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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

Férussac, A. 1827. Naturgeschichte deutscher Land und Süsswasser-mollusken. — Histoire naturelle des Mollusques terrestres et fluviatiles de l’Allemagne. Bulletin des Sciences Naturelles et de Géologie 10: 413-417.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Unio (Alasmodonta) bonellii Férussac, 1827.
Férussac, 1827, Bull. Sci. Nat. et Géol.: 417.
(new name for Unio depressa C. Pfeiffer, 1825; renamed Alasmodonta compressa Menke, 1830)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE SMF_4467, A.d. Lijak, Isonzo-Gebiet b. Gorz.
= Microcondylaea bonellii
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodonta piscinalis Nilsson. — Férussac (1827: 417).
Anodonta ponderosa Pfeiffer. — Férussac (1827: 417).
Anodonta ventricosa Pfeiffer. — Férussac (1827: 417).
Unio elongatula Mûhlf. — Férussac (1827: 417).
Unio margaritifera Linn. Drap. — Férussac (1827: 417).
Unio rostrata Lam.?. — Férussac (1827: 417).
Unio sinuata Lam. — Férussac (1827: 417).
Unio tumida Nilsson. — Férussac (1827: 417).
Unio (Alasmodonta) bonellii. — Férussac (1827: 417).
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