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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 Agassiz (1852), 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

Agassiz, L. 1852. Ueber die Gattungen unter den Nord Amerikanischen Najaden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 18(1): 41-52.

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Attributed Genus Names

Alasmodonta Say, 1819
‘Say’ of Authors.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [18].
Say, 1825, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5(3-4): 131.
Férussac, 1827, Bull. Sci. Nat. et Géol. 10: 417.
Lea, 1829, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 3 [O. 1]: 421.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106.
Ferussac, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5: 25.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 43.
Schlüter, 1838, Kurzgef. Syst. Verz. Conch. Samml.: 32.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 46.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 499.
Vest, 1866, Verh. Mitth. Siebenbürg. Ver. Naturw. (17): 197.
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 1.
(new name for Alasmidonta Say, 1818; renamed Anelasmodon Agassiz, 1846)

Micromya Agassiz, 1852
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 47.
(homonym of Rondani, 1840 [Dipt.])
Type species: Unio lapillus Say, 1831 (sub. desig. by Herrmannsen, 1852: 83) = Paetulunio fabalis

Orthonymus Agassiz, 1852
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 48.
Type species: Unio cylindricus Say, 1817 (orig. desig.) = Theliderma cylindrica

Dysnomia Agassiz, 1852
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 43.
Type species: Unio foliatus Hildreth, 1828 (sub. desig. by Simpson, 1900: 521) = Epioblasma flexuosa

Tritogonia Agassiz, 1852
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 48.
Type species: Obliquaria verrucosa Rafinesque, 1820 (orig. desig.) = Tritogonia verrucosa

Cyprogenia Agassiz, 1852
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 47.
Type species: Unio irroratus Lea, 1828 (orig. desig.) = Cyprogenia stegaria

Uniopsis Agassiz, 1852
‘Swainson’ Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 49.
(reference to Uniopsis Swainson, 1840)
Type species: Alasmodonta edentula Say, 1829 = Strophitus undulatus

Tritogenia Agassiz, 1852
‘Agassiz’ of Authors.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 52.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 44.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 496.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 143.
(error for Tritogonia Agassiz, 1852)

Rotundaria Agassiz, 1852
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 48.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 765.
Ortmann, 1910, Nautilus 23(11): 140.
Ortmann, 1912, Ann. Carnegie Mus. 8: 257.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 811.
Utterback, 1915, Amer. Midl. Nat. 4(4): 149.
Haas, 1929, Senckenbergiana 11: 333.
Haas, 1930, Senckenbergiana 12(6): 319.
(reference to Rotundaria Rafinesque, 1820)
Type species: Obliquaria tuberculata Rafinesque, 1820 = Cyclonaias tuberculata

Legumia Agassiz, 1852
‘Swainson’ of Authors.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 45.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 46.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 490.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 143.
(error for Ligumia Swainson, 1840)

Hemilastena Agassiz, 1852
‘Rafinesque’ Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 50.
(error for Hemistena Rafinesque, 1820)

Attributed Species Names

Unio metanever Lea, 1829
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Lea, 1829, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 3 [O. 1]: 418.
Jay, 1835, Cat. Rec. Shells: 17.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 179.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 48.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 252.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 44.
(reference to Obliquaria (Quadrula) metanevra Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio nervosa Conrad, 1834
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1834, New Fresh-Water Shells: 70.
Say, 1834, Amer. Conch. 6: ??.
Lapham, 1852, Trans. WI Agri. Soc. 2: 369.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 48.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 252.
(misidentified reference to Unio (Leptodea) nervosa Rafinesque, 1820)

Alasmodonta truncata Lea, 1836
‘Say, in lit.’ of Authors.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 44.
Lea, 1838, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 135.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 46.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 262.
(intro'd as syn of Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1818)

Margaritana curreyana Lea, 1842
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Lea, 1842, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 8 [O. 3]: pl. 18, fig. 40.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 47.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 42.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 263.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 499.
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 63, sp. 319.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 68.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 661.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 474.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 21.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 395.
(error for Margaritana curreyiana Lea, 1840)

Anodonta ohioensis Agassiz, 1852
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 46.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 648.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 437.
Oesch, 1984, Missouri Naiades: 183 [as ‘Potamilus’].
(error for Anodonta (Lastena) ohiensis Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio sowerbyanus Küster, 1852
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Küster, 1852, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 62.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 43.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 14, sp. 58.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 520.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 17.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 94.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 483.
Burch, 1975, Freshw. Unio. North Amer.: 173.
R.I. Johnson, 1978, Bull. MCZ 148: 280.
Parmalee & Bogan, 1998, The Freshwater Mussels of Tennessee: 91.
(error for Unio sowerbianus Lea, 1834)

Lampsilis dolabriformis Agassiz, 1852
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 44.
(error for Unio dolabraeformis Lea, 1838)

Lampsilis nashvillensis Agassiz, 1852
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 44.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 45.
Ortmann, 1924, Amer. Midl. Nat. 9(1): 32.
(error for Unio nashvillianus Lea, 1834)

