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

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nominal species 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 2(4): pl. 25, fig. 2.
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 4, fig. 1.
Martini & Chemnitz, 1782, Conchyl. Cab. 6: 15, pl. 1, fig. 5.
Gmelin, 1791, Syst. Nat. 1(6): 3219, sp. 4.
(misidentified reference to Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758)

= Pseudunio auricularius

Taxonomic Opinions

+ Unio auricularius Spengler, 1793 — (Westerlund, 1890)
+ Margaritana margaritifera Linné — (Clessin, 1877)
+ Margaron (Margaritana) margaritifera (Lin.) — (Lea, 1870)
+ Unio (Margaritana) margaritifer (Linn., 1758) — (Drouët, 1857)
+ Unio margaritifer Linné — (Küster, 1855)
+ Margaron (Margaritana) margaritifera (Lin.) — (Lea, 1852)
+ Unio margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758) — (Pfeiffer, 1821)
+ Unio sinuata Lamarck, 1819 — (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Margaritana fluviatilis Schumacher, 1817 — (Schumacher, 1817)
+ Mya margaritifera Linnaeus — (Dillwyn, 1817)
+ Unio margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758) — (Bosc, 1801)
+ Mya margaritifera Linne — (Schreibers, 1793)

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