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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 Say (1817), 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

Say, T. 1817. Conchology. [in] W. Nicholson (ed.), American Edition of the British Encyclopedia or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge. 2. 15 [unumbered] pp.

Attributed Genus Names

Monodonta Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [13].
(homonym of Lamarck, 1801 [Gastrop.]; renamed Alasmidonta Say, 1818)
Type species: Unio undulata Say, 1817 (orig. desig.) = Alasmidonta undulata

Attributed Species Names

Anodonta cataracta Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [13,] pl. 3, fig. 4.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [19,] pl. 3, fig. 4.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 53.
Type(s): TYPE MNHN_MPL_0036, [unknown].

Cyclas similis Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: pl. 1, fig. 9.

Unio cariosus Say, 1817
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 152. fig. 7. [pre-linnaean]
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 3, fig. 2.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [17,] pl. 3, fig. 2.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 51.
Type(s): NEOTYPE MCZ_178839, Schuylkill River, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Unio alatus Say, 1817
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 248, figs. 1a-b [as Unio sp.] ?.
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 4, fig. 2.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [18,] pl. 4, fig. 2.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 52.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4349, N. Amerika.

Unio plicata Say, 1817
‘LeSueur’ Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12].
‘LeSueur’ Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [17].
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 50.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4305, Ohio, U.S.A.

Unio ochraceus Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 2, fig. 8.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [18,] pl. 2, fig. 8.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 51.
Type(s): NEOTYPE MCZ_178838, Schuylkill River, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Cyclas dubia Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: ??.

Anodonta marginata Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [13,] pl. 3, fig. 5.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [19,] pl. 3, fig. 5.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 53-54.

Unio crassus Say, 1817
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 150, fig. 5.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 249, fig. 1 [as Unio sp.].
‘LeSueur’ Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [11], pl. 1, fig. 8.
‘LeSueur’ Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [16], pl. 1, fig. 8.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 49.
(homonym of Unio crassus Retzius, 1788)

Unio undulata Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [13,] pl. 3, fig. 3.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [19,] pl. 3, fig. 3.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 53.

Unio ovatus Say, 1817
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 248, fig. 5 [as Unio sp.].
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 2, fig. 7.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [17,] pl. 2, fig. 7.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 50-51.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4338, N. Amerika.

Unio purpureus Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 3, fig. 1.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [17,] pl. 3, fig. 1.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 50.
(renamed Unio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819)

Unio nasutus Say, 1817
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 151, fig. 6.
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [12,] pl. 4, fig. 1.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [18,] pl. 4, fig. 1.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 52.
Type(s): USNM_85978, Bristol, Pa.

Unio cylindricus Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [13,] pl. 4, fig. 3.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [18,] pl. 4, fig. 3.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 52.
Type(s): NEOTYPE SMF_4310, N. Amerika.

Anodonta undulata Say, 1817
Say, 1817, Nich. Encyc. 2: [13,] pl. 3, fig. 6.
Say, 1819, Nich. Encyc. 4: [19,] pl. 3, fig. 6.
Say, 1858, [in] Binney, Compl. Writings T. Say: 54.

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodonta cataracta Say, 1817

Anodonta marginata Say, 1817

Anodonta undulata Say, 1817

Monodonta undulata (Say, 1817)

Unio alatus Say, 1817

Unio cariosus Say, 1817
+ Mya radiata Gmelin, 1791

Unio crassus Say, 1817

Unio crassus var. plicata Say, 1817

Unio cylindricus Say, 1817

Unio nasutus Say, 1817

Unio ochraceus Say, 1817

Unio ovatus Say, 1817

Unio purpureus Say, 1817

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