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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 (1861), 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. 1861. 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): 161-256, pl. 35, 46-86.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio coeruleus Lea, 1852
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 30 [as ‘cœruleus’].
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 228.
Tapparone Canefri, 1889, Ann. Mus. Storia Nat. Genova 27: 88.
Connolly, 1925, Rec. Albany Mus. 3: [5].
(error for Unio caeruleus Lea, 1831)

Unio bigorrensis Lea, 1852
‘Millet’ Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 39.
‘Millet’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 230.
‘Millet’ Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 63.
‘Locard’ Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 692.
(error for Unio bigerrensis Millet, 1843)

Unio fisherianus Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 205, pl. 68, fig. 6.
(misidentified reference to Unio fisherianus Lea, 1838)

Unio auratus Küster, 1861
‘Swainson’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 161, pl. 46, fig. 3.
(reference to Unio auratus Philippi, 1847)

Unio maestus Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 226, pl. 76, fig. 5.
(misidentified reference to Unio moestus Lea, 1841; error for Unio moestus Lea, 1841)

Unio australis Küster, 1861
‘Lamarck’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 230, pl. 77, fig. 6.
(reference to Unio australis Lamarck, 1819)

Unio mussolianus Küster, 1861
‘Parreiss in sched.’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 244, pl. 82, fig. 1.
(renamed Unio mossulianus Kobelt, 1912)

Unio barrotti Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 189, pl. 59, fig. 6.

Unio mederianus Küster, 1861
‘Mousson’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 242, pl. 80, fig. 7.

Unio corrianus Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 229, pl. 77, fig. 5.
(misidentified reference to Unio corrianus Lea, 1834)

Unio baletonicus Küster, 1861
‘Ziegler in litt.’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 231, pl. 78, fig. 1.

Unio anodontinus Küster, 1861
‘Lamarck’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 240, pl. 80, fig. 5.
(reference to Unio anodontina Lamarck, 1819)

Unio stegarius Küster, 1861
‘Rafinesque’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 211, pl. 70, fig. 3.
(misidentified reference to Obovaria stegaria Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio sparsus Küster, 1861
‘Lea Mss.’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 252, pl. 85, fig. 2.
(homonym of Unio sparsus Lea, 1841)

Unio nux Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 218, pl. 73, fig. 2.
(misidentified reference to Unio nux Lea, 1852)

Unio delumbis Küster, 1861
‘Conrad’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 207, pl. 69, fig. 1.
(misidentified reference to Unio delumbis Conrad, 1834)

Unio ambiguus Küster, 1861
‘Lamarck’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 165, pl. 48, fig. 1.
(reference to Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819)

Unio scyphius Küster, 1861
‘Rafinesque’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 181.
(error for Obliquaria (Quadrula) cyphya Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio panacoensis Küster, 1861
‘von dem Busch’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 242, pl. 81, fig. 1.
(reference to Unio panacoensis Philippi, 1843)

Unio eurhynchus Küster, 1861
‘Bronn in lit.’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 237, pl. 79, fig. 5.
Type(s): SYNTYPE BMNH_1965217, Minas Geraes, Brasilia.

Unio nitidulus Küster, 1861
‘Ziegler, in lit.’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 226, pl. 76, fig. 6.

Unio lugubris Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 234, pl. 79, fig. 1.
(misidentified reference to Unio lugubris Lea, 1838)

Unio philippianus Küster, 1861
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 235, pl. 79, fig. 2.
(new name for Unio ambiguus Philippi, 1847)

Unio nicklianus Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 218.
(error for Unio nicklinianus Lea, 1834)

Unio baykinianus Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 181.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 145.
(error for Unio boykinianus Lea, 1840)

Unio subrostratus Küster, 1861
‘Say’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 203, pl. 67, fig. 3.
(misidentified reference to Unio subrostratus Say, 1831)

Unio hydianus Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 201, pl. 67, fig. 1. [in part]
(reference to Unio hydianus Lea, 1838)

Unio chiloensis Küster, 1861
‘Philippi’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 161, pl. 35, fig. 6 [as ‘chiloënsis’].

Unio proximus Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 248, pl. 83, fig. 4.
(misidentified reference to Unio proximus Lea, 1852)

Unio gratiosus Küster, 1861
‘Parreiss in sched.’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 239, pl. 80, fig. 3.
(homonym of Unio gratiosus Philippi, 1843)

Unio purpuratus Küster, 1861
‘Say’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 162.
(error for Unio purpuriatus Say, 1831)

Unio bucklei Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 177.
(error for Unio buckleyi Lea, 1843)

Unio pussilus Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 197.
(error for Unio pusillus Lea, 1840)

Unio unduliferus Küster, 1861
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 162, pl. 46, fig. 4.

