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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 Valenciennes (1827), 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

Valenciennes, A. 1827. Coquilles fluviatiles bivalves du nouveau-continent, recueillies pendant le voyage de Mm. de Humboldt et Bonpland. [in] Humboldt & Bonpland, Recueil d’observations de zoologie et d’anatomie compar: faites dans l’ocn atlantique, dans l’intieur du nouveau continent et dans la mer du sud pendant les anns 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802 et 1803 2: 225-.

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Attributed Species Names

Anodonta glauca Valenciennes, 1827
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 87. [nomen nudum]
Valenciennes, 1827, Receuil Observ. Zool. 2: 236, pl. 50, fig. 2.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN-IM-2000-1706A, Acapulco.

Unio dombeyana Valenciennes, 1827
Humboldt & Bonpland in Valenciennes, 1827, Receuil Observ. Zool. 2: 227, pl. 53, figs. 1a-b.

Unio tuberculosus Valenciennes, 1827
Valenciennes in Valenciennes, 1827, Receuil Observ. Zool. 2: 232.
(error for Obliquaria (Rotundaria) tuberculata Rafinesque, 1820)

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