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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 Sowerby (1825), 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

Sowerby, G.B. 1825. Abstract of a notice relating to the Ætheriæ found in the Nile by M. Caillaud; by M. De Ferussac; together with a description of a new species of Ætheria. Zoological Journal 1: 518-523.

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Attributed Genus Names

Aetheria Oken, 1818
Oken, 1818, Isis (Oken) 1818: 1117.
Sowerby, 1825, Zool. Jour. 1: 518.
Berthold in Latreille, 1827, unknown publication: 208.
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 38 [as ‘Ætheria].
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 65.
Herrmannsen, 1846, Ind. Gener. Malacol. 1: 22.
Agassiz, 1846, Nomencl. Zool. Index Univ.: 10.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 509.
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 53.
Westerlund, 1902, Rad. Jugoslav. Akad. 150: 138.
(new name for Etheria Lamarck, 1807)

Attributed Species Names

Etheria plumbea Férussac, 1824
Férussac, 1824, Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. 1: 359.
Ferussac in Sowerby, 1825, Zool. Jour. 1: 522 [as ‘Ætheria’].
(new name for Etheria semilunata Lamarck, 1807; new name for Etheria transversa Lamarck, 1807)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHG_XXXX, Madagascar.

Etheria lamarckii Férussac, 1824
Férussac, 1824, Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. 1: 359.
Ferussac in Sowerby, 1825, Zool. Jour. 1: 522 [as ‘Ætheria’].
(new name for Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807; new name for Etheria trigonula Lamarck, 1807)

Aetheria cailliaudi Férussac, 1824
Férussac, 1824, Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. 1: 359.
Ferussac in Sowerby, 1825, Zool. Jour. 1: 522.
Type(s): UNKNOWN MCZ_72888, Blue Nile, Egypt.

Aetheria tubifera Sowerby, 1825
Sowerby, 1825, Zool. Jour. 1: 523, pl. 19.

Taxonomic Opinions

Ætheria [sic] cailliaudi (Ferussac)

Ætheria [sic] lamarckii (Ferussac)
+ Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807
+ Etheria trigonula Lamarck, 1807

Ætheria [sic] plumbea (Ferussac)
+ Etheria semilunata Lamarck, 1807
+ Etheria transversa Lamarck, 1807

Ætheria [sic] tubifera

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