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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 Griffith & Pidgeon (1834), 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

Griffith, E. & E. Pidgeon. 1834. The Mollusca and Radiata. [in] Griffith, E. (ed.). The Animal Kingdom arranged in conformity with its organization, by the Baron Cuvier, member of the institute of France, &c. &c. &c. 12(39-40): 193-601.

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Attributed Genus Names

Villorita Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833
Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(38): pl. 31, fig. 5.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(39-40): 601.
Type species: Cyrena cyprinoides Gray, 1825 (monotypy) = Villorita cyprinoides

Dipsada Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834
Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(39-40): 106.
(error for Dipsas Leach, 1814)
Type species: Dipsas plicatus Leach, 1814 = Cristaria plicata

Attributed Species Names

Cyrena cyprinoides Gray, 1825
Gray, 1825, Ann. Phil. 9: 136.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(38): pl. 31, fig. 5 [as ‘Villorita’].
Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(39-40): 601 [as ‘Villorita’].

Unio leaii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(38): pl. 21, fig. 1.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(39-40): 600.

Anodon susannae Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(38): pl. 24, fig. 1 [as ‘susannæ’].
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(39-40): 595 [as ‘susannæ].

Anodon georginae Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(38): pl. 19, fig. 3 [as ‘georginæ’].
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(39-40): 595 [as ‘georginæ’].

Unio tenuis Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(38): pl. 24, fig. 2.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(39-40): 595 [as ‘Anodon tenuis’], 601.

Unio smithii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(38): pl. 20, fig. 3.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(39-40): 600.

Unio childreni Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(38): pl. 20, fig. 1.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(39-40): 600.

Unio douglasiae Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(38): pl. 21, fig. 2 [as ‘douglasiæ’].
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(39-40): 601 [as ‘douglasiæ’].

Unio chinensis Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834
Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom 12(39-40): 600.
(error for Unio chilensis Gray, 1828)

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodontes anatinus Chemn.

Anodontes cygneus (Lin.)

Anodontes exotica Encyc. Method.

Castalia ambigua Lam.

Hyria rugosa Encyc. Meth.

Unio littoralis Lam.

Unio margaritifera L.

Unio pictorum L.

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