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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 (1854), 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. 1854. 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): 89-120, pls. 25-33.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio petterianus Küster, 1854
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 97, pl. 26, fig. 4.

Unio petrovichii Küster, 1854
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 98, pl. 26, figs. 5-6; pl. 27, fig. 1.

Unio crassus Küster, 1854
‘Retz.’ Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 113, pl. 31, fig. 5. [in part]
(reference to Unio crassus Retzius, 1788)

Unio nathusii Küster, 1854
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 92, pl. 25, figs. 1-2.
(intro'd as syn of Mya pictorum Linnaeus, 1758)

Unio pallens Küster, 1854
‘Parreiss’ Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 95, pl. 25, fig. 5; pl. 26, fig. 1.
(misidentified reference to Unio pallens Rossmässler, 1842)

Unio pallens var. albina Küster, 1854
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 105, pl. 28, fig. 3.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio pallens Rossmässler, 1842)

Unio quinqueannulatus Küster, 1854
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 93, pl. 25, figs. 3-4.

Unio concinnus Küster, 1854
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 93.
(intro'd as syn of Unio quinqueannulatus Küster, 1854)

Unio maltzani Küster, 1854
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 106, pl. 29, figs. 1-2.

Unio carneus Küster, 1854
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 103, pl. 28, figs. 1-2.

Unio nessorhynchus Küster, 1854
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 116, pl. 31, fig. 6.

Unio heldii Küster, 1854
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 111, pl. 30, fig. 5-7.

Unio luxurians Küster, 1854
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 119, pl. 32, fig. 5.

Unio brevirostris Küster, 1854
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 120, pl. 33, figs. 1-3.

Unio viridiflavus Küster, 1854
Küster, 1854, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 96, pl. 26, figs. 2-3.

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio amnicus Ziegler

Unio aradae Philippi

Unio ater Nilsson
+ Unio consentaneus Rossmässler, 1836
+ Unio nessorhynchus Küster, 1854

Unio brevirostris Küster

Unio carneus Küster

Unio crassus Retz.
+ Unio litoralis Pfeiffer, 1821
+ Unio crassus Nilsson, 1822
+ Unio rubens Menke, 1828

Unio decurvatus Rossmässler
+ Unio atrovirens Rossmässler, 1836

Unio elongatulus Mühlfeld
+ Unio elongatulus Rossmässler, 1835

Unio heldii Küster
+ Unio phaseolus Kobelt, 1879

Unio limosus var. Nilsson

Unio luxurians Küster

Unio maltzani Küster

Unio moquinianus Dupuy
+ Unio destructilis Kobelt, 1915

Unio pallens Parreiss

Unio pallens var. albina

Unio petrovichii Küster

Unio petterianus Küster

Unio quinqueannulatus Küster
+ Unio concinnus Küster, 1854

Unio reniformis J.F. Schmidt
+ Unio piscinalis J.F. Schmidt, 1847

Unio sandrii Villa

Unio viridiflavus Küster

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