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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 Blainville (1818), 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

Blainville. 1818. Cyclade, Cyclas. Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles, dans lequel on traite méthodiquement des différens êtres de la nature, considérés soit en eux-mêmes, d'après l'état actuel de nos connoissances, soit relativement à l'utilité qu'en peuvent retirer la médecine, l'agriculture, le commerce et les artes. Suivi d'une biographie des plus célèbres naturalistes ...Par plusieurs professeurs du Jardin du roi, et des princpales écoles de Paris. 12: 277-280.

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Attributed Genus Names

Cyanocyclas Blainville, 1818
Blainville, 1818, Dict. Sci. Nat. 12: 280.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Cyclas Lamarck, 1799)
Type species: Tellina limosa Maton, 1811 (sub. desig. by Dall, 1903: 1450) = Cyanocyclas limosa

Corneocyclas Blainville, 1818
‘Féruss.’ Blainville, 1818, Dict. Sci. Nat. 12: 278.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Cyclas Lamarck, 1799; new name for Cornea Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811)

Attributed Species Names

Cyclas amnia Blainville, 1818
‘Muller’ Blainville, 1818, Dict. Sci. Nat. 12: 280.
(error for Tellina amnica Müller, 1774)

Cyclas consobrina Blainville, 1818
Féruss. in Blainville, 1818, Dict. Sci. Nat. 12: 279.

Cyclas caliculata Blainville, 1818
‘Drap.’ Blainville, 1818, Dict. Sci. Nat. 12: 279.
(error for Cyclas calyculata Draparnaud, 1806)

Cyclas ceylanica Blainville, 1818
‘Chemnitz’ Blainville, 1818, Dict. Sci. Nat. 12: 279.

Taxonomic Opinions

Cyclas (Corneocyclas) amnia [sic] Muller
+ Cyclas palustris Draparnaud, 1806

Cyclas (Corneocyclas) caroliniana Bosc

Cyclas (Corneocyclas) ceylanica Chemnitz
+ Venus coaxans Gmelin, 1791

Cyclas (Corneocyclas) consobrina FĂ©russ.
+ Cyclas lacustris Draparnaud, 1806

Cyclas (Corneocyclas) dubia Say

Cyclas (Corneocyclas) fontinalis Drap.

Cyclas (Corneocyclas) lacustris Mull.
+ Cyclas calyculata Draparnaud, 1806

Cyclas (Corneocyclas) rivalis Drap.
+ Tellina cornea Linnaeus, 1758

Cyclas (Corneocyclas) rivicola Leach
+ Cyclas cornea Draparnaud, 1801

Cyclas (Corneocyclas) similis Say

Cyclas (Cyanocyclas) fluminalis Muller

Cyclas (Cyanocyclas) fluminea Mull. et Gmel.

Cyclas (Cyanocyclas) fluviatilis Mull.

Cyclas (Cyanocyclas) hermaphrodita Martin

Cyclas (Cyanocyclas) limosa Maton

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