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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 Küster (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

Küster, H.C. 1853. Die Flussperlmuscheln (Unio et Hyria). Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet von Martini und Chemnitz Fortgesetzt von Hofrath Dr. G. v. Schubert und Professor Dr. J.A. Wagner 9(2): 65-88, pls. 15-24.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio anadontoides Küster, 1853
‘Lea’ Küster, 1853, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 68.
(error for Unio anodontoides Lea, 1831)

Unio praeposterus Küster, 1853
‘Held’ Küster, 1853, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 87, pl. 22, fig. 7.

Unio latirostris Küster, 1853
Küster, 1853, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 86, pl. 22, figs. 5-6.

Unio arca Küster, 1853
‘Held in sched.’ Küster, 1853, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 79, pl. 20, figs. 1-2.

Unio decollatus Küster, 1853
‘Held in sched.’ Küster, 1853, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 79, pl. 20, fig. 3.

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio capax Green

Unio lacrymosus Lea

Unio lienosus Conrad
+ Unio nashvillianus Lea, 1834

Unio limosus Nilsson
+ Unio deshayesii Michaud, 1831
+ Unio requienii Michaud, 1831
+ Unio pictorum Rossmässler, 1836
+ Unio graniger J.F. Schmidt, 1840
+ Unio ponderosus Rossmässler, 1842
+ Unio latirostris Küster, 1853
+ Unio praeposterus Küster, 1853

Unio nexus Say
+ Unio arcaeformis Lea, 1831

Unio pictorum Lamarck
+ Mya pictorum Gmelin, 1791
+ Unio pictorum Rossmässler, 1836
+ Unio pictorum var. grandis Rossmässler, 1842
+ Unio nathusii Küster, 1854

Unio platyrhynchus Rossmässler
+ Unio longirostris Rossmässler, 1836
+ Unio arca Küster, 1853
+ Unio decollatus Küster, 1853

Unio productus Conrad

Unio shepardianus Lea

Unio teres Rafinesque
+ Unio anodontoides Lea, 1831
+ Unio teres Say, 1834

Unio tumidus Retz.
+ Unio tumidus Rossmässler, 1836

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