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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 (1842), 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. 1842. Iconographie der Land- und Süsswasser- Mollusken, mit vorzüglicher Berücksichtigung der europäischen noch nicht abgebildeten Arten 2 (5). 15 pp., pls. 51-55.

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Attributed Species Names

Anodonta rostrata Rossmässler, 1836
‘Kokeil’ Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (4): 25, pl. 20, fig. 284.
Rossmässler, 1842, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (5): 12, pl. 54, fig. 737.
Type(s): TYPE SMF_5160, Wörther See b. Klagenfurt [Austria].

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 longirostris Rossmässler, 1836
‘Ziegl.’ Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (3): 26, pl. 14, fig. 200.
Rossmässler, 1842, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (5): 13, pl. 54, fig. 738.

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 bonelli var. curvata Rossmässler, 1842
Rossmässler, 1842, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (5): 14, pl. 55, fig. 746.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio (Alasmodonta) bonellii Férussac, 1827)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE SMF_4462, Lago di Como (= Lario).

Unio littoralis var. minor Rossmässler, 1842
Rossmässler, 1842, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (5): 14, pl. 55, figs. 744. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio littoralis var. minor Rossmässler, 1842)

Unio pictorum var. grandis Rossmässler, 1842
‘A. Braun.’ Rossmässler, 1842, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (5): 14, pl. 55, fig. 741.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mya pictorum Linnaeus, 1758)

Unio ponderosus Rossmässler, 1842
‘Spitzi’ Rossmässler, 1842, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (5): 31, pl. 59, fig. 767.
(homonym of Mya ponderosa Dillwyn, 1817)

Unio pallens Rossmässler, 1842
‘Parr.’ Rossmässler, 1842, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (5): 13, pl. 54, fig. 740.

Unio littoralis var. minor Rossmässler, 1842
Rossmässler, 1842, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (5): 14, pl. 55, figs. 743. [in part]
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798; homonym of Unio margaritifer var. minor Rossmässler, 1835)
Type(s): TYPE SMF_4431, Carcassonne, S. Frankreich.

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodonta rostrata Kok.

Unio batavus Larm. ex em. Nils.

Unio bonellii var. curvata

Unio consentaneus Z.

Unio littoralis var. minor

Unio longirostris Z.

Unio muelleri Rssm.

Unio pallens Parr.

Unio pictorum var. grandis A. Braun

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