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

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Publication Information

Rossmässler, E.A. 1836. Iconographie der Land- und Süsswasser- Mollusken, mit vorzüglicher Berücksichtigung der europäischen noch nicht abgebildeten Arten 1 (4): 27 pp., pls. 16-20.
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Species Described
Anodonta cellensis Rossmässler, 1836.
‘Schröt.’ Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 22, pl. 19, fig. 280.
(error for Mytilus zellensis Gmelin, 1791)
= Anodonta cygnea
 
Anodonta complanata Rossmässler, 1836.
‘Ziegl.’ Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 24, pl. 20, fig. 283.
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: pl. 45, fig. 3.
(mis-ID'd reference to Anodonta complanata Rossmässler, 1835)
= Pseudanodonta middendorffi
 
Anodonta klettii Rossmässler, 1835.
Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 112.
Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 25.
= Pseudanodonta complanata
 
Anodonta rostrata Rossmässler, 1836.
‘Kokeil’ Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 25, pl. 20, fig. 284.
Rossmässler, 1842, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 12, pl. 54, fig. 737.
Type(s): TYPE SMF_5160, Norther See b. Hagenfurt.
= Anodonta anatina
 
Pseudanodonta rossmaessleri Bourguignat, 1880.
‘Ziegl.’ Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 24, pl. 20, fig. 283 [as ‘Anodonta complanata’].
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: pl. 45, fig. 3 [as ‘Anodonta complanata’].
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ.: 16, 38 [as ‘rossmässleri’].
Type(s): TYPE SMF_10659, Donau b. Wien.
= Pseudanodonta middendorffi
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodonta cellensis [sic] Schröt. — Rossmässler (1836: 22).
Anodonta complanata Ziegl. — Rossmässler (1836: 24).
Anodonta piscinalis Nilss. — Rossmässler (1836: 23).
Anodonta ponderosa Pfeiff. — Rossmässler (1836: 24).
Anodonta rostrata Kok. — Rossmässler (1836: 25).
 
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