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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 (1835), 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. 1835. Iconographie der Land- und Süsswasser- Mollusken, mit vorzüglicher Berücksichtigung der europäischen noch nicht abgebildeten Arten 1 (2). 26 pp., pls. 6-10.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio margaritifer var. minor Rossmässler, 1835
Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (2): 21, pl. 9, fig. 129.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758)

Unio decurvatus Rossmässler, 1835
Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (2): 22, pl. 9, fig. 131.
Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (5-6): 21, pl. 24, fig. 339.

Unio labacensis Rossmässler, 1835
‘Ziegler’ Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (2): 21.
(intro'd as syn of Mya batava Maton & Rackett, 1807)

Unio bonellii Rossmässler, 1835
‘Fér.’ Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (2): 24, pl. 9, fig. 134.
(reference to Unio (Alasmodonta) bonellii Férussac, 1827)

Unio vitreus Rossmässler, 1835
‘Stenz’ Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (2): 21.
(intro'd as syn of Mya batava Maton & Rackett, 1807)

Unio elongatulus Rossmässler, 1835
‘Mühlf.’ Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (2): 23, pl. 9, fig. 132.
Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (6): 27, pl. 56, fig. 751.
(reference to Unio elongatula C. Pfeiffer, 1825)

Unio platyrhynchus Rossmässler, 1835
Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (2): 22, pl. 9, fig. 130.
Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (5-6): 20, pl. 24, fig. 338.

Unio amnicus Rossmässler, 1836
Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (2): 20.
‘Ziegl.’ Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (3): 31, pl. 15, fig. 212.

Unio piscinalis Rossmässler, 1836
‘Z.’ Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (2): 21.
‘Ziegl.’ Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (3): 30, pl. 15, fig. 210.

Unio carinthiacus Rossmässler, 1836
‘Z.’ Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (2): 21.
‘Ziegl.’ Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (3): 30, pl. 15, fig. 209.
Type(s): PARATYPE BMNH_1965216, Carinthia.

Unio fusculus Rossmässler, 1836
‘Z.’ Rossmässler, 1835, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (2): 21.
‘Ziegler’ Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (3): 30, pl. 15, fig. 211.

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio ater Nilss.

Unio batavus Lam.
+ Unio pictorum Draparnaud, 1806
+ Unio riparia Pfeiffer, 1821
+ Unio rugatus Menke, 1828
+ Unio labacensis Rossmässler, 1835
+ Unio fusculus Rossmässler, 1836
+ Unio carinthiacus Rossmässler, 1836
+ Unio piscinalis Rossmässler, 1836
+ Unio amnicus Rossmässler, 1836

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

Unio crassus Retz.
+ Mya ovata Donovan, 1802
+ Unio litoralis Pfeiffer, 1821

Unio decurvatus mihi

Unio elongatulus Mühlf.

Unio margaritifer var. minor mihi
+ Unio elongata Michaud, 1831

Unio platyrhynchus mihi

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