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Publication Information

Moquin-Tandon, A. 1855. Histoire Naturelle des Mollusques Terrestres et Fluviatiles de France, contenant des études générales sur leur anatomie et leur physiologie et la description particulière des genres, des espèces et des variétés 2: 646 pp.
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Species Described
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 rossmaesleriana Lea, 1852.
‘Dupuy’ Of Authors.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 48.
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 562.
(error for Anodonta rossmassleriana Dupuy, 1843)
= Anodonta anatina
 
Anodonta anatina crassiuscula Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
Drouët, 1852, Rev. Zool.: 5 [as ‘Anodonta anatina var III’].
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 558.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mytilus anatinus Linnaeus, 1758)
= Anodonta anatina
 
Anodonta complanata cristata Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 560.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Anodonta complanata Rossmässler, 1835)
= Pseudanodonta complanata
 
Anodonta variabilis crassula Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
Drouët, 1852, Rev. Zool.: 11, [as ‘Anodonta piscinalis var. I’].
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 561.
= Anodonta anatina
 
Anodonta variabilis rhomboïdalis Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 561.
= Anodonta anatina
 
Anodonta variabilis subcompressa Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
Drouët, 1852, Rev. Zool.: 11, [as ‘Anodonta piscinalis var. III’].
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 561.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Anodonta variabilis Draparnaud, 1801)
= Anodonta anatina
 
Anodonta variabilis subinflata Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
Drouët, 1852, Rev. Zool.: 11, [as ‘Anodonta piscinalis var. II’].
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 561.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Anodonta variabilis Draparnaud, 1801)
= Anodonta anatina
 
Cyclas ryckholtii var. mucronulatum Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 595, pl. 53, fig. 42.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Cyclas ryckholti Normand, 1844)
= Sphaerium lacustre
 
Dreissena polymorpha Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 598, pl. 54, figs. 15-16 [in part].
(reference to Mytulus polymorphus Pallas, 1771)
= Dreissena polymorpha
 
Pisidium hesnlowianum var. inappendiculatum Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 581, pl. 52, figs. 8-10.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Tellina henslowana Sheppard, 1825)
= Pisidium supinum
 
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
 
Unio ater Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
‘Nilss.’ Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 570.
(reference to Unio ater Nilsson, 1822)
= Unio crassus
 
Unio batavus Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 573.
(mis-ID'd reference to Mya batava Maton & Rackett, 1807)
= Potomida littoralis
 
Unio draparnaudi Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
‘Deshayes’ Of Authors.
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 569.
de Joannis, 1859, Ann. Soc. Linn. Maine-et-Loire: 283.
(error for Unio draparnaldii Deshayes, 1831)
= Potomida littoralis
 
Unio rhomboideus Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: 186, pl. 2, fig. 3 [as ‘Mya rhomboidea’] [non-binomial].
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 568, pl. 48, figs. 4-9; pl. 49, figs. 1-2.
= Potomida littoralis
 
Unio rivularis Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll.: fig. 414.
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 571.
(prim. homonym of Unio rivularis Conrad, 1853)
= Unio crassus
 
Unio batavus var. sarratinus Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
‘St. Germain, in litt.’ Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 571.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mya batava Maton & Rackett, 1807)
= Unio crassus
 
Unio moquinianus var. oblongus Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 573.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio moquinianus Dupuy, 1843)
= Unio mancus
 
Unio moquinianus var. subtriangularis Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
‘Dup.!, fig. 2’ Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 573.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio moquinianus Dupuy, 1843)
= Unio mancus
 
Unio pictorum var. flavescens Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 576.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mya pictorum Linnaeus, 1758; prim. homonym of Unio flavescens Lea, 1845)
= Unio pictorum
 
Unio pictorum var. milleti Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
Millet, 1813, Moll. Terr. Fluv. Maine et Loire: 74 [as ‘Unio pictorum’ var. c].
Millet, 1833, Tabl. Méth. Moll. Terr. Fluv. Maine-et-Loire: 29 [as ‘Unio pictorum’ var. c].
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 576.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mya pictorum Linnaeus, 1758)
= Unio pictorum
 
Unio pictorum var. radiatus Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
Millet, 1813, Moll. Terr. Fluv. Maine et Loire: 74 [as ‘Unio pictorum’ var b.].
Millet, 1833, Tabl. Méth. Moll. Terr. Fluv. Maine-et-Loire: 29 [as ‘Unio pictorum’ var. b].
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 576.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mya pictorum Linnaeus, 1758; prim. homonym of Unio radiata Rafinesque, 1820)
= Unio pictorum
 
