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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 Deshayes (1854), 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

Deshayes, G.P. 1854. Veneridæ, Cyprinidæ and Glauconomidæ. Catalogue of the Conchifera or Bivalve Shells in the Collection of the British Museum part 1: 1-216.

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Attributed Genus Names

Polymeroda Deshayes, 1854
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 241.
(error for Polymesoda Rafinesque, 1820)

Cyrenella Deshayes, 1854
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: ?, pl. 15, fig. 4.
(new name for Cyrenoida de Joannis, 1835)

Cyrenodonta Deshayes, 1854
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 240 [as ‘Cyrenodontæ’].
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 453.
(error for Cyrenoida de Joannis, 1835)

Amisoda Deshayes, 1854
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 261.
(error for Amesoda Rafinesque, 1820)

Anomala Deshayes, 1854
Deshayes, 1854, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 20.
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 255.
(homonym of v. Block, 1799 [Hymen.]; intro'd as sub-gen. of Cyrena Lamarck, 1818; renamed Egeta Adams & Adams, 1857)
Type species: Cyrena anomala Deshayes, 1854 (tautonomy) = Polymesoda anomala

Attributed Species Names

Batissa jayana Deshayes, 1854
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 237.
(new name for Cyrena jayensis Lea, 1831)

Corbicula moussoni Deshayes, 1854
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 227.

Pisum adamsi Deshayes, 1854
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 284.
(new name for Cyclas pygmaea Adams, 1849; homonym of Pisidium adamsi Stimpson, 1851)

Pisum recluzianum Deshayes, 1854
‘Bourguignat’ Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 279.
(error for Cyclas reclusianum Bourguignat, 1852)

Cyrena violacea var. suborbicularis Deshayes, 1854
‘Mousson’ Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 238.
(error for Cyrena violacea var. javanica Mousson, 1849)

Pisum parasiticum Deshayes, 1854
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 280.

Cyclas straminea Deshayes, 1854
‘Conrad’ Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 267.
(error for Cyclas staminea Conrad, 1834)

Corbicula occidens Deshayes, 1854
“Benson” Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 223.

Cyrena aequilateralis Deshayes, 1854
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 255 [as ‘æquilateralis’].
(new name for Cyrena aequilatera Deshayes, 1854)

Corbicula cor Deshayes, 1854
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 221.
(misidentified reference to Cyrena cor Lamarck, 1818)

Cyrena peruviana Deshayes, 1854
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 259.

Corbicula brasiliana Deshayes, 1854
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 232.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 447.

Corbicula cumingii Deshayes, 1854
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 228.

Glauconome rostralis Deshayes, 1854
Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: ??.

Corbicula compressa Adams & Adams, 1857
‘Mousson MS’ Deshayes, 1854, Cat. Bivalves Brit. Mus. part 1: 227. [nomen nudum]
‘Mousson’ Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 447.

Taxonomic Opinions

Batissa atrata Desh.

Batissa childrenæ Gray, 1825

Batissa corbiculoides Desh.

Batissa eximia Dunk.

Batissa humerosa Desh.

Batissa insignis Desh.

Batissa jayensis Lea

Batissa keraudrenia Less. 1829
+ Cyrena philippinarum Hanley, 1844

Batissa lenticularis Desh.

Batissa megadesma Desh.

Batissa obesa Hinds

Batissa producta Desh.

Batissa rotundata Lea

Batissa tenebrosa Hinds

Batissa triquetra Desh.

Batissa violacea Lamk.

Batissa violacea var. suborbicularis [sic] Mousson

Corbicula africana Krauss

Corbicula ambigua Desh.

Corbicula australis Desh.

Corbicula bengalensis Desh.

Corbicula bensoni Desh.

Corbicula brasiliana Desh.

Corbicula cashmiriensis Desh.

Corbicula compressa Mousson, MSS. fide Morelet

Corbicula consobrina Cailliaud

Corbicula convexa Desh.

Corbicula cor Lamarck

Corbicula cumingii Desh.

Corbicula cuneata Jonas

Corbicula debilis Gould

Corbicula euphratica Bronn

Corbicula fluminalis Müll.
+ Cyclas euphratica Lamarck, 1806
+ Cyrena fuscata Lamarck, 1818

Corbicula fluminea Müll.

Corbicula fluviatilis Müll.
+ Cyrena manilensis Philippi, 1844

Corbicula grandis Desh.

Corbicula incrassata Desh.

Corbicula largillierti Phil.

Corbicula limosa Maton

Corbicula malaccensis Desh.

