck. — Küster (1855: 128).
Unio margaritifer Linné. — Küster (1855: 130).
Unio multidentatus Parreiss. — Küster (1855: 136).
Unio requienii Michaud. — Küster (1855: 126).
Unio sinuatus Lamarck. — Küster (1855: 129).
Unio teretiusculus Philippi. — Küster (1855: 133).
 
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