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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 (1837), 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. 1837. Iconographie der Land- und Süsswasser- Mollusken, mit vorzüglicher Berücksichtigung der europäischen noch nicht abgebildeten Arten 1 (5-6). 70 pp., pls. 21-30.

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Attributed Species Names

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 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 acutus Rossmässler, 1837
Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (5-6): 56, pl 29., fig. 413 [as ‘Unio an n. sp.?’]. [nomen nudum]

Anodonta cygnea Rossmässler, 1837
‘L.’ Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (5-6): 23, pl. 25, fig. 342.
‘Linné’ Küster, 1853, Conch. Cab. Anodonta: 58, pl. 15.
(reference to Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758)

Unio littoralis Rossmässler, 1837
Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (5-6): 21, pl. 24, fig. 340.
(reference to Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798)

Unio pictorum Rossmässler, 1837
Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (5-6): 55, pl. 29, fig. 409.
(reference to Mya pictorum Linnaeus, 1758)

Unio bandinii Rossmässler, 1837
‘Küster’ Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (5-6): 22, pl. 24, fig. 341.

Anodonta piscinalis var. testa Rossmässler, 1837
Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (5-6): 57, pl. 30, fig. 416.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Anodonta piscinalis Nilsson, 1823; renamed Anodonta dantessantyi Bourguignat, 1881)

Unio subdentatus Rossmässler, 1837
‘Ziegl.’ Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (5-6): 22.
(intro'd as syn of Unio bandinii Rossmässler, 1837)

Anodonta pammegala Bourguignat, 1881
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 1, fig. 1.
‘L.’ Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (5-6): 23, pl. 25, fig. 342 [as ‘Anodonta cygnea’].
‘Linné’ Küster, 1853, Conch. Cab. Anodonta: 58, pl. 15 [as ‘Anodonta cygnea’].
Bourguignat, 1881, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 107.

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodonta anatina L.
+ Anodonta anatina Draparnaud, 1806

Anodonta cygnea

Anodonta piscinalis var. testa

Unio bandinii Küster
+ Unio subdentatus Rossmässler, 1837

Unio batavus ex emend. Nilss.

Unio crassus Retz.

Unio decurvatus Rossm.

Unio littoralis Lam.

Unio pictorum ex em. Nills. [sic]

Unio platyrhynchus Rossm.

Unio rubens Mke.

Unio rugatus Mke.

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