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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 (1855), 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. 1855. 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): 121-136, pls. 33-40.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio litoralis Menke, 1828
‘Lamarck’ of Authors.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 64.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 107.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 32.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 282.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 34.
Rossmässler, 1854, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 3 (1-2): 37.
Küster, 1855, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 128.
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 22, sp. 98.
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 86, sp. 461.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 54.
Westerlund, 1890, Fauna Paläarct. Binnenconch. 2(7): 52.
(error for Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798)

Unio heros Küster, 1855
‘Say’ Küster, 1855, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 136, pl. 40, figs. 1-2.
(misidentified reference to Unio heros Say, 1829)

Unio lessoni Küster, 1855
‘Lamarck’ Lesson, 1830, Voy. Coquille 2: 427, pl. 15, figs. 5-5a.
Küster, 1855, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 135, pl. 36, fig. 4.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85723, N Holland [Nepean River, New South Wales, Australia].

Unio capigliolo Küster, 1855
‘Payraudeau’ of Authors.
Küster, 1855, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 125, pl. 34, figs. 5-6. [in part]
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 75, sp. 392.
(misidentified reference to Unio capigliolo Payraudeau, 1826)

Unio gangraenosus Küster, 1855
‘Ziegler’ of Authors.
Küster, 1855, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 124.
Westerlund, 1890, Fauna Paläarct. Binnenconch. 2(7): 81.
Haas, 1940, Zool. Ser. Field Mus. Nat. Hist. 24: 130.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 46.
(error for Unio gangrenosus J.F. Schmidt, 1840)

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio auratus Sowerby

Unio batavus Lamarck
+ Unio labacensis Rossmässler, 1835
+ Unio carinthiacus Rossmässler, 1836

Unio capigliolo Payraudeau
+ Unio bandinii Rossmässler, 1837
+ Unio turtoni Rossmässler, 1844

Unio gangraenosus [sic] Ziegler

Unio heros Say
+ Unio undulatus Say, 1831
+ Unio multiplicatus Lea, 1831

Unio lessoni Küster
+ Unio depressa Lesson, 1830

Unio litoralis [sic] Lamarck
+ Unio subtetragonus Michaud, 1831
+ Unio pianensis Boubée, 1833
+ Unio littoralis Rossmässler, 1837
+ Unio littoralis var. minor Rossmässler, 1842
+ Unio litoralis var. umbonatus Rossmässler, 1844

Unio margaritifer Linné
+ Mya margaritifera Gmelin, 1791
+ Unio margaritifera Draparnaud, 1806
+ Unio elongata Lamarck, 1819
+ Alasmodonta arcuata Barnes, 1823
+ Unio sinuata C. Pfeiffer, 1825
+ Unio elongata Michaud, 1831

Unio multidentatus Parreiss

Unio requienii Michaud
+ Unio requieni Rossmässler, 1844

Unio sinuatus Lamarck
+ Unio sinuatus Rossmässler, 1836

Unio teretiusculus Philippi

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