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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 Mörch (1853), 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

Mörch, O.A.L. 1853. Acephala. Annulata Cirripedia. Echinodermata. Catalogus Conchyliorum Quae Reliquit D. Alphonso D’Aguirra & Gadnea Comes de Yoldi... 2. 74 pp.

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Attributed Genus Names

Triquetra Lea, 1852
Klein, 1753, Tent. Method. Ostrac., etc.: 135 [pre-linnaean].
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 17.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 43.
(homonym of Blainville, 1828 [Veneridae])
Type species: Prisodon obliquus Schumacher, 1817 (herein) = Prisodon obliquus

Tritogenia Agassiz, 1852
‘Agassiz’ of Authors.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 52.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 44.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 496.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 143.
(error for Tritogonia Agassiz, 1852)

Legumia Agassiz, 1852
‘Swainson’ of Authors.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 45.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 46.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 490.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 143.
(error for Ligumia Swainson, 1840)

Danalis Mörch, 1853
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 48.
(intro'd as syn. of Baphia Mörch, 1853)

Hormomya Mörch, 1853
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: ??.

Baphia Mörch, 1853
Meuschen, 1787, Mus. Gevers: 472 [as ‘Baphiæ’].
‘Meusch. 1787’ Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 48.
(homonym of Gray, 1847 [Malleidae]; intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758 (orig. desig.) = Margaritifera margaritifera

Niaea Mörch, 1853
‘Sws. 1837’ Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 47 [as ‘Niæa’].
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 143.
(error for Naia Swainson, 1840)

Anodontina Mörch, 1853
‘Schlüter’ of Authors.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 48.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 502.
Martens, 1900, Biol. Centr.-Amer., Moll.: 481.
(homonym of Macquart, 1838 [Dipt.]; new name for Anadontina Schlüter, 1838)

Rhipidodonta Mörch, 1853
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 47.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Unio paranensis Lea, 1834 (monotypy) = Diplodon paranensis

Euphira Mörch, 1853
‘Gistel’ of Authors.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 28.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 506.
Paetel, 1875, Fam. Gatt. Moll.: 79.
Westerlund, 1902, Rad. Jugoslav. Akad. 150: 137.
(error for Eufira Gistl, 1848)

Attributed Species Names

Mytilus cellensis Menke, 1828
‘Gmelin’ of Authors.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 63.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106.
Küster, 1839, Conchyl. Cab. 9(1): 16.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 48.
Drouët, 1881, Unionidae Russie: 22.
Bourguignat, 1882, Natural. Sicil. 2 (1): 20 [1].
Westerlund, 1890, Fauna Paläarct. Binnenconch. 2(7): 211.
Zhadin, 1938, Faune USSR Mollusques 4(1): 119.
Modell, 1945, Jena. Z. Med. Naturw. 78: 81.
(error for Mytilus zellensis Gmelin, 1791)

Unio metanever Lea, 1829
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Lea, 1829, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 3 [O. 1]: 418.
Jay, 1835, Cat. Rec. Shells: 17.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 179.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 48.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 252.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 44.
(reference to Obliquaria (Quadrula) metanevra Rafinesque, 1820)

Pleiodon macmurtrei Conrad, 1834
‘Conrad’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1834, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 7(1): 180.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 225.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 49.
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 443.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 601.
Mandahl-Barth, 1988, Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 57.
Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 151.
(incorrect original spelling of Pleiodon macmurtriei Conrad, 1834)

Unio suborbiculatus Conrad, 1836
‘Hildreth’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(4): 35.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 46.
(error for Unio orbiculatus Hildreth, 1828)

Unio carolinensis Mörch, 1853
‘Bosc’ of Authors.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 46.
Campbell & Lydeard, 2012, Amer. Malac. Bull. 30(1): 33.
(error for Unio caroliniana Bosc, 1801)

Diplodon parallelepipedum Mörch, 1853
‘Lea’ Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 47.
(error for Unio parallelopipedon Lea, 1834)

Unio (Obovaria) orbicularis Mörch, 1853
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 44. [nomen nudum]

Unio (Scalenaria) scalenarius Mörch, 1853
‘Raf.’ Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 44.
(error for Obliquaria (Scalenaria) scalenia Rafinesque, 1820)

Anodonta cygnea lingua Mörch, 1863
‘Yoldi’ Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 48 [as ‘A. lingua’]. [nomen nudum]
‘(Yoldi)’ Mörch, 1863, Vidensk. Medd. Naturhist. Foren. Kjöben. (17-22): 83.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758)

Anodonta anatina monstrosa Brot, 1867
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 48 [as ‘A. monstrosa’]. [nomen nudum]
Brot, 1867, Assoc. Zool. Léman Ann. (1866): [42,] pl. 7, fig. 2.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mytilus anatinus Linnaeus, 1758)

Taxonomic Opinions

Aetheria [sic] semilunata (Lam.)
+ Etheria plumbea Férussac, 1824

Anodonta (Patularia) exotica Lam.

Anodonta (Patularia) latomarginata Lea

Anodonta anatina (L.)

Anodonta cellensis [sic] (Gm.)

Anodonta monstrosa
+ Anodonta cygnea lingua Mörch, 1863

Anodonta piscinalis Nilsson

Castalia cordata Humph.
+ Prisodon truncatus Schumacher, 1817
+ Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819

Mutela (Pliodon) ovata (Sws.)
+ Arca rostrum Wood, 1828
+ Pleiodon macmurtriei Conrad, 1834

Mutela (Spatha) chaiziana (Rang)

Mutela (Spatha) rubens (Lam.)

