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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 Rossmässler (1844), 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

Rossmässler, E.A. 1844. Iconographie der Land- und Süsswasser- Mollusken, mit vorzüglicher Berücksichtigung der europäischen noch nicht abgebildeten Arten 2 (6). 37 pp., pls. 56-60.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio elongatulus Rossmässler, 1835
‘Mühlf.’ Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (2): 23, pl. 9, fig. 132.
Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (6): 27, pl. 56, fig. 751.
(reference to Unio elongatula C. Pfeiffer, 1825)

Unio tumidus Rossmässler, 1836
Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (3): pl. 14, fig. 203.
Rossmässler, 1838, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (1-2): 41, pl. 40, fig. 542.
Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (6): pl. 60, fig. 773.
Dupuy, 1852, Hist. Natur. Moll. France (6): pl. 28, fig. 20.
Turton, 1857, Man. Land Fresh-Water Shells Brit. Is.: pl. 2, fig. 13.
Forbes & Hanley, 1859, Brit. Moll.: pl. 40, fig. 1.
(reference to Unio tumidus Retzius, 1788)

Unio turtoni Rossmässler, 1844
Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (6): 25, pl. 35, fig. 492.
(reference to Unio turtonii Payraudeau, 1826)

Unio litoralis var. elongatus Rossmässler, 1844
Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (6): 27, pl. 56, fig. 752.
(reference to Unio littoralis var. elongata Dupuy, 1843)
Type(s): FIGURED SPECIMEN SMF_4434A, Vic-de-Bigorre [Vic-en-Bigorre].

Unio requienii form crassidens Rossmässler, 1844
Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (6): 30, pl. 57, figs. 757-760. [infra-subsp.]
(homonym of Unio crassidens Lamarck, 1819; intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio requienii Michaud, 1831)

Unio litoralis var. umbonatus Rossmässler, 1844
Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (6): 27, pl. 56, fig. 754.
Rossmässler, 1854, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 3 (1-2): 36, pl. 69, fig. 849.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798)

Unio requieni Rossmässler, 1844
‘Mich.’ Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (6): 29, pl. 57, fig. 757-761.
(misidentified reference to Unio requienii Michaud, 1831)

Unio batavus var. pusillus Rossmässler, 1844
Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (6): .
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mya batava Maton & Rackett, 1807)

Unio sandrii Rossmässler, 1844
‘Villa’ Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (6): 26, pl. 56, fig. 748-749.

Unio sandrii var. sericatus Rossmässler, 1844
‘Parreyss’ Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (6): 27, pl. 56, fig. 750.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio sandrii Rossmässler, 1844)

Unio hispanus Rossmässler, 1844
‘Moq.-Tand. in litt.’ Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (6): 26, pl. 56, fig. 747.

Unio rivularis Moquin-Tandon, 1855
Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (6): fig. 414.
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France 2: 571.
(homonym of Unio rivularis Conrad, 1853)

Unio destructilis Kobelt, 1915
‘Villa’ Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (6): 31. [nomen nudum]
Villa in Kobelt, 1915, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 20: 14, pl. 545, fig. 2781.

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio capigliolo Payr.
+ Unio bandinii Rossmässler, 1837
+ Unio turtoni Rossmässler, 1844

Unio elongatulus Mhlf.

Unio hispanus Moquin-Tandon

Unio litoralis [sic] var. elongatus Dupuy

Unio litoralis [sic] var. umbonatus Rssm.

Unio moquinianus Dupuy
+ Unio destructilis Kobelt, 1915

Unio pictorum
+ Unio graniger J.F. Schmidt, 1840
+ Unio ponderosus Rossmässler, 1842

Unio requienii Mich.

Unio sandrii Villa

Unio sandrii var. sericatus Parreyss

Unio tumidus Retz.
+ Mya depressa Donovan, 1801
+ Mya ovata Donovan, 1802
+ Mya ovalis Montagu, 1803
+ Unio nodulosa Lamarck, 1819
+ Mysca solida Turton, 1822
+ Unio michaudiana Des Moulins, 1833
+ Unio limaniae Dupuy, 1852

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