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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 Bosc (1801), 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

Bosc. 1801. Histoire naturelle des coquilles, contenant leur description, les moeurs des animaux qui les habitent et leurs usages. Avec figures dessinees d'apres nature. 3. 292 pp.

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Attributed Genus Names

Erodona Bosc, 1801
Daudin in Bosc, 1801, Hist. Nat. Coquilles 3: ??.
Type species: Erodona mactroides Bosc, 1801 (sub. desig. by Dall, 1898) = Erodona mactroides

Attributed Species Names

Unio caroliniana Bosc, 1801
Bosc, 1801, Hist. Nat. Coquilles 3: 142.
Bosc, 1824, Hist. Nat. Coquilles 3: 139, pl. 23, fig. 2.

Anodonta stagnalis Bosc, 1801
‘Gmelin’ Bosc, 1801, Hist. Nat. Coquilles 3: 146.
(reference to Mytilus stagnalis Gmelin, 1791)

Erodona mactroides Bosc, 1801
Daudin in Bosc, 1801, Hist. Nat. Coquilles 3: ??.

Anodonta fluviatilis Bosc, 1801
‘Gmelin’ of Authors.
Bosc, 1801, Hist. Nat. Coquilles 3: 146.
Dillwyn, 1817, Descr. Cat. Rec. Shells 1: 316 [’Mytilus fluviatilis’].
Bosc, 1824, Hist. Nat. Coquilles 3: 143.
(misidentified reference to Mytilus fluviatilis Gmelin, 1791)

Cyclas caroliniana Bosc, 1801
Bosc, 1801, Hist. Nat. Coquilles 3: pl. 18, fig. 4.

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodonta anatina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Anodonta cygnea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Anodonta dubia (Gmelin, 1791)

Anodonta fluviatilis (Gmelin, 1791)

Anodonta stagnalis (Gmelin, 1791)

Anodonta zellensis (Gmelin, 1791)

Unio caroliniana Bosc, 1801

Unio margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)
+ Mya margaritifera Gmelin, 1791
+ Unio sinuata Lamarck, 1819

Unio pictorum (Linnaeus, 1758)
+ Mya pictorum Gmelin, 1791

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