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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 Alder (1831), 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

Alder, J. 1831. A catalogue of the land and fresh-water testaceous Mollusca found in the vicinity of Newcastle upon Tyne, with remarks. Trans. Natur. Hist. Soc. Northumbld. Durham 1: 26-41.

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Attributed Genus Names

Anadon Alder, 1831
Alder, 1831, Trans. Natur. Hist. Soc. Northumbld. Durham 1: 40.
(error for Anodon Oken, 1815)

Pera Leach, 1852
Alder, 1831, Trans. Natur. Hist. Soc. Northumbld. Durham 1: 41 [not used as valid].
Leach, 1852, Syn. Moll. Gr. Brit.: 288, 291.
(intro'd as syn. of Cyclas Lamarck, 1799)

Attributed Species Names

Cyclas gibba Alder, 1831
Alder, 1831, Trans. Natur. Hist. Soc. Northumbld. Durham 1: 41.

Taxonomic Opinions

Anadon [sic] anatina Linn.

Cyclas calyculata Drap.
+ Tellina lacustris Müller, 1774

Cyclas cornea Linn.
+ Tellina rivalis Müller, 1774

Cyclas fontinalis Drap.
+ Tellina pusilla Gmelin, 1791
+ Pera pulchella Leach, 1852

Cyclas gibba
+ Pisidium obtusale Brown, 1831

Cyclas lacustris Drap.

Cyclas obliqua Lam.
+ Tellina amnica Müller, 1774
+ Cyclas palustris Draparnaud, 1806

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