Corbicula moussoni
+ Cyrena orientalis var. javanica Mousson, 1849

Corbicula nepeanensis Less.

Corbicula nitens Philippi in Menke

Corbicula obscura Desh.

Corbicula obsoleta Desh.

Corbicula occidens Benson, 1824?

Corbicula orientalis Lamk.

Corbicula ovalina Desh.

Corbicula panormitana Bivona

Corbicula paranensis D’Orb.
+ Cyrena paranacensis d’Orbigny, 1835

Corbicula pulchella Mousson

Corbicula pullata Phil.

Corbicula pusilla Philippi
+ Cyrena africana Krauss, 1848

Corbicula radiata Philippi
+ Cyrena africana Krauss, 1848

Corbicula recurvata Eydoux

Corbicula rivalis Von dem Busch in Phil.

Corbicula semisulcata Desh.

Corbicula similis Gray in Wood

Corbicula squalida Desh.

Corbicula striatella Desh.

Corbicula sulcatina Desh.

Corbicula triangularis Desh.

Corbicula trigona Desh.

Corbicula trigonella Desh. Lamk.

Corbicula tumida Desh.

Corbicula variegata D’Orb.

Corbicula woodiana Lea

Cyrena aequilateralis Desh.

Cyrena affinis Desh.

Cyrena angulata Desh.

Cyrena anomala Desh.

Cyrena arctata Desh.

Cyrena bengalensis Desh. Lamk.

Cyrena buschii Phil.

Cyrena caroliniensis Lamk.
+ Cyclas caroliniana Bosc, 1801

Cyrena compta Desh.

Cyrena conjuncta Desh.

Cyrena cordiformis Recluz

Cyrena cumingii Desh.

Cyrena cyprinoides Quoy. & Gaim.

Cyrena decipiens Desh.

Cyrena depressa Desh. Lamk.

Cyrena divaricata Desh.

Cyrena dura Desh.

Cyrena essingtonensis Desh.

Cyrena expansa Mousson

Cyrena fallax Desh.

Cyrena floridana Conrad, 1846

Cyrena fontainei D’Orb.

Cyrena galatheæ Mörch

Cyrena impressa Desh.

Cyrena incerta Desh.

Cyrena inflata Desh.

Cyrena inquinata Desh.

Cyrena insignis Desh.

Cyrena isocardioides Desh.

Cyrena jukesi Desh.

Cyrena lauta Desh.

Cyrena mactroides Desh.

Cyrena maritima Adams

Cyrena mexicana Brod. & Sow.

Cyrena nitida Desh.

Cyrena nitidula Desh.

Cyrena notabilis Desh.

Cyrena oblonga Quoy & Gaim.

Cyrena oviformis Desh.

Cyrena pallida Desh.

Cyrena papua Lesson

Cyrena peruviana Desh.

Cyrena placens Hanley, 1844

Cyrena placida Desh.

Cyrena radiata Hanley, 1844

Cyrena salmacida Morelet

Cyrena similis Desh.

Cyrena sinuosa Desh.

Cyrena solida Phil.

Cyrena sordida Hanley, 1844

Cyrena sublobata Desh.

Cyrena suborbicularis Phil.

Cyrena subquadrata Desh.

Cyrena sumatrensis Sow.

Cyrena triangula Phil.

Cyrena triangularis Metcalfe, 1851

Cyrena turgida Lea

Cyrena vanikorensis Quoy & Gaim.

Cyrena ventricosa Desh.

Cyrena zeylanica
+ Venus coaxans Gmelin, 1791
+ Cyclas ceylanica Blainville, 1818

Pisum abditum Haldeman, 1841

Pisum abruptum Haldeman, 1841

Pisum adamsi
+ Cyclas pygmaea Adams, 1849

Pisum altile Prime

Pisum amnicum Müll.
+ Cyclas palustris Draparnaud, 1806
+ Tellina rivalis Maton & Rackett, 1807
+ Cyclas obliqua Lamarck, 1818
+ Pisidium inflatum Porro, 1838
+ Pisidium pfeifferi Porro, 1838
+ Pera henslowiana Hanley, 1843
+ Pera fluviatilis Leach, 1852

Pisum australe Lamk.

Pisum bahiense Spix

Pisum canariense Shuttleworth

Pisum casertanum Poli, 1791
+ Pisidium fontinalis Nilsson, 1822
+ Pisidium australe Philippi, 1836
+ Pisidium cinereum Alder, 1838
+ Pisidium obtusale Villa, 1841
+ Cyclas lenticularis Normand, 1844
+ Pisidium iratianum Dupuy, 1849
+ Pisidium thermale Dupuy, 1849
+ Pisidium calyculatum Dupuy, 1849
+ Pisidium sinuatum Bourguignat, 1850
+ Pisidium lenticulare Dupuy, 1852

Pisum chilensis D’Orb.

