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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 Valenciennes (1827), 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

Valenciennes, A. 1827. Coquilles fluviatiles bivalves du nouveau-continent, recueilles pendant le voyage de MM. de Humboldt et Bonpland, et décrites par A. Valenciennes. Recueil d'Observations de Zoologie et d'Anatomy Comparée, faits dans l'Océan Atlantic, dans l'Intérieur du Nouveau Continent et dans la Mer du Sud Pendant les Années 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802 et 1803 2(11-12): 225-237.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio ovatus Valenciennes, 1827
‘Say’ Valenciennes, 1827, Recueil Observ. Zool. Anat. Comp. 2(11-12): 226, pl. 50, figs. 1-1c.
(misidentified reference to Unio ovatus Say, 1817)

Anodonta purpurea Valenciennes, 1827
Valenciennes, 1827, Recueil Observ. Zool. Anat. Comp. 2(11-12): 236, pl. 48 bis, figs. 3a-b.
Type(s): UNKNOWN ,

Unio undulata Valenciennes, 1827
Valenciennes, 1827, Recueil Observ. Zool. Anat. Comp. 2(11-12): 229, pl. 54, figs. 3-3b.
(misidentified reference to Unio undulatus Barnes, 1823)

Unio hians Valenciennes, 1827
Valenciennes, 1827, Recueil Observ. Zool. Anat. Comp. 2(11-12): 235, pl. 54, figs. 2a-b.

Unio verrucosa Valenciennes, 1827
Valenciennes, 1827, Recueil Observ. Zool. Anat. Comp. 2(11-12): 231, pl. 53, fig. 2.
(homonym of Unio verrucosus Barnes, 1823)

Unio rostrata Valenciennes, 1827
Valenciennes, 1827, Recueil Observ. Zool. Anat. Comp. 2(11-12): 233, pl. 53, fig. 3.
(misidentified reference to Unio rostrata Lamarck, 1819)

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