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Publication Information

Küster, H.C. 1861. 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): 161-256, pl. 35, 46-86.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Diplodon (s.s.) aureus Simpson, 1900.
‘Swainson’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 161, pl. 46, fig. 3 [as ‘Unio auratus’].
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 883.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1268.
= Diplodon chilensis
 
Unio ambiguus Küster, 1861.
‘Lamarck’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 165, pl. 48, fig. 1.
(reference to Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819)
= Castalia ambigua
 
Unio anodontinus Küster, 1861.
‘Lamarck’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 240, pl. 80, fig. 5.
(reference to Unio anodontina Lamarck, 1819)
= Lamellidens marginalis
 
Unio auratus Küster, 1861.
‘Swainson’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 161, pl. 46, fig. 3.
(reference to Unio auratus Philippi, 1847)
= Diplodon chilensis
 
Unio australis Küster, 1861.
‘Lamarck’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 230, pl. 77, fig. 6.
(reference to Unio australis Lamarck, 1819)
= Hyridella australis
 
Unio baletonicus Küster, 1861.
‘Ziegler in litt.’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 231, pl. 78, fig. 1.
= Unio pictorum
 
Unio barrotti Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 189, pl. 59, fig. 6.
= Elliptio producta
 
Unio baykinianus Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 181.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml.: 145.
(error for Unio boykinianus Lea, 1840)
= Megalonaias nervosa
 
Unio bigorrensis Lea, 1852.
‘Millet’ Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 39.
‘Millet’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 230.
‘Millet’ Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 63.
‘Locard’ Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 692.
(error for Unio bigerrensis Millet, 1843)
= Potomida littoralis
 
Unio bucklei Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 177.
(error for Unio buckleyi Lea, 1843)
= Elliptio jayensis
 
Unio chiloensis Küster, 1861.
‘Philippi’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 161, pl. 35, fig. 6 [as ‘chiloënsis’].
= Diplodon chilensis
 
Unio coeruleus Lea, 1852.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 30 [as ‘cœruleus’].
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 228.
Tapparone Canefri, 1889, Ann. Mus. Storia Nat. Genova: 88.
Connolly, 1925, Rec. Albany Mus.: [5].
(error for Unio caeruleus Lea, 1831)
= Radiatula caerulea
 
Unio corrianus Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 229, pl. 77, fig. 5.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio corrianus Lea, 1834)
= Radiatula caerulea
 
Unio cuneolus Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 182, pl. 57, fig. 4.
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon.: pl. 23, sp. 107.
(reference to Unio cuneolus Lea, 1840)
= Fusconaia cuneolus
 
Unio delumbis Küster, 1861.
‘Conrad’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 207, pl. 69, fig. 1.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio delumbis Conrad, 1834)
= Villosa vibex
 
Unio ellipticus Küster, 1861.
‘Spix & Wagner’ Of Authors.
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 238, pl. 80, fig. 2.
‘Spix’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon.: pl. 74, sp. 382.
(reference to Unio ellipticus Spix & Wagner, 1827)
= Diplodon ellipticus
 
Unio eurhynchus Küster, 1861.
‘Bronn in lit.’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 237, pl. 79, fig. 5.
Type(s): SYNTYPE BMNH_1965217, Minas Geraes, Brasilia.
= Diplodon expansus
 
Unio exanthematicus Küster, 1861.
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 243, pl. 81, figs. 2.
= Pressidens exanthematicus
 
Unio fisherianus Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 205, pl. 68, fig. 6.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio fisherianus Lea, 1838)
= Sagittunio nasutus
 
Unio flavus Küster, 1861.
‘Benson’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 233.
(intro'd as syn of Unio merodabensis Küster, 1861)
= Parreysia corrugata
 
Unio gratiosus Küster, 1861.
‘Parreiss in sched.’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 239, pl. 80, fig. 3.
(prim. homonym of Unio gratiosus Philippi, 1843)
= Unio caffer
 
Unio hydianus Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 201, pl. 67, fig. 1 [in part].
(reference to Unio hydianus Lea, 1838)
= Lampsilis hydiana
 
Unio hydianus Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 201, pl. 67, fig. 1 [in part].
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio hydianus Lea, 1838)
= Lampsilis siliquoidea
 
Unio kleinianus Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 191, pl. 60, fig. 4.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio kleinianus Lea, 1852)
= Theliderma intermedia
 
Unio lugubris Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 234, pl. 79, fig. 1.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio lugubris Lea, 1838)
= Elliptio complanata
 
