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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 Linnaeus (1767), 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

Linnaeus, C. 1767. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, locis 1(2): 533-1327, appendices.

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Attributed Genus Names

Mya Linnaeus, 1758
Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. 1: 670, gen. 269.
Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. 1(2): 1112.
Röding, 1798, unknown publication: 156.

Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758
Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. 1: 704, gen. 280.
Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. 1(2): 1155.

Attributed Species Names

Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758
Lister, 1678, Hist. Anim. Anglic.: [app.] 15, pl. 1, fig. 1. [pre-linnaean]
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 149, fig. 4. [pre-linnaean]
Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. 1: 671, sp. 20.
Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. 1(2): 1112, sp. 29.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE LS_29, “Habitat in totius orbis arctici cataractis.”.

Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758
Lister, 1678, Hist. Anim. Anglic.: 29, pl. 1, fig. 3. [pre-linnaean]
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 193, fig. 8. [pre-linnaean]
Klein, 1753, Tent. Method. Ostrac., etc.: pl. 9, fig. 26. [pre-linnaean]
Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. 1: 706, sp. 218.
Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. 1(2): 1158, sp. 257.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE LS_257, Europe, a l’embouchure des fleuves.

Mytilus anatinus Linnaeus, 1758
Lister, 1678, Hist. Anim. Anglic.: 30, 1, fig. 2. [pre-linnaean]
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 154, fig. 9. [pre-linnaean]
Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. 1: 706, no. 219.
Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. 1(2): 1158, sp. 258.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE LS_258, eaux douces d’Europe.

Mya pictorum Linnaeus, 1758
Lister, 1678, Hist. Anim. Anglic.: [app.] pl. 1, fig. 4. [pre-linnaean]
Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. 1: 671, sp. 19.
Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. 1(2): 1112, sp. 28.
Type(s): SYNTYPES LS_28, “Habitat in Europae fluviis.”.

[Glauconome] virens Linnaeus, 1767
Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. 1(2): ??.

Taxonomic Opinions

Mya margaritifera

Mya pictorum

Mytilus anatinus

Mytilus cygneus

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