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

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

This page documents data for Gould (1850), 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

Gould, A.A. 1850. [Shells from the United States Exploring Expedition]. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 3: 292-296.

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Attributed Genus Names

Monocondylea d’Orbigny, 1844
d’Orbigny, 1844, unknown publication: ??.
Gray, 1847, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 15: 196.
Herrmannsen, 1849, Ind. Gener. Malacol. 2: 668.
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 3: 293.
Hupé, 1857, [in] Castelnau, Amim. Nouv. Rares d’Amer. Sud: 84.
Petit de la Saussaye, 1865, J. de Conch. 13: 15.
Deshayes & Jullien, 1874, Nouv. Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 10: 117.
Heude, 1875, Conch. Fluv. Nanking (1): pl. 4.
Morlet, 1889, J. de Conch. 37: 165.
Hoeh et al., 2009, Malacologia 51(2): 310.
(error for Monocondylaea d’Orbigny, 1835)

Attributed Species Names

Unio profugus Gould, 1850
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 3: 295.
Gould, 1852, U.S. Explor. Exped. 12: 429.
Gould, 1862, U.S. Explor. Exped. 12: pl. 28, figs. 543-543b.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_5928, Hunter’s R. N.S.Wales.

Unio famelicus Gould, 1850
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 3: 294.
Gould, 1852, U.S. Explor. Exped. 12: 432, figs. 544-544b.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_5929, Oregon.

Unio lutulentus Gould, 1850
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 3: 295. [in part]
Gould, 1852, U.S. Explor. Exped. 12: 428. [in part]
Gould, 1856, U.S. Explor. Exped. 12: pl. 37, 542a-b. [in part]
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_5927, N. Zealand.

Anodon glauca Gould, 1850
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 3: 293.
(homonym of Anodonta glauca Valenciennes, 1827; renamed Anodonta puberula Gould, 1852)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_5933, Peru.

Anodon cognata Gould, 1850
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 3: 294.
Gould, 1852, U.S. Explor. Exped. 12: 435, figs. 546-546b.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_5930, Oregon.

Unio verecundus Gould, 1850
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 3: 295.
Gould, 1852, U.S. Explor. Exped. 12: 431, figs. 541a-c.
Type(s): TYPE USNM_5926, Manilla.

Alasmodon falcata Gould, 1850
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 3: 294.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_5929A, Walla Walla, Wash. Ter.

Cyclas patella Gould, 1850
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 3: 293.

Cyclas egregia Gould, 1850
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 3: 292.

Cyrena debilis Gould, 1850
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 3: 293.

Unio dorsuosus Gould, 1850
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 3: 296.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_5925, [Nepean River, Australia].

Anodon feminalis Gould, 1850
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 3: 293.
Gould, 1852, U.S. Explor. Exped. 12: 436, figs. 547-547b.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_5932, Oregon.

Lucina lenticula Gould, 1850
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 3: 259.
Gould, 1852, U.S. Explor. Exped. 12: 413, pl. 36, fig. 528 [as ‘Cyclas’].

Unio lutulentus Gould, 1850
Gould, 1850, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 3: 295. [in part]
Gould, 1852, U.S. Explor. Exped. 12: 428. [in part]
Gould, 1856, U.S. Explor. Exped. 12: pl. 37, fig. 542c. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio lutulentus Gould, 1850)
Type(s): PARATYPES USNM_87847, New Zealand.

Taxonomic Opinions

Alasmodon falcata

Anodon cognata

Anodon feminalis

Anodon glauca

Cyclas egregia

Cyclas patella

Cyrena debilis

Unio dorsuosus

Unio famelicus

Unio lutulentus

Unio profugus

Unio verecundus

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