Unio maestus Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 226, pl. 76, fig. 5.
(error for Unio moestus Lea, 1841; mis-ID'd reference to Unio moestus Lea, 1841)
= Venustaconcha trabalis
 
Unio mederianus Küster, 1861.
‘Mousson’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 242, pl. 80, fig. 7.
= Contradens contradens
 
Unio menkeanus Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 245.
(error for Unio menkianus Lea, 1838)
= Cambarunio taeniatus
 
Unio merodabensis Küster, 1861.
‘von dem Busch in lit.’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 233, pl. 78, fig. 4.
= Parreysia corrugata
 
Unio mississippianus Küster, 1861.
‘Conrad’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 245.
(error for Unio mississippiensis Conrad, 1850)
= Sagittunio subrostrata
 
Unio mussolianus Küster, 1861.
‘Parreiss in sched.’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 244, pl. 82, fig. 1.
(renamed Unio mossulianus Kobelt, 1912)
= Unio tigridis
 
Unio nicklianus Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 218.
(error for Unio nicklinianus Lea, 1834)
= Megalonaias nickliniana
 
Unio nitidulus Küster, 1861.
‘Ziegler, in lit.’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 226, pl. 76, fig. 6.
= Diplodon wymanii
 
Unio nux Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 218, pl. 73, fig. 2.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio nux Lea, 1852)
= Epioblasma turgidula
 
Unio panacoensis Küster, 1861.
‘von dem Busch’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 242, pl. 81, fig. 1.
(reference to Unio panacoensis Philippi, 1843)
= Disconaias panacoensis
 
Unio parallelepipedon Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 220.
Modell, 1950, Arch. Moll.: 141.
(error for Unio parallelopipedon Lea, 1834)
= Diplodon parallelopipedon
 
Unio philippianus Küster, 1861.
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 235, pl. 79, fig. 2.
(new name for Unio ambiguus Philippi, 1847)
= Velesunio ambiguus
 
Unio proximus Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 248, pl. 83, fig. 4.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio proximus Lea, 1852)
= Cambarunio simus
 
Unio purpuratus Küster, 1861.
‘Say’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 162.
(error for Unio purpuriatus Say, 1831)
= Disconaias purpuriata
 
Unio pussilus Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 197.
(error for Unio pusillus Lea, 1840)
= Elliptio congaraea
 
Unio reeveanus Küster, 1861.
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 247.
(error for Unio reeveianus Lea, 1852)
= Lampsilis reeveiana
 
Unio scyphius Küster, 1861.
‘Rafinesque’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 181.
(error for Obliquaria cyphya Rafinesque, 1820)
= Plethobasus cyphyus
 
Unio sparsus Küster, 1861.
‘Lea Mss.’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 252, pl. 85, fig. 2.
(prim. homonym of Unio sparsus Lea, 1841)
= Cyclonaias kleiniana
 
Unio stegarius Küster, 1861.
‘Rafinesque’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 211, pl. 70, fig. 3.
(mis-ID'd reference to Obovaria stegaria Rafinesque, 1820)
= Theliderma stapes
 
Unio subrostratus Küster, 1861.
‘Say’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 203, pl. 68, fig. 1.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio subrostratus Say, 1831)
= Cambarunio iris
 
Unio subrostratus Küster, 1861.
‘Say’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 203, pl. 67, fig. 3.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio subrostratus Say, 1831)
= Cambarunio iris
 
Unio unduliferus Küster, 1861.
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 162, pl. 46, fig. 4.
= Potomida littoralis
 
