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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. 1837. Iconographie der Land- und Süsswasser- Mollusken, mit vorzüglicher Berücksichtigung der europäischen noch nicht abgebildeten Arten 1 (5-6): 70 pp., pls. 21-30.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Anodonta cygnea Rossmässler, 1837.
‘L.’ Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 23, pl. 25, fig. 342.
‘Linné’ Küster, 1853, Conch. Cab. Anodonta: 58, pl. 15.
(reference to Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758)
= Anodonta cygnea
 
Anodonta pammegala Bourguignat, 1881.
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 1, fig. 1.
‘L.’ Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 23, pl. 25, fig. 342 [as ‘Anodonta cygnea’].
‘Linné’ Küster, 1853, Conch. Cab. Anodonta: 58, pl. 15 [as ‘Anodonta cygnea’].
Bourguignat, 1881, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ.: 107.
= Anodonta cygnea
 
Anodonta piscinalis var. testa Rossmässler, 1837.
Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 57, pl. 30, fig. 416.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Anodonta piscinalis Nilsson, 1823; renamed Anodonta dantessantyi Bourguignat, 1881)
= Anodonta anatina
 
Unio acutus Rossmässler, 1837.
Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 56, pl 29., fig. 413 [as ‘Unio an n. sp.?’] [nomen nudum].
= Unio crassus
 
Unio bandinii Rossmässler, 1837.
‘Küster’ Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 22, pl. 24, fig. 341.
= Unio mancus
 
Unio decurvatus Rossmässler, 1835.
Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 22, pl. 9, fig. 131.
Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 21, pl. 24, fig. 339.
= Unio crassus
 
Unio littoralis Rossmässler, 1837.
Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 21, pl. 24, fig. 340.
(reference to Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798)
= Potomida littoralis
 
Unio pictorum Rossmässler, 1837.
Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 55, pl. 29, fig. 409.
(reference to Mya pictorum Linnaeus, 1758)
= Unio pictorum
 
Unio platyrhynchus Rossmässler, 1835.
Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 22, pl. 9, fig. 130.
Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 20, pl. 24, fig. 338.
= Unio pictorum
 
Unio subdentatus Rossmässler, 1837.
‘Ziegl.’ Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: 22.
(intro'd as syn of Unio bandinii Rossmässler, 1837)
= Unio mancus
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodonta anatina L. — Rossmässler (1837: 57).
Anodonta cygnea. — Rossmässler (1837: 23).
Anodonta piscinalis var. testa. — Rossmässler (1837: 57).
Unio bandinii Küster. — Rossmässler (1837: 22).
Unio batavus ex emend. Nilss. — Rossmässler (1837: 56).
Unio crassus Retz. — Rossmässler (1837: 55).
Unio decurvatus Rossm. — Rossmässler (1837: 21).
Unio littoralis Lam. — Rossmässler (1837: 21).
Unio pictorum ex em. Nills. [sic]. — Rossmässler (1837: 55).
Unio platyrhynchus Rossm. — Rossmässler (1837: 20).
Unio rubens Mke. — Rossmässler (1837: 56).
Unio rugatus Mke. — Rossmässler (1837: 56).
 
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