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This page documents data for Menke (1830), 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

Menke, C.T. 1830. Synopsis Methodica Molluscorum Generum Omnium et Specierum Earum, quae in Museo Menkeano adservantur; cum synonymia critica et novarum specierum diagnosibus: .

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Attributed Genus Names

Alasmodonta Say, 1819
‘Say’ of Authors.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [18].
Say, 1825, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5(3-4): 131.
Férussac, 1827, Bull. Sci. Nat. et Géol. 10: 417.
Lea, 1829, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 3 [O. 1]: 421.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106.
Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5: 25.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 43.
Schlüter, 1838, Kurzgef. Syst. Verz. Conch. Samml.: 32.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 46.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 499.
Vest, 1866, Verh. Mitth. Siebenbürg. Ver. Naturw. (17): 197.
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 1.
(new name for Alasmidonta Say, 1818; renamed Anelasmodon Agassiz, 1846)

Muelleria Menke, 1828
‘Férussac’ of Authors.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 58 [as ‘Mülleria’].
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 98 [as ‘Mülleria’].
Herrmannsen, 1847, Ind. Gener. Malacol. 2: 61 [as ‘Mülleria’].
Philippi, 1853, Handb. Conch. Mal.: 533.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 511 [as ‘Mülleria’].
(error for Mulleria Férussac, 1824)

Troncilla Menke, 1830
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106.
Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (1): 116.
(error for Truncilla Rafinesque, 1819)

Appius Menke, 1830
‘Leach’ Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106.
(intro'd as syn. of Dipsas Leach, 1814)

Attributed Species Names

Anodonta trapezialis Blainville, 1825
‘Lamarck’ of Authors.
Blainville, 1825, Manuel Malacol. et Conch.: 538.
Bory de St. Vincent, 1827, Encycl. Méth. 2: 147.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 63.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106.
Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5 [O. 1]: 93.
d’Orbigny, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5(61-62): 43.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 53.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 287.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 220.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 52.
Hupé, 1857, [in] Castelnau, Amim. Nouv. Rares d’Amer. Sud: 85.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 504.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 82.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg. 59(1): 135.
Corsi, 1900, Anais Mus. Nac. Montevideo 2: 456.
Marshall, 1915, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 49(2122): 529.
Haas, 1929, Senckenbergiana 11: 340.
H.B. Baker, 1930, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (210): 70.
Morretes, 1949, Arqu. Mus. Paranaense 7: 27.
(error for Anodonta trapesialis Lamarck, 1819)

Unio litoralis Menke, 1828
‘Lamarck’ of Authors.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 64.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 107.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 32.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 282.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 34.
Rossmässler, 1854, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 3 (1-2): 37.
Küster, 1855, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 128.
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 22, sp. 98.
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 86, sp. 461.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 54.
Westerlund, 1890, Fauna Paläarct. Binnenconch. 2(7): 52.
(error for Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798)

Mytilus cellensis Menke, 1828
‘Gmelin’ of Authors.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 63.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106.
Küster, 1839, Conchyl. Cab. 9(1): 16.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 48.
Drouët, 1881, Unionidae Russie: 22.
Bourguignat, 1882, Natural. Sicil. 2 (1): 20 [1].
Westerlund, 1890, Fauna Paläarct. Binnenconch. 2(7): 211.
Zhadin, 1938, Faune USSR Mollusques 4(1): 119.
Modell, 1945, Jena. Z. Med. Naturw. 78: 81.
(error for Mytilus zellensis Gmelin, 1791)

Anodonta dentiens Menke, 1828
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 63. [nomen nudum]
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106. [nomen nudum]

Unio rubens Menke, 1828
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 64, 90.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 107, 149.

Unio rugatus Menke, 1828
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 64, 90.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 107, 149.

Anodonta obvoluta Menke, 1830
‘Zgl.’ Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106. [nomen nudum]

Anodonta compressa Menke, 1830
‘Zgl.’ Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106. [nomen nudum]

Unio impressus Menke, 1830
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 107. [nomen nudum]

Alasmodonta compressa Menke, 1830
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106.
(new name for Unio depressa C. Pfeiffer, 1825; new name for Unio (Alasmodonta) bonellii Férussac, 1827)
Type(s): NOMEN NUDUM SMF_4458, Isonza Zufluss b. Collalto n. Hospitaleto, Grafschaft Gorz.

Unio rubens Menke, 1830
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 149.
(reference to Unio rubens Menke, 1828)

Taxonomic Opinions

Alasmidonta compressa Menke, 1830
+ Unio depressa C. Pfeiffer, 1825
+ Unio (Alasmodonta) bonellii Férussac, 1827

Alasmidonta marginata Say

Alasmidonta rugosa Barnes, 1823

Alasmidonta undulata Say

Anodonta anatina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Anodonta cataractae Lam.

Anodonta cellensis Pfeiffer, C., 1821
+ Mytilus zellensis Gmelin, 1791

Anodonta compressa ‘Zgl.’ Menke, 1830

Anodonta cygneus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Anodonta dentiens Menke, 1830

Anodonta intermedia Lamarck, 1819

Anodonta obvoluta ‘Zgl.’ Menke, 1830

Anodonta piscinalis Nilsson, 1823

Anodonta ponderosa Pfeiffer, C., 1825
+ Mytilus grisea of Authors, date unknown

Anodonta rubens Lamarck, 1819

Anodonta trapezialis [sic] Lamarck, 1819
+ Anodon giganteus Spix & Wagner, 1827

Anodonta ventricosa Pfeiffer, C., 1825

Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819

Hyria corrugata Lamk.

Unio alatus Say, 1817

Unio angulosus “Mus. reg. Berol.”

Unio batavus Lam.

Unio cariosus Say, 1817

Unio clava Lamarck, 1819

Unio coarctatus Lamarck, 1819

Unio corrugatus (Müller, 1774)

Unio crassidens Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio crassus Say, 1817

Unio crassus Retzius, 1788
+ Unio manca Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio litoralis Pfeiffer, 1821

Unio elongatulus Mhlfld.

Unio impressus Menke, 1830

Unio lemovicincae Fér.
+ Unio ater Nilsson, 1822

Unio litoralis [sic] Lamarck, 1801

Unio nasutus Say, 1817

Unio naviformis Lamarck, 1819

Unio niloticus “mus.”

Unio nodulosus Lamarck, 1819
+ Mya nodosa Gmelin, 1791

Unio obliquus Lamarck, 1819

Unio ovatus Say, 1817

Unio pictorum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Unio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio purpureus Say, 1817

Unio radiatus (Gmelin, 1791)

Unio rarisulcatus Lamarck, 1819

Unio retusus Lamarck, 1819

Unio riparius Pfeiffer, 1821

Unio rubens Menke, 1828

Unio rugatus Menke, 1828

Unio semirugatus Lamarck, 1819

Unio sinuatus Lamarck, 1819
+ Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758

Unio tumidus Retzius, 1788
+ Unio rostrata Lamarck, 1819

Unio turtoni Payraudeau, 1826

Unio ventricosus Barnes, 1823

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