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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Publication Information

Schröter, J.S. 1779. Die Geschichte der Flussconchylien : mit vorzüglicher Rücksicht auf diejenigen welche in den thüringischen Wassern leben: 434 pp., 11 pls.
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Species Described
Anodonta intermedia Lamarck, 1819.
Martini & Chemnitz, , Conchyl. Cab.: 186, pl. 86, fig. 763 [as ‘Mytilus anatinus’].
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 1, figs. 2-3.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 201, fig. 2 [as Anodontites sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 86, sp. 10.
Type(s): POSSIBLE SYNTYPE MNHN_MPL_0004, dans le Loir, près Châteaudun [in the Loir, near Châteaudun].
= Anodonta anatina
 
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 trapesialis Lamarck, 1819.
Martini & Chemnitz, , Conchyl. Cab.: 185, pl. 86, fig. 762.
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 3, fig. 1.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 205, fig. 1a-b [as Anodontites sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 87, sp. 11.
= Anodontites trapesialis
 
Mya arenaria Schröter, 1779.
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: 165, pl. 2, fig. 1.
(mis-ID'd reference to Mya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758)
= Anodonta cygnea
 
Mya batava Maton & Rackett, 1807.
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 3, figs. 2, 4-5.
Martini & Chemnitz, 1782, Conchyl. Cab.: 19, pl. 1, fig. 6.
Maton & Rackett, 1807, Trans. Linn. Soc. London: 37.
= Unio crassus
 
Mya margaritifera Gmelin, 1791.
Lister, 1678, Hist. Anim. Anglic.: 15, pl. 1, fig. 1 [pre-linnaean].
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 149, fig. 4 [pre-linnaean].
Klein, 1753, Tent. Method. Ostrac., etc.: pl. 10, fig. 47 [pre-linnaean].
Knorr, 1757, Vergnügen: pl. 25, fig. 2.
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 4, fig. 1.
Martini & Chemnitz, 1782, Conchyl. Cab.: 15, pl. 1, fig. 5.
Gmelin, 1791, Syst. Nat.: 3219, sp. 4.
(mis-ID'd reference to Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758)
= Pseudunio auricularia
 
Mya pictorum Gmelin, 1791.
Lister, 1678, Hist. Anim. Anglic.: pl. 2, fig. 30; [app.] pl. 1, fig. 4 [pre-linnaean].
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 146, fig. 1; pl. 147, figs. 2-3 [pre-linnaean].
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 2, fig. 2; pl. 3, figs. 2-5; pl. 4, fig. 6.
Martini & Chemnitz, 1782, Conchyl. Cab.: 19, pl. 1, fig. 6.
Gmelin, 1791, Syst. Nat.: 3218, sp. 3.
(mis-ID'd reference to Mya pictorum Linnaeus, 1758)
= Unio crassus
 
Mytilus cygneus Schröter, 1779.
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 3, fig. 1.
(mis-ID'd reference to Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758)
= Anodonta anatina
 
Mytilus maxima Schröter, 1779.
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: 159, pl. 1, fig. 1.
= Anodonta cygnea
 
Mytilus stagnalis Gmelin, 1791.
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 1, fig. 1.
Gmelin, 1791, Syst. Nat.: 3352, sp. 50.
= Anodonta cygnea
 
Mytilus zellensis Gmelin, 1791.
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 2, fig. 1.
Gmelin, 1791, Syst. Nat.: 3362, sp. 51.
(renamed Anodonta cellensis Pfeiffer, 1821)
= Anodonta cygnea
 
Tellina striata Schröter, 1779.
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: 193.
= Pisidium amnicum
 
Unio crassus Retzius, 1788.
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: 182, pl. 2, fig. 2 [Mya testa crassa].
Philipsson in Retzius, 1788, Diss. Nat.-Hist. Test. Gen.: 17.
= Unio crassus
 
Unio groenlandicus Schröter, 1779.
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: 181, pl. 9, fig. 1 [non-binomial].
Mörch, 1868, Amer. J. Conch.: 38.
= Lamellidens marginalis
 
Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798.
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 2, fig. 3.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 248, fig. 2 [as Unio sp.].
Cuvier, 1798, Tab. Elem. Hist. Nat. Anim.: 425.
Lamarck, 1801, Sys. Anim. sans Vert.: 114.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 76, sp. 25.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MHNG_XXX, France, common in the Seine.
= 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 sinuata Lamarck, 1819.
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 149, fig. 3 [?] [pre-linnaean].
Knorr, 1757, Vergnügen: pl. 25, fig. 2 [pre-linnaean].
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 4, fig. 1.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth.: pl. 248, figs. 1a-b [as Unio sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert.: 70, sp. 1.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MHNG_XXX, the Rhine, the Loire and other rivers of continental Europe.
= Pseudunio auricularia
 
 
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