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Publication Information

Agassiz, L. 1852. Ueber die Gattungen unter den Nord Amerikanischen Najaden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 18(1): 41-52.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Alasmodonta truncata Lea, 1836.
‘Say, in lit.’ Of Authors.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 44.
Lea, 1838, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 135.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg.: 46.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 262.
(intro'd as syn of Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1818)
= Alasmidonta marginata
 
Anodonta ohioensis Agassiz, 1852.
‘Rafinesque’ Of Authors.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg.: 46.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 648.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 437.
Oesch, 1984, Missouri Naiades: 183 [as ‘Potamilus’].
(error for Anodonta ohiensis Rafinesque, 1820)
= Potamilus ohiensis
 
Complanaria hempelii Agassiz, 1852.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg.: 49.
(error for Unio hembeli Conrad, 1838)
= Margaritifera hembeli
 
Complanaria trapezius Agassiz, 1852.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg.: 49.
(error for Unio trapezoides Lea, 1831)
= Plectomerus dombeyanus
 
Eurynia ficheriana Agassiz, 1852.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg.: 45.
(error for Unio fisherianus Lea, 1838)
= Elliptio fisheriana
 
Lampsilis dolabriformis Agassiz, 1852.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg.: 44.
(error for Unio dolabraeformis Lea, 1838)
= Lampsilis dolabraeformis
 
Lampsilis nashvillensis Agassiz, 1852.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg.: 44.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 45.
Ortmann, 1924, Amer. Midl. Nat.: 32.
(error for Unio nashvillianus Lea, 1834)
= Sagittunio subrostrata
 
Margaritana curreyana Lea, 1842.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: pl. 18, fig. 40.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 42.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg.: 47.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 263.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll.: 499.
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon.: pl. 63, sp. 319.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 68.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 661.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 474.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 21.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich: 395.
(error for Margaritana curreyiana Lea, 1840)
= Pegias fabula
 
Unio metanever Lea, 1829.
‘Rafinesque’ Of Authors.
Lea, 1829, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 418.
Jay, 1835, Cat. Rec. Shells: 17.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 179.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg.: 48.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 44.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 252.
(reference to Obliquaria metanevra Rafinesque, 1820)
= Theliderma metanevra
 
Unio nervosa Conrad, 1834.
‘Rafinesque’ Of Authors.
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 70.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch.: ??.
Lapham, 1852, Trans. WI Agri. Soc.: 369.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg.: 48.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 252.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio nervosa Rafinesque, 1820)
= Truncilla donaciformis
 