Unio (Lampsilis) discus var. connectens Martens, 1900.
‘von dem Busch’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 242, pl. 81, fig. 1 [as ‘Unio panacoensis’].
Sowerby, 1867, Conch. Icon.: pl. 55, sp. 281 [as ‘Unio mexicanus’].
Martens, 1900, Biol. Centr.-Amer., Moll.: 510.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio discus Lea, 1838)
= Disconaias panacoensis
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Unio aegyptiacus Caillaud. — Küster (1861: 243).
Unio ambiguus Lamarck. — Küster (1861: 165).
Unio angustatus Lea. — Küster (1861: 178).
Unio anodontinus Lamarck. — Küster (1861: 240).
Unio arctatus Conrad. — Küster (1861: 195).
Unio arctior Lea. — Küster (1861: 179).
Unio argenteus Lea. — Küster (1861: 188).
Unio argenteus Lea. — Küster (1861: 225).
Unio atromarginatus Lea. — Küster (1861: 250).
Unio auratus Swainson. — Küster (1861: 161).
Unio australis Lamarck. — Küster (1861: 230).
Unio baletonicus Ziegler. — Küster (1861: 231).
Unio barrotti Lea. — Küster (1861: 189).
Unio baykinianus [sic] Lea. — Küster (1861: 181).
Unio bengalensis Lea. — Küster (1861: 228).
Unio biangulatus Lea. — Küster (1861: 189).
Unio bigorrensis [sic] Millet. — Küster (1861: 230).
Unio bucklei [sic] Lea. — Küster (1861: 177).
Unio buddianus Lea. — Küster (1861: 249).
Unio bulloides Lea. — Küster (1861: 186).
Unio calceolus Lea. — Küster (1861: 187).
Unio caliginosus Lea. — Küster (1861: 180).
Unio cardium Rafinesque. — Küster (1861: 169).
Unio cariniferus Lamark [sic]. — Küster (1861: 176).
Unio chiloënsis Philippi. — Küster (1861: 161).
Unio cicatricosus Say. — Küster (1861: 185).
Unio coeruleus [sic] Lea. — Küster (1861: 228).
Unio collinus Conrad. — Küster (1861: 188).
Unio compressus Lea. — Küster (1861: 198).
Unio concestator Lea. — Küster (1861: 178).
Unio conradicus Lea. — Küster (1861: 179).
Unio cooperianus Lea. — Küster (1861: 183).
Unio corrianus Lea. — Küster (1861: 229).
Unio cucumoides Lea. — Küster (1861: 219).
Unio cuneolus Lea. — Küster (1861: 182).
Unio cylindricus Say. — Küster (1861: 194).
Unio delodontus Lamarck. — Küster (1861: 234).
Unio delumbis Conrad. — Küster (1861: 207).
Unio dolabelloides Lea. — Küster (1861: 214).
Unio dolabraeformis Lea. — Küster (1861: 170).
Unio dromas Lea. — Küster (1861: 172).
Unio edgarianus Lea. — Küster (1861: 213).
Unio ellipticus Wagner. — Küster (1861: 238).
Unio eurhynchus Bronn. — Küster (1861: 237).
Unio exanthematicus Küster. — Küster (1861: 243).
Unio fallax Lea. — Küster (1861: 206).
Unio fasciolaris Rafinesque. — Küster (1861: 172).
Unio fisherianus Lea. — Küster (1861: 205).
Unio flexuosus Rafinesque. — Küster (1861: 211).
Unio fluctiger Lea. — Küster (1861: 237).
Unio folliculatus Lea. — Küster (1861: 202).
Unio forbesianus Lea. — Küster (1861: 210).
Unio fragosus Conrad. — Küster (1861: 173).
Unio fraternus Lea. — Küster (1861: 201).
Unio fuscatus Lea. — Küster (1861: 203).
Unio graniferus Lea. — Küster (1861: 212).
Unio gratiosus Parreiss. — Küster (1861: 239).
Unio grayanus Lea. — Küster (1861: 167).
Unio griffithianus Lea. — Küster (1861: 208).
Unio haysianus Lea. — Küster (1861: 209).
Unio heterodon Lea. — Küster (1861: 192).
Unio hildrethianus Lea. — Küster (1861: 206).
Unio hippopoeus Lea. — Küster (1861: 251).
Unio hopetonensis Lea. — Küster (1861: 196).
Unio hyalinus Lea. — Küster (1861: 204).
Unio hydianus Lea. — Küster (1861: 201).
Unio incrassatus Lea. — Küster (1861: 192).
Unio infucatus Conrad. — Küster (1861: 176).
Unio intermedius Conrad. — Küster (1861: 213).
Unio interruptus Rafinesque. — Küster (1861: 182).
Unio javanus Lea. — Küster (1861: 236).
Unio kirtlandianus Lea. — Küster (1861: 168).
