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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 Vest (1866), 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

Vest, W.v. 1866. Ueber Margaritana Bonellii Fér. (Alasmodonta compressa Mke.). Verhandlungen und Mittheilungen des seibenbürgischen Vereins für Naturwissenschaften (17): 193-201.

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)

Microcondylaea Vest, 1866
Vest, 1866, Verh. Mitth. Siebenbürg. Ver. Naturw. (17): 198.
Type species: Unio bonellii Férussac, 1827 (sub. desig. by Fischer, 1886: 1002) = Microcondylaea bonellii

Taxonomic Opinions

Microcondylaea bonellii (Fér.)
+ Unio depressa C. Pfeiffer, 1825
+ Alasmodonta compressa Menke, 1830

Microcondylaea lata (Rafinesque)
+ Unio dehiscens Say, 1829

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