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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Publication Information

Clessin. 1876. Genus Anodonta Cuv.. Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet von Martini und Chemnitz Fortgesetzt von Hofrath Dr. G. v. Schubert und Professor Dr. J.A. Wagner.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Anodonta gruneriana Clessin, 1876.
Clessin, 1876, Conchyl. Cab.: 172, pl. 56, figs. 3-4.
= Pletholophus tenuis
Anodonta idrina Clessin, 1876.
‘Spinella’ Clessin, 1876, Conchyl. Cab.: 167, pl. 55, figs. 1-2.
‘Spinelli’ Kobelt, 1876, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: pl. 120, fig. 1156.
(mis-ID'd reference to Anodonta idrina Spinelli, 1851)
= Anodonta anatina
Anodonta (Dipsas) spatiosa Clessin, 1876.
Clessin, 1876, Conchyl. Cab.: 173, pl. 57, fig. 2.
= Cristaria plicata
Craspedodonta smaragdina Anton, 1838.
Anton, 1838, Verz. Conchylien: 16, no. 592.
Clessin, 1876, Conchyl. Cab.: 93, pl. 27, fig. 2.
= Cristaria plicata
Iridina speckii Clessin, 1876.
‘Woodward’ Clessin, 1876, Conchyl. Cab.: 232, pl. 70, fig. 1.
(error for Iridina spekii Woodward, 1859)
= Pleiodon spekii
Margaritana connasaugensis Clessin, 1876.
‘Lea’ Clessin, 1876, Conchyl. Cab.: 269, pl. 81, figs. 7-8.
(error for Margaritana connasaugaensis Lea, 1858)
= Pseudodontoideus connasaugaensis
Mycetopus hupeanus Clessin, 1876.
Hupé, 1857, [in] Castelnau, Amim. Nouv. Rares d’Amer. Sud: 93, pl. 19, fig. 2 [as ‘Mycetopus pygmaeus’].
Clessin, 1876, Conchyl. Cab.: 206, pl. 66, fig. 5.
= Mycetopoda siliquosa
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