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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 Rossmässler (1838), 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

Rossmässler, E.A. 1838. Iconographie der Land- und Süsswasser- Mollusken, mit vorzüglicher Berücksichtigung der europäischen noch nicht abgebildeten Arten 2 (1-2). 43 pp., pls. 31-40.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio consentaneus Rossmässler, 1836
‘Ziegl.’ Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (3): 29, pl. 15, fig. 208.
‘Ziegl.’ Rossmässler, 1838, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (1-2): 42, pl. 40, fig. 544.
Rossmässler, 1842, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (5): 14, pl. 55, fig. 742.

Unio tumidus Rossmässler, 1836
Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (3): pl. 14, fig. 203.
Rossmässler, 1838, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (1-2): 41, pl. 40, fig. 542.
Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (6): pl. 60, fig. 773.
Dupuy, 1852, Hist. Natur. Moll. France (6): pl. 28, fig. 20.
Turton, 1857, Man. Land Fresh-Water Shells Brit. Is.: pl. 2, fig. 13.
Forbes & Hanley, 1859, Brit. Moll.: pl. 40, fig. 1.
(reference to Unio tumidus Retzius, 1788)

Unio muelleri Rossmässler, 1838
Rossmässler, 1838, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (1-2): 41, pl. 40, fig. 541.
Rossmässler, 1842, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (5): 13, pl. 54, fig. 739.

Unio gargottae Rossmässler, 1838
Rossmässler, 1838, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (1-2): 26, pl. 35, fig. 493.
(misidentified reference to Unio gargottae Philippi, 1836)

Unio consentaneus legitimus Rossmässler, 1838
Rossmässler, 1838, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (1-2): 25, pl. 35, fig. 491a. [infra-subsp.]
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio consentaneus Rossmässler, 1836)

Unio consentaneus pulcher Rossmässler, 1838
Rossmässler, 1838, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (1-2): 25, pl. 35, fig. 491b. [infra-subsp.]
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio consentaneus Rossmässler, 1836; homonym of Unio pulcher Lea, 1838)

Unio consentaneus minor Rossmässler, 1838
Rossmässler, 1838, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (1-2): 25, pl. 35, fig. 491c. [infra-subsp.]
(homonym of Unio margaritifer var. minor Rossmässler, 1835; intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio consentaneus Rossmässler, 1836)

Unio tumidulus Locard, 1889
Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (3): pl. 14, fig. 203 [as ‘Unio tumidus’].
Rossmässler, 1838, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (1-2): pl. 40, fig. 542 [as ‘Unio tumidus’].
Locard, 1889, Contr. Faune Malacol. Franc. 13: 176 [70], 261 [155].
Locard, 1893, Coqu. Eau Douce Saumâtre France: 213.
(homonym of Unio tumidulus Lea, 1856)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE MNHN_22586, La Seine à Rouen (Seine-Inférieure).

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio ater var. ?

Unio consentaneus Zgl.

Unio consentaneus form legitimus

Unio consentaneus form minor

Unio consentaneus form pulcher

Unio gargottae Phil.

Unio muelleri Rossm.

Unio tumidus Retz.

Unio turtonii Payr.

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