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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 Clessin (1888), 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

Clessin. 1888. Binnenmollusken aus Südbrasilien. Malakozoologische Blätter, Neue Folge 10: 165-174.

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Attributed Species Names

Anodonta gigantea Martens, 1868
‘Spix’ of Authors.
Martens, 1868, Malak. Blatt. 15: 196.
Clessin, 1888, Malak. Blatt. 10: 171.
(reference to Anodon giganteus Spix & Wagner, 1827)

Mycetopus plicatus Clessin, 1882
Clessin, 1882, Malak. Blatt. 5: 190, pl. 4, fig. 7.
Clessin, 1888, Malak. Blatt. 10: 171.
(homonym of Mycetopus plicatus Sowerby, 1868; renamed Mycetopus clessini Fischer, 1890; renamed Glabaris nehringi Ihering, 1893)

Anodonta iheringi Clessin, 1882
Clessin, 1882, Malak. Blatt. 5: 191, pl. 4, fig. 5.
Clessin, 1888, Malak. Blatt. 10: 171.
Type(s): POSSIBLE SYNTYPE MCZ_174094, Taquara, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Unio koseritzi Clessin, 1888
Clessin, 1888, Malak. Blatt. 10: 172.

Unio dunkerianus Clessin, 1888
‘Lea’ Clessin, 1888, Malak. Blatt. 10: 172.
(misidentified reference to Unio dunkerianus Lea, 1856)

Anodon solenoidea Clessin, 1888
‘Reeve’ Clessin, 1888, Malak. Blatt. 10: 171.
(error for Anodon solenidea Sowerby, 1867)

Pisidium globulus Clessin, 1888
Clessin, 1888, Malak. Blatt. 10: 173.

Castalia ambigua Clessin, 1888
‘Lamarck’ Clessin, 1888, Malak. Blatt. 10: 171.
(misidentified reference to Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819)

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodonta gigantea Lea, 1838

Anodonta iheringi Clessin, 1882

Anodonta solenoidea Reeve
+ Anodon solenidea Sowerby, 1867

Anodonta tenebricosa Lea, 1834

Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819

Mycetopus plicatus Clessin, 1882

Unio delodontus Lamarck, 1819

Unio dunkerianus Lea, 1856

Unio koseritzi n. sp.

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