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Publication Information

Küster, H.C. 1862. 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): 257-318, pls. 68, 87-100.
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Species Described
Lampsilis (Cyrtonaias) tampicoensis kusteriana Frierson, 1927.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 275, pl. 93, fig. 1 [as ‘Unio tampicoënsis’].
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 85, sp. 383d.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio tampicoensis Lea, 1838)
= Cyrtonaias tampicoensis
 
Margaritana correyana Küster, 1862.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 300.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml.: 173.
(error for Margaritana curreyiana Lea, 1840)
= Pegias fabula
 
Margaritana fragilis Küster, 1862.
‘Mousson’ Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 45 [nomen nudum].
‘Mousson’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 295, pl. 98, fig. 2.
= Monodontina vondembuschiana
 
Margaritana holstoniana Küster, 1862.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 302.
(error for Margaritana holstonia Lea, 1838)
= Lasmigona holstonia
 
Margaritana marginata Küster, 1862.
‘Say’ Of Authors.
Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 297, pl. 99, fig. 3.
Sowerby, 1866, Conch. Icon.: pl. 51, sp. 267.
(reference to Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1818)
= Alasmidonta marginata
 
Monocondylaea rhomboidea Küster, 1862.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 304, pl. 100, fig. 7.
(mis-ID'd reference to Monocondyloea rhomboidea Lea, 1859)
= Monodontina vondembuschiana
 
Unio bullatus Küster, 1862.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 311.
(error for Unio pullatus Lea, 1856)
= Elliptio pullata
 
Unio gabonensis Küster, 1862.
Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 291, pl. 97, fig. 7.
Type(s): TYPE UNKNOWN, Gabon in West Africa.
= Coelatura gabonensis
 
Unio kotschyi Küster, 1862.
Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 267, pl. 90, fig. 5.
= Unio bruguierianus
 
Unio modulatus Küster, 1862.
‘Raf.’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 311.
(error for Obliquaria nodulata Rafinesque, 1820)
= Cyclonaias nodulata
 
Unio murchinsonianus Küster, 1862.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 309.
(error for Unio murchisonianus Lea, 1834)
= Nodularia douglasiae
 
Unio orientalis Küster, 1862.
‘Parreis in sched.’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 267.
(intro'd as syn of Unio kotschyi Küster, 1862)
= Unio crassus
 
Unio parreissii Küster, 1862.
‘von dem Busch’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 268.
(error for Unio parreyssi Philippi, 1848)
= Coelatura aegyptiaca
 
Unio placidus Küster, 1862.
‘Lea Mss.’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 262, pl. 88, fig. 2.
= Pleurobema perovatum
 
Unio pumilio Küster, 1862.
‘Parreiss is sched.’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 268, pl. 90, fig. 7.
= Radiatula olivaria
 
Unio rugosus Küster, 1862.
‘Gmelin’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 290, pl. 97, fig. 5.
(reference to Mya rugosa Gmelin, 1791)
= Parreysia rugosa
 
Unio saccatus Küster, 1862.
‘Anthony’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 263, pl. 89, fig. 2.
(prim. homonym of Unio saccatus Rossmässler, 1859)
= Epioblasma florentina
 
Unio semiplicatus Küster, 1862.
Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 279, pl. 94, fig. 4.
= Medionidus acutissimus
 
Unio sennaariensis Küster, 1862.
Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 280, pl. 94, figs. 5-6.
= Coelatura aegyptiaca
 
Unio spathulatus Küster, 1862.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 261.
(error for Unio spatulatus Lea, 1845)
= Venustaconcha ellipsiformis
 
Unio tabascoensii Küster, 1862.
‘Charp.’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 309.
(error for Unio tabascoensis Küster, 1856)
= Nephronaias tabascoensis
 
Unio tampicoensis Küster, 1862.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 275, pl. 93, fig. 1 [as ‘tampicoënsis’].
(reference to Unio tampicoensis Lea, 1838)
= Cyrtonaias tampicoensis
 
Unio tavoiensis Küster, 1862.
‘Gould’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 309.
(error for Unio tavoyensis Gould, 1843)
= Parreysia tavoyensis
 
