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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 Cuvier (1798), 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

Cuvier. 1798. Tableau élémentaire de l’Histoire naturelle des animaux. 710 pp.

Attributed Genus Names

Anodonta Lamarck, 1799
Cuvier, 1798, Tab. Elem. Hist. Nat. Anim.: .
Lamarck, 1799, Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. 1: 87.
Lamarck, 1801, Sys. Anim. sans Vert.: 114.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 83.
Type species: Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758 (monotypy) = Anodonta cygnea

Anodontes Cuvier, 1817
Cuvier, 1798, Tab. Elem. Hist. Nat. Anim.: 1758 [as ‘Anodontites’].
Cuvier, 1817, Règne Animal 2: 472.
(new name for Anodonta Lamarck, 1799)
Type species: Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758 = Anodonta cygnea

Attributed Species Names

Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 2, fig. 3.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: 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. 6: 76, sp. 25.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MHNG_XXX, France, common in the Seine.

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodontites anatinus (Lin.)

Unio littoralis

Unio margaritifera (Lin.)

Unio pictorum (Lin.)

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