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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 Rossmässler (1835), 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

Rossmässler, E.A. 1835. Iconographie der Land- und Süsswasser- Mollusken, mit vorzüglicher Berücksichtigung der europäischen noch nicht abgebildeten Arten 1 (1). 132 pp., pls. 1-5.

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Attributed Genus Names

Troncilla Menke, 1830
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106.
Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (1): 116.
(error for Truncilla Rafinesque, 1819)

Tichogonia Rossmässler, 1835
Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (1): 112.
Type species: Tichogonia chemnitzii Rossmässler, 1835 (monotypy) = Dreissena polymorpha

Attributed Species Names

Anodonta klettii Rossmässler, 1835
Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (1): 112.
Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (4): 25.

Anodonta cygnea Rossmässler, 1835
‘L.’ Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (1): pl. 3, fig. 67.
(reference to Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758)

Anodonta complanata Rossmässler, 1835
‘Ziegl.’ Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (1): 112, pl. 3, fig. 68.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE SMF_10652, Elbe.

Tichogonia chemnitzii Rossmässler, 1835
Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (1): 113, pl. 3, fig. 69.

Anodonta eucypha Bourguignat, 1881
‘L.’ Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (1): pl. 3, fig. 67 [as ‘A. cygnea’].
Bourguignat, 1881, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 108.

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodonta complanata Ziegl.
+ Anodonta compressa Menke, 1830
+ Anodonta klettii Rossmässler, 1835

Anodonta cygnea L.
+ Mytilus cygneus Schröter, 1779
+ Anodonta cygnea Draparnaud, 1806

Tichogonia chemnitzii mihi

Unio margaritifer Retz.
+ Unio margaritifera Draparnaud, 1801
+ Unio elongata Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio sinuata C. Pfeiffer, 1825

Unio pictorum Lam.
+ Unio pictorum Draparnaud, 1806
+ Unio rostrata Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio pictorum Pfeiffer, 1821

Unio tumidus Retz.
+ Mysca solida Turton, 1822

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