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

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This page documents data for Say (1818), such as genera and species attributed to that publication (including known misspellings, misidentifications, and other unavailable names) as well as taxonomic opinions, if available. Taxonomic opinions refer to uses of genera and species as valid and invalid in that work.

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Publication information

Say, T. 1818. Description of a new genus of fresh water bivalve shells. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences 1(11): 459-460.

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Attributed Genus Names

Alasmidonta Say, 1818
Say, 1818, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 1(11): 459.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: unpaginated.
(new name for Monodonta Say, 1817; renamed Alasmodonta Say, 1819)

Anadonta Say, 1818
‘Lamarck’ of Authors.
Say, 1818, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 1(11): 459.
Goldfuss, 1820, Handb. Zool. 1: 611.
Ravenel, 1834, Cat. Rec. Shells: 7.
(error for Anodonta Lamarck, 1799)

Attributed Species Names

Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1818
Say, 1818, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 1(11): 459.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: sp. 1.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 62.

Taxonomic Opinions

Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1819

Alasmidonta undulata (Say, 1817)

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