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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
(and other less consequential bivalves)

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Publication Information

Küster, H.C. 1854. 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): 89-120, pls. 25-33.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Unio brevirostris Küster, 1854.
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab.: 120, pl. 33, figs. 1-3.
= Unio crassus
 
Unio carneus Küster, 1854.
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab.: 103, pl. 28, figs. 1-2.
= Unio crassus
 
Unio concinnus Küster, 1854.
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab.: 93.
(intro'd as syn of Unio quinqueannulatus Küster, 1854)
= Unio pictorum
 
Unio crassus Küster, 1854.
‘Retz.’ Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab.: 113, pl. 31, fig. 5 [in part].
(reference to Unio crassus Retzius, 1788)
= Unio crassus
 
Unio heldii Küster, 1854.
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab.: 111, pl. 30, fig. 5-7.
= Unio crassus
 
Unio luxurians Küster, 1854.
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab.: 119, pl. 32, fig. 5.
= Unio crassus
 
Unio maltzani Küster, 1854.
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab.: 106, pl. 29, figs. 1-2.
= Unio pictorum
 
Unio nathusii Küster, 1854.
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab.: 92, pl. 25, figs. 1-2.
(intro'd as syn of Mya pictorum Linnaeus, 1758)
= Unio pictorum
 
Unio nessorhynchus Küster, 1854.
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab.: 116, pl. 31, fig. 6.
= Unio crassus
 
Unio pallens Küster, 1854.
‘Parreiss’ Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab.: 95, pl. 25, fig. 5; pl. 26, fig. 1.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio pallens Rossmässler, 1842)
= Unio pictorum
 
Unio petrovichii Küster, 1854.
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab.: 98, pl. 26, figs. 5-6; pl. 27, fig. 1.
= Unio elongatulus
 
Unio petterianus Küster, 1854.
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab.: 97, pl. 26, fig. 4.
= Unio elongatulus
 
Unio quinqueannulatus Küster, 1854.
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab.: 93, pl. 25, figs. 3-4.
= Unio pictorum
 
Unio viridiflavus Küster, 1854.
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab.: 96, pl. 26, figs. 2-3.
= Unio elongatulus
 
Unio pallens var. albina Küster, 1854.
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab.: 105, pl. 28, fig. 3.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio pallens Rossmässler, 1842)
= Unio pictorum
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Unio amnicus Ziegler. — Küster (1854: 99).
Unio aradae Philippi. — Küster (1854: 105).
Unio ater Nilsson. — Küster (1854: 114).
Unio brevirostris Küster. — Küster (1854: 120).
Unio carneus Küster. — Küster (1854: 103).
Unio crassus Retz. — Küster (1854: 113).
Unio decurvatus Rossmässler. — Küster (1854: 108).
Unio elongatulus Mühlfeld. — Küster (1854: 104).
Unio heldii Küster. — Küster (1854: 111).
Unio limosus var. Nilsson. — Küster (1854: 107).
Unio luxurians Küster. — Küster (1854: 119).
Unio maltzani Küster. — Küster (1854: 106).
Unio moquinianus Dupuy. — Küster (1854: 100).
Unio pallens Parreiss. — Küster (1854: 95).
Unio pallens var. albina. — Küster (1854: 105).
Unio petrovichii Küster. — Küster (1854: 98).
Unio petterianus Küster. — Küster (1854: 97).
Unio quinqueannulatus Küster. — Küster (1854: 93).
Unio reniformis J.F. Schmidt. — Küster (1854: 110).
Unio sandrii Villa. — Küster (1854: 101).
Unio viridiflavus Küster. — Küster (1854: 96).
 
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