Unio kirtlandianus Lea. — Küster (1861: 214).
Unio kleinianus Lea. — Küster (1861: 191).
Unio lanceolatus Lea. — Küster (1861: 204).
Unio latecostatus Lea. — Küster (1861: 251).
Unio latiradiatus Conrad. — Küster (1861: 208).
Unio leai Gray. — Küster (1861: 232).
Unio lemovicincae Férussac. — Küster (1861: 232).
Unio leptodon Rafinesque. — Küster (1861: 197).
Unio lesueurianus Lea. — Küster (1861: 215).
Unio lineolatus Rafinesque. — Küster (1861: 171).
Unio lineolatus var. Rafinesque. — Küster (1861: 214).
Unio lugubris Lea. — Küster (1861: 234).
Unio maculatus Conrad. — Küster (1861: 216).
Unio maestus [sic] Lea. — Küster (1861: 226).
Unio marginalis Lamarck. — Küster (1861: 239).
Unio medellinus Lea. — Küster (1861: 162).
Unio mederianus Mousson. — Küster (1861: 242).
Unio menkeanus [sic] Lea. — Küster (1861: 245).
Unio merodabensis von dem Busch. — Küster (1861: 233).
Unio mississippianus [sic] Conrad. — Küster (1861: 245).
Unio monodontus Say. — Küster (1861: 221).
Unio murchisonianus Lea. — Küster (1861: 166).
Unio mussolianus Parreiss. — Küster (1861: 244).
Unio nashvillianus Lea. — Küster (1861: 224).
Unio nasutus Say. — Küster (1861: 223).
Unio neglectus Lea. — Küster (1861: 225).
Unio nervosus Rafinesque. — Küster (1861: 175).
Unio nicklianus [sic] Lea. — Küster (1861: 218).
Unio nitens Lea. — Küster (1861: 163).
Unio nitidulus Ziegler. — Küster (1861: 226).
Unio nodulatus Rafinesque. — Küster (1861: 254).
Unio novi-eboraci Lea. — Küster (1861: 221).
Unio nucleopsis Conrad. — Küster (1861: 217).
Unio nux Lea. — Küster (1861: 218).
Unio obesus Lea. — Küster (1861: 196).
Unio obliquus Lamarck. — Küster (1861: 215).
Unio obscurus Lea. — Küster (1861: 220).
Unio occidens Lea. — Küster (1861: 170).
Unio occultus Lea. — Küster (1861: 223).
Unio ochraceus Say. — Küster (1861: 163).
Unio ohiensis Rafinesque. — Küster (1861: 209).
Unio olivarius Lea. — Küster (1861: 244).
Unio orbiculatus Hildreth. — Küster (1861: 216).
Unio oriens Lea. — Küster (1861: 222).
Unio orientalis Lea. — Küster (1861: 241).
Unio osbeckii Philippi. — Küster (1861: 236).
Unio panacoensis von dem Busch. — Küster (1861: 242).
Unio parallelepipedon [sic] Lea. — Küster (1861: 220).
Unio paranensis Lea. — Küster (1861: 253).
Unio pernodosus Lea. — Küster (1861: 254).
Unio philippianus Küster. — Küster (1861: 235).
Unio pictus Lea. — Küster (1861: 249).
Unio pilaris Lea. — Küster (1861: 255).
Unio proximus Lea. — Küster (1861: 248).
Unio pulcher Lea. — Küster (1861: 193).
Unio pullatus Lea. — Küster (1861: 247).
Unio purpuratus Lamark [sic]. — Küster (1861: 185).
Unio pussilus [sic] Lea. — Küster (1861: 197).
Unio quadrulus Rafinesque. — Küster (1861: 184).
Unio reeveanus [sic] Lea. — Küster (1861: 247).
Unio rotundatus Lamarck. — Küster (1861: 256).
Unio rugosus Barnes. — Küster (1861: 200).
Unio sayi Warden. — Küster (1861: 246).
Unio scyphius [sic] Rafinesque. — Küster (1861: 181).
Unio semigranosus von dem Busch. — Küster (1861: 252).
Unio sparsus Lea. — Küster (1861: 252).
Unio spinosus Lea. — Küster (1861: 167).
Unio stegarius Rafinesque. — Küster (1861: 211).
Unio subrostratus Say. — Küster (1861: 203).
Unio subrotundus Rafinesque. — Küster (1861: 190).
Unio subrotundus var. Rafinesque. — Küster (1861: 211).
Unio subtentus Say. — Küster (1861: 164).
Unio tavoyensis Gould. — Küster (1861: 166).
Unio tigridis Bourguignat. — Küster (1861: 227).
Unio troostensis Lea. — Küster (1861: 193).
Unio truncatus Rafinesque. — Küster (1861: 174).
Unio unduliferus Küster. — Küster (1861: 162).
Unio (Complanaria) complanata Barnes. — Küster (1861: 199).
 
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