Unio turcicus Küster, 1862.
‘Parreiss in sched.’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab.: 267, pl. 90, figs. 3-4.
Type(s): SYNTYPES BMNH_47-5-28-1-2, Brussna.
= Unio bruguierianus
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Dipsas discoidea Lea. — Küster (1862: 306).
Margaritana ambigua Say. — Küster (1862: 300).
Margaritana arcuata Barnes. — Küster (1862: 293).
Margaritana bonellii Férussac. — Küster (1862: 296).
Margaritana calceola Lea. — Küster (1862: 299).
Margaritana correyana [sic] Lea. — Küster (1862: 300).
Margaritana deltoidea Lea. — Küster (1862: 299).
Margaritana fabula Lea. — Küster (1862: 301).
Margaritana fragilis Mousson. — Küster (1862: 295).
Margaritana holstoniana [sic] Lea. — Küster (1862: 302).
Margaritana margaritifera Linné. — Küster (1862: 293).
Margaritana marginata Say. — Küster (1862: 297).
Margaritana radiata Conrad. — Küster (1862: 302).
Margaritana raveneliana Lea. — Küster (1862: 297).
Margaritana triangulata Lea. — Küster (1862: 303).
Margaritana undulata Say. — Küster (1862: 298).
Margaritana von dem buschiana Lea. — Küster (1862: 295).
Margaritana zollingeri Mousson. — Küster (1862: 294).
Monocondylaea planulata Lea. — Küster (1862: 305).
Monocondylaea rhomboidea Lea. — Küster (1862: 304).
Plagiodon isocardioides Lea. — Küster (1862: 292).
Unio araucanus Philippi. — Küster (1862: 283).
Unio aztecorum Philippi. — Küster (1862: 284).
Unio bigbyensis Lea. — Küster (1862: 279).
Unio chilensis Gray. — Küster (1862: 282).
Unio corrugatus Müller. — Küster (1862: 289).
Unio cyrenoides Philippi. — Küster (1862: 285).
Unio dunkerianus Lea. — Küster (1862: 290).
Unio fatuus Lea. — Küster (1862: 287).
Unio flavus Rafinesque. — Küster (1862: 265).
Unio fulmineus Parreiss. — Küster (1862: 286).
Unio gabonensis Küster. — Küster (1862: 291).
Unio holstonensis Lea. — Küster (1862: 287).
Unio japanensis Lea. — Küster (1862: 277).
Unio jejunus Lea. — Küster (1862: 265).
Unio kotschyi Küster. — Küster (1862: 267).
Unio latus Rafinesque. — Küster (1862: 288).
Unio liebmanni Philippi. — Küster (1862: 281).
Unio lineatus Lea. — Küster (1862: 278).
Unio membranaceus Maton. — Küster (1862: 284).
Unio mexicanus Philippi. — Küster (1862: 285).
Unio molinae Philippi. — Küster (1862: 281).
Unio mytiloides Rafinesque. — Küster (1862: 265).
Unio obliquatus Rafinesque. — Küster (1862: 274).
Unio parreissii [sic] von dem Busch. — Küster (1862: 268).
Unio patulus Lea. — Küster (1862: 259).
Unio paulus Lea. — Küster (1862: 260).
Unio perovalis Conrad. — Küster (1862: 257).
Unio placidus Lea. — Küster (1862: 262).
Unio plenus Lea. — Küster (1862: 264).
Unio plumbeus Chemnitz. — Küster (1862: 289).
Unio psammoica d’Orbigny. — Küster (1862: 263).
Unio pullus Conrad. — Küster (1862: 270).
Unio pumilio Parreiss. — Küster (1862: 268).
Unio rangianus Lea. — Küster (1862: 257).
Unio ravenelianus Lea. — Küster (1862: 269).
Unio ridibundus Say. — Küster (1862: 276).
Unio rudus Lea. — Küster (1862: 261).
Unio rugosus Gmelin. — Küster (1862: 290).
Unio rutilans Lea. — Küster (1862: 258).
Unio saccatus Anthony. — Küster (1862: 263).
Unio schwerzenbachi Parreiss. — Küster (1862: 266).
Unio semiplicatus Küster. — Küster (1862: 279).
Unio sennaariensis Küster. — Küster (1862: 280).
Unio simus Lea. — Küster (1862: 262).
Unio sloatianus Lea. — Küster (1862: 286).
Unio solidus Lea. — Küster (1862: 258).
Unio spathulatus [sic] Lea. — Küster (1862: 261).
Unio subangulatus Lea. — Küster (1862: 278).
Unio subplanus Conrad. — Küster (1862: 272).
Unio subtrapezius Philippi. — Küster (1862: 283).
Unio taeniatus Conrad. — Küster (1862: 271).
Unio tampicoënsis Lea. — Küster (1862: 275).
Unio tappanianus Lea. — Küster (1862: 270).
Unio tetricus Lea. — Küster (1862: 276).
Unio trapezoides Lea. — Küster (1862: 274).
Unio turcicus Parreiss. — Küster (1862: 267).
Unio vanuxemensis Lea. — Küster (1862: 272).
Unio verrucosus Rafinesque. — Küster (1862: 273).
 
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