Unio sowerbyanus Küster, 1852.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Küster, 1852, Conchyl. Cab.: 62.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg.: 43.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon.: pl. 14, sp. 58.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 520.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 17.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 94.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich: 483.
Burch, 1975, Freshw. Unio. North Amer.: 173.
R.I. Johnson, 1978, Bull. MCZ: 280.
Parmalee & Bogan, 1998, The Freshwater Mussels of Tennessee: 91.
(error for Unio sowerbianus Lea, 1834)
= Epioblasma haysiana
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Alasmodonta [sic] marginata Say. — Agassiz (1852: 46).
Alasmodonta [sic] raveneliana Lea. — Agassiz (1852: 46).
Alasmodonta [sic] truncata Say. — Agassiz (1852: 46).
cf. Alasmodonta [sic] undulata Say. — Agassiz (1852: 46).
cf. Alasmodonta [sic] undulata Say. — Agassiz (1852: 46).
Canthyria spinosus (Lea). — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Complanaria atrocostatus. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Complanaria atromarginatus. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Complanaria boykinianus. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Complanaria complanata (Barnes). — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Complanaria compressa (Lea). — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Complanaria confragosus. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Complanaria costata. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Complanaria costata. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Complanaria hempelii [sic]. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Complanaria heros. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Complanaria plicatus. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Complanaria rugosa. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Complanaria subtentus. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Complanaria trapezius [sic]. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Cyprogenia dromas (Lea). — Agassiz (1852: 48).
Cyprogenia stegaria (Raf.). — Agassiz (1852: 48).
Dysnomia capsaeformis. — Agassiz (1852: 43).
Dysnomia flexuosa. — Agassiz (1852: 43).
Dysnomia gibbosa. — Agassiz (1852: 43).
Eurynia angustata. — Agassiz (1852: 45).
Eurynia ficheriana [sic]. — Agassiz (1852: 45).
Eurynia jayensis. — Agassiz (1852: 45).
Eurynia lanceolata. — Agassiz (1852: 45).
Eurynia nasuta (Say) nicht Lmk. — Agassiz (1852: 45).
Eurynia producta. — Agassiz (1852: 45).
Eurynia recta (Lmk.). — Agassiz (1852: 45).
Eurynia shepardiana. — Agassiz (1852: 45).
Eurynia vaughaniana. — Agassiz (1852: 45).
Hemilastena [sic] ambigua Agass. — Agassiz (1852: 50).
Hemilastena [sic] lata Rafinesque. — Agassiz (1852: 50).
Lampsilis ater. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Lampsilis cardium. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Lampsilis cariosus. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Lampsilis constrictus. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Lampsilis dolabriformis [sic]. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Lampsilis fasciola Raf. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Lampsilis glans. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Lampsilis hydianus. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Lampsilis mississippiensis. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Lampsilis nashvillensis [sic]. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Lampsilis ochraceus. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Lampsilis orbiculatus. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Lampsilis ovatus. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Lampsilis parvus. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Lampsilis radiata. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Lampsilis siliquoideus. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Lampsilis subrostratus. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Lampsilis ventricosus. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Margaritana arcuata (Barnes). — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Margaritana monodonta (Say). — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Metaptera alata. — Agassiz (1852: 46).
Metaptera fragilis. — Agassiz (1852: 46).
Metaptera gracilis. — Agassiz (1852: 46).
Metaptera inflata. — Agassiz (1852: 46).
Metaptera leptodon. — Agassiz (1852: 46).
Metaptera ohioensis [sic]. — Agassiz (1852: 46).
Metaptera poulsoni. — Agassiz (1852: 46).
Micromya curreyana [sic] Ag. — Agassiz (1852: 47).
Micromya fabula Ag. — Agassiz (1852: 47).
Micromya lapillus. — Agassiz (1852: 47).
Obovaria circulus. — Agassiz (1852: 46).
Obovaria olivarius. — Agassiz (1852: 46).
Obovaria subrotundus. — Agassiz (1852: 46).
Obovaria torsus Raf. — Agassiz (1852: 46).
Orthonymus cylindricus (Say). — Agassiz (1852: 48).
Plagiola lineolata. — Agassiz (1852: 48).
Plagiola nervosa. — Agassiz (1852: 48).
Plagiola truncata. — Agassiz (1852: 48).
Pleurobema clava (Lmk.). — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Pleurobema flavus. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Pleurobema mytiloides. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Pleurobema obovalis. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Pleurobema politus. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Pleurobema ruber. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Pleurobema rubiginosus. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Pleurobema undatus. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Quadrula bullatus. — Agassiz (1852: 48).
Quadrula cornutus. — Agassiz (1852: 52).
Quadrula cyphius [sic]. — Agassiz (1852: 48).
Quadrula fragosus. — Agassiz (1852: 48).
Quadrula metanever [sic]. — Agassiz (1852: 48).
Quadrula nodosus. — Agassiz (1852: 48).
Quadrula nodulatus. — Agassiz (1852: 48).
Quadrula reflexus. — Agassiz (1852: 48).
Quadrula rugosus. — Agassiz (1852: 48).
Rotundaria tuberculata (Raf.). — Agassiz (1852: 48).
Scalenaria haysiana. — Agassiz (1852: 43).
Scalenaria obliquata (Raf.). — Agassiz (1852: 43).
Scalenaria personata. — Agassiz (1852: 43).
Tritogonia pustulata (Swainson). — Agassiz (1852: 52).
Tritogonia verrucosa (Raf.). — Agassiz (1852: 48).
Truncilla arcaeformis (Lea). — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Truncilla interrupta Say, Conrad. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Truncilla triquetra Raf. — Agassiz (1852: 44).
Unio complanata Sol. — Agassiz (1852: 50).
Unio fasciolaris Raf. — Agassiz (1852: 50).
Unio mucronatus Barnes. — Agassiz (1852: 50).
Unio nasutus Lmk. — Agassiz (1852: 50).
Unio niger Raf. — Agassiz (1852: 50).
Uniopsis calceolus (Lea). — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Uniopsis edentula (Say). — Agassiz (1852: 49).
Uniopsis radiata (Lea) [sic]. — Agassiz (1852: 49).
 
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