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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. 1854. Iconographie der Land- und Süsswasser- Molluskenen Europa’s, mit vorzüglicher Berücksichtigung kritischer und noch nicht abgebildeten Arten 3 (1-2): 1-40, pls. 61-70.

Species Described
Unio cuneatus Rossmässler, 1854.
‘Jacq.’ Rossmässler, 1854, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 37, pl. 69, fig. 851.
(reference to Unio cuneatus Jacquemin, 1835)
= Potomida littoralis
 
Unio litoralis Menke, 1828.
‘Lamarck’ Of Authors.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 64.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 107.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 32.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 282.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 34.
Rossmässler, 1854, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 37.
Küster, 1855, Conchyl. Cab.: 128.
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon.: pl. 22, sp. 98.
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon.: pl. 86, sp. 461.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 54.
Westerlund, 1890, Fauna Paläarct. Binnenconch.: 52.
(error for Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798)
= Potomida littoralis
 
Unio sinuatus Rossmässler, 1836.
‘Lam.’ Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: pl. 13, fig. 195.
Rossmässler, 1854, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: pl. 70, fig. 853.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio sinuata Lamarck, 1819)
= Potomida littoralis
 
Unio valentinus Rossmässler, 1854.
Rossmässler, 1854, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 37, pl. 69, fig. 852.
= Unio mancus
 
Unio litoralis var. umbonatus Rossmässler, 1844.
Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 27, pl. 56, fig. 754.
Rossmässler, 1854, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 36, pl. 69, fig. 849.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798)
= Potomida littoralis
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Unio cuneatus Jacq. — Rossmässler (1854: 37).
Unio litoralis [sic] Lam. — Rossmässler (1854: 37).
Unio litoralis [sic] var. umbonatus. — Rossmässler (1854: 36).
Unio sinuatus Lam. — Rossmässler (1854: 38).
Unio valentinus Rossm. — Rossmässler (1854: 37).
 
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