Pisum compressum Prime

Pisum creplini Dunker, 1845

Pisum dubium Say
+ Cyclas striatina Lamarck, 1818
+ Cyclas dubiosa Catlow & Reeve, 1845

Pisum edentulum Say

Pisum ferrugineum Krauss

Pisum henslowianum [sic] Sheppard
+ Pera appendiculata Turton, 1831

Pisum lenticulare Normand

Pisum lumstenianum Forbes

Pisum maculatum Anton, 1837

Pisum minus Adams & Migh.

Pisum modioliformis Anton, 1837

Pisum nitidum Jenyns

Pisum obtusale Lamk.
+ Cyclas gibba Alder, 1838

Pisum parasiticum Parreys, MSS

Pisum pulchellum Jenyns
+ Galileja tenebrosa Costa, 1839

Pisum pulchellum D’Orb.

Pisum pusillum Gmel.
+ Cyclas fontinalis Draparnaud, 1806
+ Pisidium roseum Scholtz, 1843
+ Pisidium obtusale Gassies, 1849
+ Euglesa henslowiana Leach, 1852
+ Pera pulchella Leach, 1852

Pisum recluzianum [sic] Bourguignat, 1852

Pisum semen Menke

Pisum veatleyi Adams,

Pisum virginicum Gmel.

Pisum vitreum Risso
+ Pisidium joannis Macgillivroy, 1843
+ Pisidium jenynsii Macgillivroy, 1843
+ Pisidium normandianum Gassies, 1849
+ Pisidium limosum Gassies, 1849
+ Pisidium gassiesianum Gassies, 1849

Sphærium acuminatum Prime

Sphærium albulum Prime

Sphærium argentinum D’Orb.

Sphærium aureum Prime

Sphærium capensis Krauss

Sphærium cardissa Prime

Sphærium castaneum Prime

Sphærium consobrina Féruss. in Blainville
+ Cyclas lacustris Draparnaud, 1806

Sphærium corneum Linn.
+ Tellina rivalis Müller, 1774
+ Nux nigella Humphrey, 1797
+ Cornea communis Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
+ Cyclas nucleus Studer, 1820
+ Cyclas leachii Villa, 1841
+ Cyclas plumbeus Villa, 1841
+ Cyclas flavescens Macgillivroy, 1843
+ Cyclas scaldiana Normand, 1844
+ Cyclas citrina Brown, 1844

Sphærium detruncatum Prime

Sphærium distortum Prime

Sphærium egregium Gould

Sphærium elegans Adams

Sphærium elevata Haldeman, 1841

Sphærium emarginatum Prime

Sphærium fabale Prime

Sphærium flavum Prime

Sphærium gigantea Prime

Sphærium gracilis Prime

Sphærium indicum Desh.

Sphærium inornatum Prime

Sphærium jayense (jayanum) Prime

Sphærium lacustre Müll.
+ Tellina tenera of Authors, date unknown
+ Cyclas calyculata Draparnaud, 1806
+ Tellina tuberculata Alten, 1812
+ Tellina stagnicola Sheppard, 1825
+ Cyclas calyculata C.B. Adams, 1842

Sphærium maculatum Morelet

Sphærium mirabilis Prime

Sphærium modestum Prime

Sphærium nitidum Mighels & Adams

Sphærium novaæ zelandiæ Desh.

Sphærium partumeia Say

Sphærium patella Gould

Sphærium ponderosum Prime

Sphærium rhomboideum Say

Sphærium rivicola Lamk.
+ Cyclas aequata of Authors, date unknown
+ Cyclas cornea Draparnaud, 1801
+ Cyclas rivicola var. sabulicola Krynicki, 1837

Sphærium rosaceum Prime

Sphærium ryckholti Normand

Sphærium securis Prime

Sphærium simile Say
+ Cyclas sulcata Lamarck, 1818
+ Cyclas sarratogea Lamarck, 1818

Sphærium simplex Prime

Sphærium solidulum Prime

Sphærium solidum Normand

Sphærium steenbuchi Möll.

Sphærium stramineum [sic] Conrad

Sphærium tenuistriatum Prime

Sphærium terveriana Dupuy

Sphærium transversum Say

Velorita cyprinoides Gray, 1825

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