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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 Küster (1856), 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

Küster, H.C. 1856. Die Flussperlmuscheln (Unio et Hyria). Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet von Martini und Chemnitz Fortgesetzt von Hofrath Dr. G. v. Schubert und Professor Dr. J.A. Wagner 9(2): 137-160, pls. 40-46.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio niloticus Küster, 1856
‘Caillaud’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 158, pl. 45, fig. 5.
(misidentified reference to Unio niloticus Cailliaud, 1827)

Hyria syrmatophora Küster, 1856
‘Gronov.’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 141, pl. 41, fig. 4.
(reference to Mya syrmatophora Gmelin, 1791)

Unio limensis Küster, 1856
‘Charpentier mss.’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 146, pl. 42, fig. 7; pl. 43, fig. 1.

Unio verrauxi Küster, 1856
‘Charpentier mss.’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 150, pl. 43, fig. 6.

Unio gassiei Küster, 1856
‘Grateloup teste Charpentier’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 148, pl. 43, figs. 3-4.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN-IM-2000-1703, Rio Carampagua, S.O. de Concepcion, Chili.

Unio modestus Küster, 1856
‘Charpentier mss.’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 147, pl. 43, fig. 2.
Type(s): SYNTYPES SMF_4369, Valparaiso.

Unio natolicus Küster, 1856
Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 144, pl. 42, fig. 4.

Unio caffer Küster, 1856
‘Krauss’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 143, pl. 42, fig. 2. [in part]
(reference to Unio caffer Krauss, 1848)

Unio expansus Küster, 1856
‘Charpentier mss.’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 149, pl. 43, fig. 5.

Unio shuttleworthi Küster, 1856
‘Charpentier mss.’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 152, pl. 44, fig. 2.

Unio plicatulus Küster, 1856
‘Charpentier mss.’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 154, pl. 44, fig. 4.

Unio rugifer Küster, 1856
Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 157, pl. 45, fig. 3-4.

Unio coloratus Küster, 1856
‘Charpentier mss.’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 155, pl. 44, fig. 6.

Unio tricolor Küster, 1856
Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 156, pl. 45, fig. 1.

Unio caffer Küster, 1856
‘Krauss’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 143, pl. 42, fig. 3. [in part]
(reference to Unio caffer Küster, 1856)

Unio rhuaconicus Küster, 1856
‘Pfeiffer teste Charpentier’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 145, pl. 42, fig. 5.

Unio rugulosus Küster, 1856
‘Charpentier mss.’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 154, pl. 44, fig. 5.
(homonym of Unio rugulosus Wood, 1828)

Unio plicatus Küster, 1856
‘Say’ of Authors.
Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 137, pl. 40, fig. 3.
Chenu, 1859, Manuel Conchyl. 2: 143, pl. 706.
(reference to Unio plicata Say, 1817)

Unio tabascoensis Küster, 1856
‘Charpentier mss.’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 153, pl. 44, fig. 3.

Taxonomic Opinions

Hyria corrugata Lamarck
+ Unio rugosus Spix & Wagner, 1827

Hyria syrmatophora Gronov
+ Paxyodon ponderosus Schumacher, 1817
+ Hyria avicularis Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio caudatus Spix & Wagner, 1827
+ Hyria elongata Swainson, 1841

Unio aegyptiacus Caillaud

Unio caffer Krauss

Unio coloratus Charpentier

Unio complanatus Solander
+ Unio purpureus Say, 1817
+ Unio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819

Unio expansus Charpentier

Unio fellmanni Deshayes

Unio gassiei Grateloup

Unio javanus Lea

Unio limensis Charpentier
+ Unio auratus Hanley, 1843

Unio modestus Charpentier

Unio natolicus Küster

Unio niloticus Caillaud

Unio plicatulus Charpentier

Unio plicatus Barnes

Unio pliciferus Lea

Unio psammactinus Bronn

Unio ravistellus Morelet

Unio rhuaconicus Pfeiffer

Unio rotundus Spix

Unio rugifer Küster

Unio rugulosus Charpentier

Unio shuttleworthi Charpentier

Unio tabascoënsis Charpentier

Unio tricolor Küster

Unio verrauxi Charpentier

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