MUSSELp
 
MUSSELpdb
 
 
Taxonomy
 
 
Geography
 
 
 

Page last updated
Tue 05 Oct 2021

The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

This page documents data for Fischer & Crosse (1894), 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.

Search the database pages:

Publication information

Fischer, P. & H. Crosse. 1894. Études sur les mollusques terrestres et fluviatiles du Mexique et du Guatemala. Mission Scientifique au Mexique et dans l’Amerique Central, Recherches Zoologiques 2(16): 577-656.

Attributed Genus Names

Eucorbicula Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 624.

Neocyrena Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 631, 634.
Type species: Cyrena nicaraguana Prime, 1870 (sub. desig. by H.B. Baker, 1930: 60) = Polymesoda solida

Caliculina Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 651.
(error for Calyculina Clessin, 1872)

Coenonaias Fischer & Crosse, 1894
‘Crosse & Fischer’ of Authors.
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 596.
Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll. 93: 90.
(error for Caenonaias Fischer & Crosse, 1894)

Attributed Species Names

Unio distinctus Crosse & Fischer, 1893
Crosse & Fischer, 1893, J. de Conch. 41: 110.
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 579, pl. 69, figs. 2-2a.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN-IM-2000-1676, Rio Cosamaloapan, Mexique.

Unio soledadensis Crosse & Fischer, 1893
Crosse & Fischer, 1893, J. de Conch. 41: 111.
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 608, pl. 69, figs. 3-3b.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN-IM-2000-1785, Mexique, La Soledad.

Unio yzabalensis Crosse & Fischer, 1893
Crosse & Fischer, 1893, J. de Conch. 40: 294.
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 597, pl. 64, figs. 4-4b.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN-IM-2000-1810, Lac Yzabal, Guatemala.

Unio pigerrimus Crosse & Fischer, 1894
Crosse & Fischer, 1894, J. de Conch. 41: 293.
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 582, pl. 65, figs. 1-1a.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN-IM-2000-1761, Mexique.

Unio sallei Crosse & Fischer, 1894
Crosse & Fischer, 1894, J. de Conch. 41: 179.
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 619, pl. 68, figs. 3-3a.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN-IM-2000-1776B, Mexique.

Unio opacatus Crosse & Fischer, 1894
Crosse & Fischer, 1894, J. de Conch. 41: 295.
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 592, pl. 66, figs. 1-1a.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN-IM-2000-1755, Mexique.

Unio pliciferus var. B minor Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 581, pl. 69, fig. 4.
(homonym of Unio margaritifer var. minor Rossmässler, 1835; intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio pliciferus Lea, 1838)
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN-IM-2000-1812, Rio Medellin, Mexique.

Unio crocodilorum var. B semipustulata Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 578, pl. 60, fig. 4.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio crocodilorum Morelet, 1849)
Type(s): PARATYPES BMNH_1893-2-4-2032, River Usumacinta, Guatemala.

Unio crocodilorum var. G praestricta Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 578, pl. 60, fig. 5.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio crocodilorum Morelet, 1849)
Type(s): SYNTYPES BMNH_1893-2-4-2031, River Usumacinta, Guatemala.

Unio computatus Crosse & Fischer, 1894
Crosse & Fischer, 1894, J. de Conch. 41: 295.
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 601, pl. 67, figs. 2-2a.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN-IM-2000-1662, Coatzacoalcos, Vera Cruz, Mexico.

Unio explicatus Fischer & Crosse, 1894
‘Morelet’ Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 594, pl. 61, fig. 1.
(reference to Unio explicatus Morelet, 1849)