Unio flavus Küster, 1861
‘Benson’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 233.
(intro'd as syn of Unio merodabensis Küster, 1861)

Unio menkeanus Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 245.
(error for Unio menkianus Lea, 1838)

Unio mississippianus Küster, 1861
‘Conrad’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 245.
(error for Unio mississippiensis Conrad, 1850)

Unio reeveanus Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 247.
(error for Unio reeveianus Lea, 1852)

Unio subrostratus Küster, 1861
‘Say’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 203, pl. 68, fig. 1.
(misidentified reference to Unio subrostratus Say, 1831)

Unio hydianus Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 201, pl. 67, fig. 1. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio hydianus Lea, 1838)

Unio ellipticus Küster, 1861
‘Spix & Wagner’ of Authors.
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 238, pl. 80, fig. 2.
‘Spix’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 74, sp. 382.
(reference to Unio ellipticus Spix & Wagner, 1827)

Unio exanthematicus Küster, 1861
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 243, pl. 81, figs. 2.

Unio merodabensis Küster, 1861
‘von dem Busch in lit.’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 233, pl. 78, fig. 4.

Unio cuneolus Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 182, pl. 57, fig. 4.
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 23, sp. 107.
(reference to Unio cuneolus Lea, 1840)

Unio kleinianus Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 191, pl. 60, fig. 4.
(misidentified reference to Unio kleinianus Lea, 1852)

Unio parallelepipedon Küster, 1861
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 220.
Modell, 1950, Arch. Moll. 79(4/6): 141.
(error for Unio parallelopipedon Lea, 1834)

Diplodon (s.s.) aureus Simpson, 1900
‘Swainson’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 161, pl. 46, fig. 3 [as ‘Unio auratus’].
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 883.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1268.

Unio (Lampsilis) discus var. connectens Martens, 1900
‘von dem Busch’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 242, pl. 81, fig. 1 [as ‘Unio panacoensis’].
Sowerby, 1867, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 55, sp. 281 [as ‘Unio mexicanus’].
Martens, 1900, Biol. Centr.-Amer., Moll.: 510.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio discus Lea, 1838)

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio (Complanaria) complanata Barnes

Unio aegyptiacus Caillaud

Unio ambiguus Lamarck
+ Unio pectinatus Spix & Wagner, 1827

Unio angustatus Lea

Unio anodontinus Lamarck

Unio arctatus Conrad

Unio arctior Lea

Unio argenteus Lea

Unio atromarginatus Lea

Unio auratus Swainson

Unio australis Lamarck

Unio baletonicus Ziegler

Unio barrotti Lea

Unio baykinianus [sic] Lea

Unio bengalensis Lea

Unio biangulatus Lea

Unio bigorrensis [sic] Millet

Unio bucklei [sic] Lea

Unio buddianus Lea

Unio bulloides Lea

Unio calceolus Lea
+ Alasmodonta truncata Conrad, 1834
+ Margaritana deltoidea Lea, 1838

Unio caliginosus Lea

Unio cardium Rafinesque
+ Unio ventricosus Barnes, 1823

Unio cariniferus Lamark [sic]

Unio chiloënsis Philippi
+ Unio auratus Philippi, 1847

Unio cicatricosus Say
+ Unio varicosus Lea, 1831

Unio coeruleus [sic] Lea

Unio collinus Conrad

Unio compressus Lea

Unio concestator Lea

Unio conradicus Lea

Unio cooperianus Lea
+ Obovaria striata Rafinesque, 1820

Unio corrianus Lea

Unio cucumoides Lea

Unio cuneolus Lea

Unio cylindricus Say
+ Unio naviformis Lamarck, 1819

Unio delodontus Lamarck

Unio delumbis Conrad
+ Unio modioliformis Lea, 1834

Unio dolabelloides Lea

Unio dolabraeformis Lea

Unio dromas Lea

Unio edgarianus Lea

Unio ellipticus Wagner
+ Unio multistriatus Lea, 1831

Unio eurhynchus Bronn

Unio exanthematicus Küster

Unio fallax Lea

Unio fasciolaris Rafinesque
+ Unio phaseolus Hildreth, 1828
+ Unio planulatus Lea, 1829

Unio fisherianus Lea

Unio flexuosus Rafinesque

Unio fluctiger Lea

Unio folliculatus Lea

Unio forbesianus Lea

Unio fragosus Conrad

Unio fraternus Lea

Unio fuscatus Lea

Unio graniferus Lea

Unio gratiosus Parreiss

Unio grayanus Lea
+ Unio grayii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833

