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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 Say (1819), 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

Say, T. 1819. Conchology. [in] W. Nicholson (ed.), American Edition of the British Encyclopedia or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge. 4. 20 [unnumbered] pp.

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Attributed Genus Names

Alasmidonta Say, 1818
Say, 1818, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 1(11): 459.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: unpaginated.
(new name for Monodonta Say, 1817; renamed Alasmodonta Say, 1819)

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)

Attributed Species Names

Anodonta cataracta Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [13,] pl. 3, fig. 4.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [19,] pl. 3, fig. 4.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 53.
Type(s): TYPE MNHN_MPL_0036, [unknown].

Unio cariosus Say, 1817
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 152. fig. 7. [pre-linnaean]
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 3, fig. 2.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [17,] pl. 3, fig. 2.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 51.
Type(s): NEOTYPE MCZ_178839, Schuylkill River, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Unio plicata Say, 1817
‘LeSueur’ Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12].
‘LeSueur’ Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [17].
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 50.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4305, Ohio, U.S.A.

Unio alatus Say, 1817
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 248, figs. 1a-b [as Unio sp.] ?.
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 4, fig. 2.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [18,] pl. 4, fig. 2.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 52.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4349, N. Amerika.

Unio ochraceus Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 2, fig. 8.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [18,] pl. 2, fig. 8.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 51.
Type(s): NEOTYPE MCZ_178838, Schuylkill River, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Anodonta marginata Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [13,] pl. 3, fig. 5.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [19,] pl. 3, fig. 5.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 53-54.

Unio crassus Say, 1817
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 150, fig. 5.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 249, fig. 1 [as Unio sp.].
‘LeSueur’ Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [11], pl. 1, fig. 8.
‘LeSueur’ Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [16], pl. 1, fig. 8.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 49.
(homonym of Unio crassus Retzius, 1788)

Unio undulata Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [13,] pl. 3, fig. 3.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [19,] pl. 3, fig. 3.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 53.

Unio ovatus Say, 1817
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 248, fig. 5 [as Unio sp.].
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 2, fig. 7.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [17,] pl. 2, fig. 7.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 50-51.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4338, N. Amerika.

Unio purpureus Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 3, fig. 1.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [17,] pl. 3, fig. 1.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 50.
(renamed Unio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819)

Unio nasutus Say, 1817
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 151, fig. 6.
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 4, fig. 1.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [18,] pl. 4, fig. 1.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 52.
Type(s): USNM_85978, Bristol, Pa.

Unio cylindricus Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [13,] pl. 4, fig. 3.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [18,] pl. 4, fig. 3.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 52.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4310, N. Amerika.

Anodonta undulata Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [13,] pl. 3, fig. 6.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [19,] pl. 3, fig. 6.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 54.

Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1818
Say, 1818, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 1(11): 459.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: sp. 1.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 62.

Taxonomic Opinions

Alasmidonta undulata (Say, 1817)

Anodonta cataracta Say, 1817

Anodonta marginata (Say, 1819)

Anodonta marginata Say, 1817

Anodonta undulata Say, 1817

Unio alatus Say, 1817

Unio cariosus Say, 1817
+ Mya radiata Gmelin, 1791

Unio crassus Say, 1817

Unio cylindricus Say, 1817

Unio nasutus Say, 1817

Unio ochraceus Say, 1817

Unio plicata Say, 1817

Unio purpureus Say, 1817

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