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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 (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

Rossmässler, E.A. 1854. Iconographie der Land- und Süsswasser- Molluskenen Europa’s, mit vorzüglicher Berücksichtigung kritischer und noch nicht abgebildeten Arten 3 (1-2): 1-40, pls. 61-70.

Attributed Species Names

Unio litoralis Menke, 1828
‘Lamarck’ of Authors.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 64.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 107.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 32.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 282.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 34.
Rossmässler, 1854, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 3 (1-2): 37.
Küster, 1855, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 128.
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 22, sp. 98.
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 86, sp. 461.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 54.
Westerlund, 1890, Fauna Paläarct. Binnenconch. 2(7): 52.
(error for Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798)

Unio sinuatus Rossmässler, 1836
‘Lam.’ Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (3): pl. 13, fig. 195.
Rossmässler, 1854, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 3 (1-2): pl. 70, fig. 853.
(misidentified reference to Unio sinuata Lamarck, 1819)

Unio litoralis var. umbonatus Rossmässler, 1844
Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (6): 27, pl. 56, fig. 754.
Rossmässler, 1854, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 3 (1-2): 36, pl. 69, fig. 849.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798)

Unio cuneatus Rossmässler, 1854
‘Jacq.’ Rossmässler, 1854, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 3 (1-2): 37, pl. 69, fig. 851.
(reference to Unio cuneatus Jacquemin, 1835)

Unio valentinus Rossmässler, 1854
Rossmässler, 1854, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 3 (1-2): 37, pl. 69, fig. 852.

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio cuneatus Jacq.

Unio litoralis [sic] Lam.

Unio litoralis [sic] var. umbonatus

Unio sinuatus Lam.

Unio valentinus Rossm.

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