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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 Küster (1862), 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

Küster, H.C. 1862. Die Flussperlmuscheln (Unio et Hyria). Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet von Martini und Chemnitz Fortgesetzt von Hofrath Dr. G. v. Schubert und Professor Dr. J.A. Wagner 9(2): 257-318, pls. 68, 87-100.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio semiplicatus Küster, 1862
Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 279, pl. 94, fig. 4.

Unio gabonensis Küster, 1862
Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 291, pl. 97, fig. 7.
Type(s): TYPE UNKNOWN, Gabon in West Africa.

Unio sennaariensis Küster, 1862
Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 280, pl. 94, figs. 5-6.

Monocondylaea rhomboidea Küster, 1862
‘Lea’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 304, pl. 100, fig. 7.
(misidentified reference to Monocondyloea rhomboidea Lea, 1859)

Unio modulatus Küster, 1862
‘Raf.’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 311.
(error for Obliquaria (Quadrula) nodulata Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio saccatus Küster, 1862
‘Anthony’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 263, pl. 89, fig. 2.
(homonym of Unio tumidus var. saccatus Rossmässler, 1859)

Margaritana correyana Küster, 1862
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 300.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 173.
(error for Margaritana curreyiana Lea, 1840)

Unio rugosus Küster, 1862
‘Gmelin’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 290, pl. 97, fig. 5.
(reference to Mya rugosa Gmelin, 1791)

Margaritana marginata Küster, 1862
‘Say’ of Authors.
Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 297, pl. 99, fig. 3.
Sowerby, 1866, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 51, sp. 267.
(reference to Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1818)

Unio turcicus Küster, 1862
‘Parreiss in sched.’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 267, pl. 90, figs. 3-4.
Type(s): SYNTYPES BMNH_47-5-28-1-2, Brussna.

Unio kotschyi Küster, 1862
Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 267, pl. 90, fig. 5.

Unio tampicoensis Küster, 1862
‘Lea’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 275, pl. 93, fig. 1 [as ‘tampicoënsis’].
(reference to Unio tampicoensis Lea, 1838)

Unio placidus Küster, 1862
‘Lea Mss.’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 262, pl. 88, fig. 2.

Unio spathulatus Küster, 1862
‘Lea’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 261.
(error for Unio spatulatus Lea, 1845)

Unio orientalis Küster, 1862
‘Parreis in sched.’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 267.
(intro'd as syn of Unio kotschyi Küster, 1862)

Unio parreissii Küster, 1862
‘von dem Busch’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 268.
(error for Unio parreyssi Philippi, 1848)

Unio pumilio Küster, 1862
‘Parreiss is sched.’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 268, pl. 90, fig. 7.

Unio tabascoensii Küster, 1862
‘Charp.’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 309.
(error for Unio tabascoensis Küster, 1856)

Unio tavoiensis Küster, 1862
‘Gould’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 309.
(error for Unio tavoyensis Gould, 1843)

Unio murchinsonianus Küster, 1862
‘Lea’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 309.
(error for Unio murchisonianus Lea, 1834)

Unio bullatus Küster, 1862
‘Lea’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 311.
(error for Unio pullatus Lea, 1856)

Margaritana fragilis Küster, 1862
‘Mousson’ Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 45. [nomen nudum]
‘Mousson’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 295, pl. 98, fig. 2.

Margaritana holstoniana Küster, 1862
‘Lea’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 302.
(error for Margaritana holstonia Lea, 1838)

Lampsilis (Cyrtonaias) tampicoensis kusteriana Frierson, 1927
‘Lea’ Küster, 1862, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 275, pl. 93, fig. 1 [as ‘Unio tampicoënsis’].
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 85, sp. 383d.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio tampicoensis Lea, 1838)

Taxonomic Opinions

Dipsas discoidea Lea
+ Unio tenuis Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833

Margaritana ambigua Say

Margaritana arcuata Barnes

Margaritana bonellii Férussac
+ Unio depressa C. Pfeiffer, 1825
+ Alasmodonta compressa Menke, 1830

Margaritana calceola Lea
+ Alasmodonta truncata Conrad, 1834

Margaritana correyana [sic] Lea

Margaritana deltoidea Lea

Margaritana fabula Lea

Margaritana fragilis Mousson

Margaritana holstoniana [sic] Lea

Margaritana margaritifera Linné

Margaritana marginata Say
+ Unio varicosa Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio rugulosus Wood, 1828

Margaritana radiata Conrad

Margaritana raveneliana Lea
+ Unio swananoensis Hanley, 1843

Margaritana triangulata Lea

Margaritana undulata Say
+ Unio glabratus Sowerby & Sowerby, 1823
+ Unio hians Valenciennes, 1827

Margaritana von dem buschiana Lea

Margaritana zollingeri Mousson

Monocondylaea planulata Lea

Monocondylaea rhomboidea Lea

Plagiodon isocardioides Lea

Unio araucanus Philippi

Unio aztecorum Philippi

Unio bigbyensis Lea

Unio chilensis Gray

Unio corrugatus Müller
+ Unio corrugata Bruguière, 1797

Unio cyrenoides Philippi

Unio dunkerianus Lea

Unio fatuus Lea

Unio flavus Rafinesque

Unio fulmineus Parreiss

Unio gabonensis Küster

Unio holstonensis Lea

Unio japanensis Lea

Unio jejunus Lea

Unio kotschyi Küster
+ Unio orientalis Küster, 1862

Unio latus Rafinesque

Unio liebmanni Philippi

Unio lineatus Lea

Unio membranaceus Maton
+ Unio matoniana d’Orbigny, 1835

Unio mexicanus Philippi

Unio molinae Philippi

Unio mytiloides Rafinesque

Unio obliquatus Rafinesque

Unio parreissii [sic] von dem Busch

Unio patulus Lea

Unio paulus Lea

Unio perovalis Conrad

Unio placidus Lea

Unio plenus Lea

Unio plumbeus Chemnitz

Unio psammoica d’Orbigny

Unio pullus Conrad

Unio pumilio Parreiss

Unio rangianus Lea

Unio ravenelianus Lea
+ Unio rudis Conrad, 1837

Unio ridibundus Say
+ Unio sulcatus Lea, 1829

Unio rudus Lea

Unio rugosus Gmelin

Unio rutilans Lea

Unio saccatus Anthony

Unio schwerzenbachi Parreiss

Unio semiplicatus Küster

Unio sennaariensis Küster

Unio simus Lea

Unio sloatianus Lea

Unio solidus Lea

Unio spathulatus [sic] Lea

Unio subangulatus Lea

Unio subplanus Conrad

Unio subtrapezius Philippi

Unio taeniatus Conrad

Unio tampicoënsis Lea

Unio tappanianus Lea
+ Unio viridis Conrad, 1835

Unio tetricus Lea

Unio trapezoides Lea
+ Unio crassidens Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio interruptus Say, 1831

Unio turcicus Parreiss

Unio vanuxemensis Lea

Unio verrucosus Rafinesque
+ Unio tuberculatus Barnes, 1823

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