Unio griffithianus Lea

Unio haysianus Lea

Unio heterodon Lea

Unio hildrethianus Lea
+ Alasmodonta ambigua Say, 1825

Unio hippopoeus Lea

Unio hopetonensis Lea

Unio hyalinus Lea

Unio hydianus Lea

Unio incrassatus Lea

Unio infucatus Conrad

Unio intermedius Conrad

Unio interruptus Rafinesque
+ Unio brevidens Lea, 1831

Unio javanus Lea

Unio kirtlandianus Lea
+ Unio kirklandianus Hanley, 1843

Unio kleinianus Lea

Unio lanceolatus Lea

Unio latecostatus Lea

Unio latiradiatus Conrad
+ Unio interruptus Lea, 1838

Unio leai Gray

Unio lemovicincae Férussac

Unio leptodon Rafinesque
+ Unio planus Barnes, 1823
+ Anodon purpurascens Swainson, 1823
+ Unio velum Say, 1829
+ Symphynota tenuissima Lea, 1829
+ Unio leptodon Conrad, 1836

Unio lesueurianus Lea

Unio lineolatus var. Rafinesque
+ Obliquaria (Plagiola) depressa Rafinesque, 1820
+ Obliquaria (Plagiola) depressa Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio securis Lea, 1829

Unio lugubris Lea

Unio maculatus Conrad

Unio maestus [sic] Lea

Unio marginalis Lamarck

Unio medellinus Lea
+ Unio purpuriatus Say, 1831

Unio mederianus Mousson

Unio menkeanus [sic] Lea

Unio merodabensis von dem Busch
+ Unio flavus Küster, 1861

Unio mississippianus [sic] Conrad

Unio monodontus Say

Unio murchisonianus Lea

Unio mussolianus Parreiss

Unio nashvillianus Lea

Unio nasutus Say
+ Unio rostrata Valenciennes, 1827
+ Unio nasutus Conrad, 1838

Unio neglectus Lea

Unio nervosus Rafinesque
+ Unio donaciformis Lea, 1828

Unio nicklianus [sic] Lea

Unio nitens Lea

Unio nitidulus Ziegler

Unio nodulatus Rafinesque
+ Unio pustulatus Lea, 1831

Unio novi-eboraci Lea

Unio nucleopsis Conrad

Unio nux Lea

Unio obesus Lea

Unio obliquus Lamarck
+ Unio ebenus Lea, 1831

Unio obscurus Lea

Unio occidens Lea
+ Unio ventricosus Say, 1832

Unio occultus Lea

Unio ochraceus Say

Unio ohiensis Rafinesque
+ Symphynota laevissima Lea, 1829

Unio olivarius Lea

Unio orbiculatus Hildreth

Unio oriens Lea

Unio orientalis Lea

Unio osbeckii Philippi

Unio panacoensis von dem Busch

Unio parallelepipedon [sic] Lea

Unio paranensis Lea
+ Unio solisiana d’Orbigny, 1835

Unio pernodosus Lea

Unio philippianus Küster
+ Unio ambiguus Philippi, 1847

Unio pictus Lea

Unio pilaris Lea

Unio proximus Lea

Unio pulcher Lea

Unio pullatus Lea

Unio purpuratus Lamark [sic]
+ Unio ater Lea, 1829
+ Unio lugubris Say, 1832

Unio pussilus [sic] Lea

Unio quadrulus Rafinesque
+ Unio asperrimus Lea, 1831
+ Unio quadrulus Say, 1834

Unio reeveanus [sic] Lea

Unio rotundatus Lamarck
+ Unio suborbiculata Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio glebulus Say, 1831
+ Unio subglobosus Lea, 1834

Unio rugosus Barnes
+ Alasmodonta abducta Lea, 1836

Unio sayi Warden
+ Unio declivis Say, 1831

Unio scyphius [sic] Rafinesque

Unio semigranosus von dem Busch

Unio sparsus Lea

Unio spinosus Lea

Unio stegarius Rafinesque
+ Unio irroratus Lea, 1828
+ Unio stegarius Say, 1834

Unio subrostratus Say
+ Unio iris Lea, 1829
+ Unio nebulosus Conrad, 1834

Unio subrotundus var. Rafinesque
+ Unio lens Lea, 1831

Unio subtentus Say

Unio tavoyensis Gould

Unio tigridis Bourguignat

Unio troostensis Lea

Unio truncatus Rafinesque
+ Unio elegans Lea, 1831

Unio unduliferus Küster

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