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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 Prime (1852), 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

Prime, T. 1852. A monograph of the species of Pisidium, found in the United States of North America, with figures. Boston Journal of Natural History 6(3): 348-368, pls. 11-12.

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Attributed Species Names

Pisidium adamsi Stimpson, 1851
Prime in Stimpson, 1851, Shells of New England: 16.
Prime, 1852, Boston J. Nat. Hist. 6(3): 352, pl. 9, figs. 1-3.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll. (145): 63, fig. 63.
(new name for Cyclas nitida Mighels & Adams, 1842)

Pisidium notatum Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Boston J. Nat. Hist. 6(3): 365, pl. 12, figs. 20-22.

Pisidium altile Prime, 1852
‘Anthony’ C.B. Adams, 1847, Cat. Gen. Sp. Adams: ??. [nomen nudum]
‘Anthony’ Prime, 1852, Boston J. Nat. Hist. 6(3): 353, pl. 11, figs. 10-12.
‘Anthony, in litt.’ Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll. (145): 65 [as ‘Cyclas altilis’]. [nomen nudum]

Pisidium equilaterale Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Boston J. Nat. Hist. 6(3): 366, pl. 12, figs. 23-25.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll. (145): 63, figs. 65-66 [as ‘æquilaterale’].

Pisidium ferrugineum Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Boston J. Nat. Hist. 6(3): 362, pl. 12, figs. 8-10.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll. (145): 71, figs. 77-78.

Pisidium arcuatum Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Boston J. Nat. Hist. 6(3): 364, pl. 12, figs. 14-16.

Pisidium regulare Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Boston J. Nat. Hist. 6(3): 363, pl. 12, figs. 11-12.

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