Mutela dubia (Gm.)
+ Iridina exotica Lamarck, 1819
+ Anodonta adansonii Gray, 1825

Triquetra corrugata (Lam.)

Triquetra obliqua (Sch.)
+ Hyria avicularis Lamarck, 1819

Unio (Alasmodonta (s.s.)) marginatus (Say)
+ Unio varicosa Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio rugulosus Wood, 1828

Unio (Alasmodonta Strophitus) undulatus Say
+ Unio hians Valenciennes, 1827

Unio (Anodontina) [sic] cataracta (Say)

Unio (Anodontina) [sic] undulatus (Say)
+ Unio varicosus of Authors, date unknown

Unio (Baphia) margaritifera (L.)
+ Unio elongata Lamarck, 1819

Unio (Complanaria) complanata (Barnes)
+ Unio gigas Swainson, 1824

Unio (Crenodonta) plicatus Say
+ Unio peruviana Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio undulata Valenciennes, 1827

Unio (Cyprogenia) stegaria (Raf.)
+ Unio irroratus Lea, 1828

Unio (Diplodon) parallelepipedum [sic] Lea

Unio (Dysnomia) gibbosus (Raf.)
+ Unio perplexus Lea, 1831
+ Unio obliquus Potiez & Michaud, 1844

Unio (Elliptio) abruptus Say
+ Unio cyclops Conrad, 1836

Unio (Elliptio) carolinensis [sic] Bosc
+ Unio arctatus Conrad, 1834

Unio (Elliptio) dilatatus Raf.
+ Unio nasuta Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio gibbosus Barnes, 1823

Unio (Elliptio) fasciolaris (Raf.)
+ Unio phaseolus Hildreth, 1828
+ Unio planulatus Lea, 1829

Unio (Elliptio) lanceolatus Lea

Unio (Elliptio) ligamentinus Lam.
+ Unio crassus Say, 1817
+ Unio crassidens Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio ellipticus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio orbiculatus Hildreth, 1828

Unio (Elliptio) maculatus Conrad

Unio (Elliptio) nasutus Say
+ Unio rostrata Valenciennes, 1827

Unio (Elliptio) niger Raf.
+ Unio violaceus Spengler, 1793
+ Unio crassidens Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio cuneatus Barnes, 1823

Unio (Elliptio) purpureus Say
+ Mya complanata Lightfoot, 1786
+ Unio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819

Unio (Elliptio) teres Raf.
+ Unio anodontoides Lea, 1831

Unio (Hyridella) australis Lam.

Unio (Lampsilis) cariosus Say
+ Unio ventricosus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio ovatus Valenciennes, 1827

Unio (Lampsilis) ochraceus Say

Unio (Lampsilis) ovatus Say

Unio (Lampsilis) siliquoideus Barnes

Unio (Lampsilis) virginianus Lam.
+ Mya anatina Gronovius, 1781
+ Mya radiata Gmelin, 1791
+ Unio oblongatus Wood, 1828

Unio (Metaptera) latissimus Raf.
+ Unio poulsoni Conrad, 1834

Unio (Metaptera) megapterus (Raf.)
+ Unio alatus Say, 1817

Unio (Mysca) pictorum (L.)

Unio (Mysca) tumidus Retz.

Unio (Naïa) aegyptiacus Caillaud [sic]

Unio (Naïa) corrugatus (Müll.)

Unio (Naïa) spurius (Gm.)

Unio (Naïa) testudinarius Spgl.

Unio (Niæa) araucanus Philippi

Unio (Niæa) auratus Sws.

Unio (Niæa) chilensis Gray

Unio (Niæa) multistriatus Lea
+ Diplodon ellypticum Spix & Wagner, 1827
+ Unio psammactinus Philippi, 1848

Unio (Niæa) niloticus Caillaud [sic]

Unio (Obovaria) circulus Lea

Unio (Obovaria) coccineus Hildr. apud Lea
+ Unio catillus Conrad, 1836

Unio (Obovaria) mytiloides (Raf.)
+ Unio pyramidatus Lea, 1831

Unio (Obovaria) rotundatus Lam.
+ Unio rotundatus Wood, 1828

Unio (Obovaria) torsus (Raf.)
+ Unio retusa Lamarck, 1819

Unio (Obovaria) “orbicularis”

Unio (Orthonymus) cylindricus Say
+ Unio naviformis Lamarck, 1819

Unio (Potamida) [sic] crassus Retz.
+ Unio consentaneus Rossmässler, 1836

Unio (Potamida) [sic] fellmanni Dh.

Unio (Potamida) [sic] littoralis Lam.
+ Unio rhomboideus Moquin-Tandon, 1855

Unio (Potamida) [sic] reniformis Schmidt

Unio (Quadrula) asper Lea

Unio (Quadrula) metanever [sic] (Raf.)

Unio (Quadrula) nodosus Barnes

Unio (Quadrula) pustulosus Lea

Unio (Quadrula) turgidus Lea

Unio (Rhipidodonta) paranensis var. Lea

Unio (Rotundaria) cælatus Conrad

Unio (Scalenaria) scalenarius [sic] (Raf.)

Unio (Tritogenia) [sic] verrucosus (Raf.)
+ Unio tuberculatus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio (Theliderma) pustulata Swainson, 1840

Unio (Truncilla) triqueter (Raf.)
+ Unio triangularis Barnes, 1823
+ Unio formosus Lea, 1831

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