Unio popeii Fischer & Crosse, 1894
of Authors.
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 605 [as ‘Unio (Graphonaias) popei’].
Martens, 1900, Biol. Centr.-Amer., Moll.: 504 [as ‘Unio (Nephronaias) popei’].
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 738 [as ‘Unio (sec. Elliptio)’]. [in part]
Pilsbry, 1910, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 61: 535. [in part]
Ortmann, 1912, Ann. Carnegie Mus. 8: 271 [as ‘Elliptio’].
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 700 [as ‘Unio (sec. Elliptio)’]. [in part]
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 38 [as ‘Elliptio (Popenaias)’]. [in part]
Haas, 1929, Senckenbergiana 11: 330 [as ‘Elliptio (Popenaias)’]. [in part]
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 201 [as ‘Nephronaias (Popenaias)’]. [in part]
Graf & Cummings, 2007, J. Moll. Studies 73: 308 [as ‘Popenaias’]. [in part]
Pfeiffer et al., 2019, Zool. Scripta 48: 504 [as ‘Popenaias’]. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio popeii Lea, 1857)

Unio tehuantepecensis Crosse & Fischer, 1894
Crosse & Fischer, 1894, J. de Conch. 41: 296.
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 618, pl. 65, figs. 3-4.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN-IM-2000-1799, Mexique, Santa Efigenia. lac formé dans le cratère d'un volcan éteint.

Unio pensitatus Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 599.
(new name for Unio plicatulus Lea, 1859)

Unio alienigenus Crosse & Fischer, 1894
Crosse & Fischer, 1894, J. de Conch. 41: 294.
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 590, pl. 65, figs. 5-5a; pl. 66, fig. 3.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN-IM-2000-1634, Coatzacoalcos, Vera Cruz, Mexico.

Unio calamitarum var. G arcuans Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 612, pl. 64, figs. 5-5a.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio calamitarum Morelet, 1849)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_93-2-4-2009, Baluntie, near Palenque.

Unio calamitarum var. B prolongata Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 613, pl. 63, figs. 5-5a.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio calamitarum Morelet, 1849)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_93-2-4-2008, Baluntie, near Palenque.

Unio calamitarum var. D nephretica Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 612.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio calamitarum Morelet, 1849)

Sphaerium yucatense Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 653, pl. 63, figs. 1-1a, pl. 64, figs. 1-1b.

Cyrena salmacida var. subrostrata Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 643, pl. 61, fig. 7.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Cyrena salmacida Morelet, 1851)

Sphaerium subtransversum Fischer & Crosse, 1894
“Prime” Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 652, pl. 69, figs. 5-5a.
(reference to Sphaerium subtransversum Prime, 1860)

Unio sphenorhynchus Crosse & Fischer, 1894
Crosse & Fischer, 1894, J. de Conch. 41: 296.
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 617, pl. 66, fig. 2-2a.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN-IM-2000-1792, Mexique.

Unio tamaulipasensis Fischer & Crosse, 1894
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(16): 621.
(new name for Unio taumilapanus Conrad, 1855)

Taxonomic Opinions

Batissa violacea Lamarck

Corbicula (Neocorbicula) convexa Deshayes, 1854

Cyrena (Cyrenocapsa) floridana Conrad

Cyrena (Cyrenocapsa) salmacida Morelet, 1851

Cyrena (Cyrenocapsa) salmacida var. B subrostrata

Cyrena (Egeta) anomala Deshayes

Cyrena (Leptosiphon) caroliniana Bosc

Cyrena (Leptosiphon) cordata von Martens, 1865

Cyrena (Leptosiphon) germana T. Prime, 1867

Cyrena (Leptosiphon) mexicana Broderip et Sowerby, 1829
+ Cyrena aequilateralis Deshayes, 1854
+ Cyrena aequilatera Deshayes, 1854

Cyrena (Leptosiphon) nicaraguana T. Prime, 1869
+ Cyrena solida Philippi, 1846

Cyrena (Leptosiphon) nicaraguana var. B radiata Hanley, 1844

Cyrena (Leptosiphon) olivacea Carpenter, 1857
+ Cyrena fontainei Philippi, 1851

Cyrena (Leptosiphon) triangula Von dem Busch in Philippi, 1849
+ Cyrena altilis Gould, 1852

Cyrena (Pseudocyrena) cubensis Prime

Cyrena (Pseudocyrena) maritima (d’Orbigny, 1842)

Cyrena (s.s.) ceylanica [sic] Lamarck

Sphærium (Eupera) modioliformis Anton
+ Pisidium moquinianum Bourguignat, 1854

Sphærium (Eupera) yucatense Crosse et Fischer

Sphærium (Musculium) subtransversum (Prime, 1860)

