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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 Prime (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

Prime, T. 1853. Notes on the species of Cyclas found in the United States. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 4: 271-286.

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Attributed Species Names

Cyclas pellucida Stimpson, 1851
‘Prime’ Stimpson, 1851, Shells of New England: 16.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 277.
(new name for Cyclas calyculata C.B. Adams, 1842)

Cyclas fabalis Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 159.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 273.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll. (145): 40, fig. 33.

Cyclas simplex Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 159.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 284.

Cyclas detruncata Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 155.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 273.

Cyclas rosacea Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 155.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 277.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll. (145): 50, fig. 48.

Cyclas jayensis Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 157.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 279.
(renamed Sphaerium jayanum Prime, 1865)

Cyclas distorta Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 158.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 285.

Cyclas tenuis Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 161.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 285.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll. (145): 47, fig. 44.

Cyclas tenuistriata Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 156.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 272.
(new name for Cyclas cornea C.B. Adams, 1847)

Cyclas securis Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 160.
Prime, 1852, Ann. Lyc. Natur. Hist. 5: 218, pl. 6.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 276.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll. (145): 49, fig. 47.

Cyclas gigantea Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 157.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 282.

Cyclas gracilis Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 156.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 274.

Cyclas flava Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 155.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 284.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll. (145): 43, fig. 39.

Cyclas emarginata Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 156.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 283.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll. (145): 43, fig. 38.

Cyclas acuminata Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 155.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 283.

Cyclas solidula Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 158.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 282.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll. (145): 36, fig. 27.

Cyclas modesta Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 159.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 284.

Cyclas aurea Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 159.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 283.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll. (145): 35, fig. 26.

Cyclas inornata Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 159.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 285.

Cyclas ponderosa Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 157.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 282.

Cyclas cardissa Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 160.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 277.

Cyclas castanea Prime, 1852
Prime, 1852, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 159.
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 273.

Cyclas constricta Prime, 1853
‘Anthony’ Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 274.

Cyclas eburnea Prime, 1853
‘Anthony’ Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 279.

Cyclas ovalis Prime, 1853
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 276.
(homonym of Cyclas ovalis Férussac, 1807; renamed Cyclas occidentale Lewis, 1856)

Cyclas furcata Prime, 1853
‘Rafinesque’ Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 281.

Cyclas bulbosa Prime, 1853
‘Anthony’ Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 283.

Taxonomic Opinions

Cyclas acuminata Nobis
+ Cyclas albula Prime, 1852

Cyclas aurea Nobis

Cyclas bulbosa Anthony

Cyclas cardissa Nobis

Cyclas castanea Nobis

Cyclas constricta Anthony

Cyclas dentata Haldeman

Cyclas detruncata Nobis

Cyclas distorta Nobis

Cyclas eburnea Anthony

Cyclas edentula Say

Cyclas elevata Haldeman, 1841

Cyclas emarginata Nobis

Cyclas fabalis Nobis

Cyclas flava Nobis

Cyclas furcata Rafinesque. Mss.

Cyclas gigantea Nobis

Cyclas gracilis Nobis

Cyclas inornata Nobis

Cyclas jayensis Nobis

Cyclas lasmampsis Rafinesque

Cyclas modesta Nobis

Cyclas ovalis Nobis

Cyclas partumeia Say
+ Cyclas orbicularia Linsley, 1845
+ Cyclas mirabilis Prime, 1852
+ Cyclas caerulea Prime, 1852

Cyclas patella Gould

Cyclas pellucida Nobis
+ Cyclas calyculata C.B. Adams, 1842

Cyclas ponderosa Nobis

Cyclas rhomboidea Say
+ Cyclas elegans Adams, 1840

Cyclas rosacea Nobis

Cyclas securis Nobis

Cyclas similis Say

Cyclas simplex Nobis

Cyclas solidula Nobis

Cyclas sphærica Anthony, Mss.

Cyclas staminea Conrad

Cyclas tenuis Nobis

Cyclas tenuistriata Nobis
+ Cyclas cornea C.B. Adams, 1847

Cyclas transversa Say, 1829

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