Eurynia ficheriana Agassiz, 1852
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 45.
(error for Unio fisherianus Lea, 1838)

Complanaria trapezius Agassiz, 1852
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 49.
(error for Unio trapezoides Lea, 1831)

Complanaria hempelii Agassiz, 1852
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 49.
(error for Unio hembeli Conrad, 1838)

Taxonomic Opinions

Alasmodonta [sic] marginata Say

Alasmodonta [sic] raveneliana Lea

Alasmodonta [sic] truncata Say

Alasmodonta [sic] undulata Say

Alasmodonta [sic] undulata Say

Canthyria spinosus (Lea)

Complanaria atrocostatus

Complanaria atromarginatus

Complanaria boykinianus

Complanaria complanata (Barnes)

Complanaria compressa (Lea)

Complanaria confragosus

Complanaria costata

Complanaria costata

Complanaria hempelii [sic]

Complanaria heros

Complanaria plicatus

Complanaria rugosa

Complanaria subtentus

Complanaria trapezius [sic]

Cyprogenia dromas (Lea)

Cyprogenia stegaria (Raf.)
+ Unio irroratus Lea, 1828

Dysnomia capsaeformis

Dysnomia flexuosa
+ Unio foliatus Hildreth, 1828

Dysnomia gibbosa
+ Unio perplexus Lea, 1831

Eurynia angustata

Eurynia ficheriana [sic]

Eurynia jayensis

Eurynia lanceolata

Eurynia nasuta (Say) nicht Lmk.

Eurynia producta

Eurynia recta (Lmk.)

Eurynia shepardiana

Eurynia vaughaniana

Hemilastena [sic] ambigua Agass.
+ Unio hildrethianus Lea, 1834

Hemilastena [sic] lata Rafinesque
+ Unio dehiscens Say, 1829
+ Unio oriens Lea, 1831

Lampsilis ater

Lampsilis cardium

Lampsilis cariosus

Lampsilis constrictus

Lampsilis dolabriformis [sic]

Lampsilis fasciola Raf.

Lampsilis glans

Lampsilis hydianus

Lampsilis mississippiensis

Lampsilis nashvillensis [sic]

Lampsilis ochraceus

Lampsilis orbiculatus

Lampsilis ovatus

Lampsilis parvus

Lampsilis radiata

Lampsilis siliquoideus
+ Unio inflatus Barnes, 1823

Lampsilis subrostratus

Lampsilis ventricosus

Margaritana arcuata (Barnes)

Margaritana monodonta (Say)

Metaptera alata

Metaptera fragilis

Metaptera gracilis

Metaptera inflata

Metaptera leptodon

Metaptera ohioensis [sic]

Metaptera poulsoni

Micromya curreyana [sic] Ag.

Micromya fabula Ag.

Micromya lapillus
+ Unio fabalis Lea, 1831

Obovaria circulus

Obovaria olivarius

Obovaria subrotundus

Obovaria torsus Raf.
+ Unio retusa Lamarck, 1819

Orthonymus cylindricus (Say)
+ Unio naviformis Lamarck, 1819

Plagiola lineolata
+ Unio securis Lea, 1829

Plagiola nervosa

Plagiola truncata

Pleurobema clava (Lmk.)

Pleurobema flavus

Pleurobema mytiloides

Pleurobema obovalis

Pleurobema politus

Pleurobema ruber

Pleurobema rubiginosus

Pleurobema undatus

Quadrula bullatus

Quadrula cornutus

Quadrula cyphius [sic]

Quadrula fragosus

Quadrula metanever [sic]

Quadrula nodosus

Quadrula nodulatus

Quadrula reflexus

Quadrula rugosus

Rotundaria tuberculata (Raf.)
+ Unio verrucosus Barnes, 1823

Scalenaria haysiana
+ Unio sowerbianus Lea, 1834

Scalenaria obliquata (Raf.)
+ Unio sulcatus Lea, 1829
+ Unio ridibundus Say, 1829

Scalenaria personata
+ Unio pileus Lea, 1831
+ Unio capillaris Lea, 1834

Tritogonia pustulata (Swainson)

Tritogonia verrucosa (Raf.)
+ Unio tuberculatus Barnes, 1823

Truncilla arcaeformis (Lea)
+ Unio nexus Say, 1831

Truncilla interrupta Say, Conrad
+ Unio brevidens Lea, 1831

Truncilla triquetra Raf.
+ Unio triangularis Barnes, 1823
+ Unio formosus Lea, 1831

Unio complanata Sol.

Unio fasciolaris Raf.
+ Unio phaseolus Hildreth, 1828
+ Unio planulatus Lea, 1829

Unio mucronatus Barnes

Unio nasutus Lmk.
+ Unio (Eurynia) dilatata Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio gibbosus Barnes, 1823

Unio niger Raf.
+ Unio cuneatus Barnes, 1823

Uniopsis calceolus (Lea)
+ Margaritana deltoidea Lea, 1838

Uniopsis edentula (Say)

Uniopsis radiata (Lea) [sic]

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