Sphærium (s.s.) triangulare (Say, 1829)

Unio (Actinonaias) computatus Crosse & Fischer, 1893

Unio (Actinonaias) sapotalensis Lea, 1841

Unio (Amygdalonaias) cognatus Lea, 1860

Unio (Barynaias) pigerrimus Crosse & Fischer, 1893

Unio (Barynaias) sallei Crosse & Fischer, 1893

Unio (Cyrtonaias) alienigenus Crosse & Fischer, 1893

Unio (Cyrtonaias) berlandieri I. Lea, 1857

Unio (Cyrtonaias) saladoensis I. Lea, 1860

Unio (Cyrtonaias) tampicoensis I. Lea, 1836

Unio (Cyrtonaias) tecomatensis I. Lea, 1841
+ Unio tampicoensis Küster, 1862

Unio (Cyrtonaias) umbrosus Lea, 1856

Unio (Cænonaias) yzabalensis Crosse & Fischer, 1892

Unio (Cænonaias) æruginosus A. Morelet, 1849

Unio (Graphonaias) aztecorum Philippi, 1847

Unio (Graphonaias) medellinus Lea, 1838
+ Unio purpuriatus Say, 1831

Unio (Graphonaias) poeyanus Lea, 1857

Unio (Graphonaias) popei Lea, 1857 (emend.)

Unio (Graphonaias) soledadensis Crosse & Fischer, 1893

Unio (Graphonaias) veracruzensis Lea, 1868

Unio (Leptonaias) ravistellus A. Morelet, 1849

Unio (Leptonaias) vellicatus Sowerby in Reeve, 1865

Unio (Mesonaias) explicatus A. Morelet, 1849
+ Unio testudineus Reeve, 1865

Unio (Mesonaias) strebeli Lea, 1866 (emend.)

Unio (Nephronaias) coloratus Charpentier in Küster, 1856

Unio (Nephronaias) plicatulus Charpentier in Küster, 1856

Unio (Pachynaias) spheniopsis Morelet, 1849

Unio (Psoronaias) crocodilorum A. Morelet, 1849
+ Unio pliciferus Reeve, 1864

Unio (Psoronaias) crocodilorum var. B, semipustulata

Unio (Psoronaias) crocodilorum var. G, praestricta

Unio (Psoronaias) distinctus Crosse & Fischer, 1893

Unio (Psoronaias) pliciferus var. B, minor Crosse & Fischer, 1894

Unio (Simonaias) calamitarum A. Morelet, 1849
+ Unio calimatorum Lea, 1852

Unio (Simonaias) calamitarum var. D nephretica
+ Unio calamitarum Sowerby, 1868

Unio (Simonaias) calamitarum var. G arcuans

Unio (Simonaias) calamitarum var. G prolongata

Unio (Simonaias) cuprinus I. Lea, 1830
+ Unio metallicus Say, 1831
+ Unio cuprinus Sowerby, 1868

Unio (Simonaias) persulcatus Lea, 1859
+ Unio gundlachi Sowerby, 1866

Unio (Simonaias) tabascoensis Charpentier in Küster, 1856

Unio (Sphenonaias) liebmanni Philippi, 1847

Unio (Sphenonaias) sphenorhynchus Crosse & Fischer, 1893

Unio (Sphenonaias) tehuantepecensis Crosse & Fischer, 1893

Unio (Uniomerus) manubius A. Gould, 1855
+ Unio camptodon Stearns, 1891

Unio (Uniomerus) mexicanus Philippi, 1847

Unio (Uniomerus) opacatus Crosse & Fischer, 1893

Unio microdon E. von Martens, 1887

Unio tamaulipasensis Conrad (emend.)
+ Unio taumilapanus Conrad, 1855

Unio veræ pacis Tristram, 1863

Velorita cyprinoides Gray

Page updated: 07:45:28 Tue 05 Oct 2021

 
NSF icon MUSSEL icon
"Making the world a better place, one mollusk at a time."