Unio sinuatus compressus Moquin-Tandon, 1855.
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 567.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio sinuata Lamarck, 1819; prim. homonym of Unio compressus Sowerby, 1829)
= Pseudunio auricularia
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodonta anatina (Linn.). — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 558).
Anodonta anatina var. B crassiuscula Drouet. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 558).
Anodonta anatina var. C minima Millet. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 558).
Anodonta anatina var. D rayii Dup. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 558).
Anodonta anatina var. E coarctata Pot. et Mich. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 558).
Anodonta anatina var. F rostrata Dup. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 558).
Anodonta anatina var. G scaldiana Dup. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 559).
Anodonta anatina var. H. arelatensis Jacquem. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 559).
Anodonta avonensis (Mont.). — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 562).
Anodonta avonensis var. B elongata Garn. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 562).
Anodonta avonensis var. C rossmæssleriana [sic] Dup. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 562).
Anodonta avonensis var. D dupuyi Ray et Drouët. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 562).
Anodonta avonensis var. E compressa Garn. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 562).
Anodonta complanata Ziegl. in Rossm. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 560).
Anodonta complanata var. B gratelupeana Gass. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 560).
Anodonta complanata var. C cristata. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 560).
Anodonta complanata var. D normandi Dup. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 560).
Anodonta complanata var. E elongata Holandre. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 560).
Anodonta cygnea (Linn.). — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 557).
Anodonta cygnea var. B radiata (Müll.). — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 557).
Anodonta cygnea var. C ventricosa C. Pfeiff. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 557).
Anodonta cygnea var. D cellensis. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 557).
Anodonta cygnea var. E intermedia Lam. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 557).
Anodonta variabilis Drap. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 561).
Anodonta variabilis var. B subcompressa Drouët. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 561).
Anodonta variabilis var. C subinflata. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 561).
Anodonta variabilis var. D crassula. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 561).
Anodonta variabilis var. E rhomboïdalis. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 561).
Anodonta variabilis var. F milletii Ray et Drouët. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 561).
Anodonta variabilis var. G rostrata Kok., in Rossm. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 561).
Unio (Lymnium) ater Nilss. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 570).
Unio (Lymnium) batavus (Mat. et Rack.). — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 571).
Unio (Lymnium) batavus var. B rivularis Rossm. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 571).
Unio (Lymnium) batavus var. C ovatus Charp. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 571).
Unio (Lymnium) batavus var. D ovalis (Mont.). — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 571).
Unio (Lymnium) batavus var. E riparius C. Pfeiff. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 571).
Unio (Lymnium) batavus var. F mancus Lam. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 571).
Unio (Lymnium) batavus var. G sarratinus Saint-Germain. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 571).
Unio (Lymnium) batavus var. H squamosus Charp. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 572).
Unio (Lymnium) batavus var. I drouëtii Dup. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 572).
Unio (Lymnium) batavus var. J moulinsianus Dup. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 572).
Unio (Lymnium) batavus var. K arcuatus Jacquem. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 572).
Unio (Lymnium) batavus var. L nanus Lam. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 572).
Unio (Lymnium) batavus var. M sinuatus Charp. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 572).
Unio (Lymnium) batavus var. M sinuatus Charp. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 572).
Unio (Lymnium) batavus var. N reniformis Schm in Rossm. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 572).
Unio (Lymnium) capigliolo Payr. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 574).
Unio (Lymnium) crassus Philipss. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 570).
Unio (Lymnium) moquinianus Dup. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 573).
Unio (Lymnium) moquinianus var. B subtriangularis Dup. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 573).
Unio (Lymnium) moquinianus var. C oblongus. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 573).
Unio (Lymnium) pictorum (Linn.). — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 576).
Unio (Lymnium) pictorum var. B radiatus. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 576).
Unio (Lymnium) pictorum var. C flavescens. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 576).
Unio (Lymnium) pictorum var. D milleti. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 576).
Unio (Lymnium) pictorum var. E rostrata Lam. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 576).
Unio (Lymnium) pictorum var. F limosus Nilss. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 576).
Unio (Lymnium) pictorum var. G ponderosus Spitzi in Rossm. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 576).
Unio (Lymnium) pictorum var. H longirostris Ziegl. in Rossm. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 576).
Unio (Lymnium) pictorum var. I philippi Dup. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 576).
Unio (Lymnium) pictorum var. J curvirostris Normand ex Dup. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 576).
Unio (Lymnium) requienii Mich. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 574).
Unio (Lymnium) requienii var. B crassidens Rossm. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 574).
Unio (Lymnium) requienii var. C rousii Dup. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 574).
Unio (Lymnium) requienii var. D aleronii Comp. et Mass. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 574).
Unio (Lymnium) requienii var. E limaniæ Bouill. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 575).
Unio (Lymnium) requienii var. F ardusianus Reyn. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 575).
Unio (Lymnium) requienii var. G turtonii Payr. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 575).
Unio (Lymnium) requienii var. H platyrinchoideus Dup. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 575).
Unio (Lymnium) rhomboideus Schröt. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 568).
Unio (Lymnium) rhomboideus var. B. pianensis Farin. in Boub. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 568).
Unio (Lymnium) rhomboideus var. C barraudii Bonh. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 568).
Unio (Lymnium) rhomboideus var. D minor Rossm. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 569).
Unio (Lymnium) rhomboideus var. E cuneatus Jacquem. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 569).
Unio (Lymnium) rhomboideus var. F bigerrensis Mill. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 569).
Unio (Lymnium) rhomboideus var. G elongatus Dup. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 569).
Unio (Lymnium) rhomboideus var. H subtetragonus Mich. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 569).
Unio (Lymnium) rhomboideus var. I draparnaudi [sic] Desh. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 569).
Unio (Lymnium) sinuatus Lam. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 567).
Unio (Lymnium) sinuatus var. B compressus. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 567).
Unio (Lymnium) tumidus Philippss. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 577).
Unio (Lymnium) tumidus var. B michaudianus Des Moulins. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 577).
Unio (Lymnium) tumidus var. C arcuatus Bouch. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 577).
Unio (Margaritana) margaritifer (Linn.). — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 566).
Unio (Margaritana) margaritifer var. B roissyi Mich. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 566).
Unio (Margaritana) margaritifer var. C elongatus Lam. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 566).
Unio (Margaritana) margaritifer var. D minor Rossm. — Moquin-Tandon (1855: 566).
 
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