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

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Publication Information

Middendorff, A.Th.v. 1851. Wirbellose Thiere: Annulaten. Echinodermen. Insecten. Krebse. Mollusken. Parasiten. Reise in den Äussersten Norden und Osten Sibiriens, Zoologie 2(1): 163-508.

Species Described
Anodonta herculea Middendorff, 1848.
Middendorff, 1848, Bull. Phys.-Math. Acad. Sci. St. Pétersbourg: 303.
Middendorff, 1851, Reise Nord. Ost. Sibiriens: 278, pl. 21, fig. 5; 22, figs. 1-2; pl. 26, figs. 1-2.
= Cristaria plicata
 
Anodonta cellensis var. beringiana Middendorff, 1851.
Middendorff, 1851, Reise Nord. Ost. Sibiriens: 284, pl. 28, figs. 4-7; pl. 29, figs. 1-4.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Anodonta cellensis Pfeiffer, 1821)
= Sinanodonta beringiana
 
Cyclas calyculata var. compressa Middendorff, 1851.
Middendorff, 1851, Reise Nord. Ost. Sibiriens: 288, pl. 29, figs. 9-10.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Cyclas calyculata Draparnaud, 1806)
= Sphaerium lacustre
 
Cyclas calyculata var. inflata Middendorff, 1851.
Middendorff, 1851, Reise Nord. Ost. Sibiriens: 287.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Cyclas calyculata C.B. Adams, 1842)
= Sphaerium asiaticum
 
Unio middendorffi Westerlund, 1890.
Middendorff, 1851, Reise Nord. Ost. Sibiriens: 276-277, pl. 28, figs. 1-3 [as Unio pictorum var. longirostris].
Westerlund, 1890, Fauna Paläarct. Binnenconch.: 113.
= Nodularia douglasiae
 
Unio mongolicus Middendorff, 1851.
Middendorff, 1851, Reise Nord. Ost. Sibiriens: 277, pl. 27, figs. 7-8.
= Nodularia mongolica
 
Unio (Alasm.) complanatus Middendorff, 1851.
‘Solander’ Middendorff, 1851, Reise Nord. Ost. Sibiriens: 273, pl. 27, figs. 1-6.
(mis-ID'd reference to Mya complanata Dillwyn, 1817)
= Margaritifera middendorffi
 
Unio (Alasm.) dahuricus Middendorff, 1850.
Middendorff, 1850, Bull. Phys.-Math. Acad. Sci. St. Pétersbourg: ??.
Middendorff, 1851, Reise Nord. Ost. Sibiriens: 275, pl. 26, figs. 3-5.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ZISP_7A, Argun’ River at the place of its joining the Shylka River.
= Margaritifera dahurica
 
Unio pictorum var. longirostris Middendorff, 1851.
Middendorff, 1851, Reise Nord. Ost. Sibiriens: 276-277, pl. 28, figs. 1-3.
Schrenck, 1867, Reise Forsch. Amurlande: 696.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio longirostris Rossmässler, 1836)
= Nodularia douglasiae
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodonta anatina L. — Middendorff (1851: 283).
Anodonta cellensis var. beringiana Midd. — Middendorff (1851: 284).
Anodonta herculea Middendorff. — Middendorff (1851: 278).
Unio mongolicus Midd. — Middendorff (1851: 277).
Unio pictorum var. longirostris. — Middendorff (1851: 276).
Unio (Alasm.) complanatus Solander. — Middendorff (1851: 273).
Unio (Alasm.) dahuricus Middendorff, 1850. — Middendorff (1851: 275).
 
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