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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 Menke (1828), 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

Menke, C.T. 1828. Synopsis Methodica Molluscorum Generum Omnium et Specierum Earum, quae in Museo Menkeano adservantur; cum synonymia critica et novarum specierum diagnosibus. 91 pp.

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Attributed Genus Names

Aetheria Oken, 1818
Oken, 1818, Isis (Oken) 1818: 1117.
Sowerby, 1825, Zool. Jour. 1: 518.
Berthold in Latreille, 1827, unknown publication: 208.
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 38 [as ‘Ætheria].
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 65.
Herrmannsen, 1846, Ind. Gener. Malacol. 1: 22.
Agassiz, 1846, Nomencl. Zool. Index Univ.: 10.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 509.
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 53.
Westerlund, 1902, Rad. Jugoslav. Akad. 150: 138.
(new name for Etheria Lamarck, 1807)

Muelleria Menke, 1828
‘Férussac’ of Authors.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 58 [as ‘Mülleria’].
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 98 [as ‘Mülleria’].
Herrmannsen, 1847, Ind. Gener. Malacol. 2: 61 [as ‘Mülleria’].
Philippi, 1853, Handb. Conch. Mal.: 533.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 511 [as ‘Mülleria’].
(error for Mulleria Férussac, 1824)

Attributed Species Names

Anodonta trapezialis Blainville, 1825
‘Lamarck’ of Authors.
Blainville, 1825, Manuel Malacol. et Conch.: 538.
Bory de St. Vincent, 1827, Encycl. Méth. 2: 147.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 63.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106.
Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 5 [O. 1]: 93.
d’Orbigny, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5(61-62): 43.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 53.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 287.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 220.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 52.
Hupé, 1857, [in] Castelnau, Amim. Nouv. Rares d’Amer. Sud: 85.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 504.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 82.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg. 59(1): 135.
Corsi, 1900, Anais Mus. Nac. Montevideo 2: 456.
Marshall, 1915, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 49(2122): 529.
Haas, 1929, Senckenbergiana 11: 340.
H.B. Baker, 1930, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich. (210): 70.
Morretes, 1949, Arqu. Mus. Paranaense 7: 27.
(error for Anodonta trapesialis Lamarck, 1819)

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)

Mytilus cellensis Menke, 1828
‘Gmelin’ of Authors.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 63.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106.
Küster, 1839, Conchyl. Cab. 9(1): 16.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 48.
Drouët, 1881, Unionidae Russie: 22.
Bourguignat, 1882, Natural. Sicil. 2 (1): 20 [1].
Westerlund, 1890, Fauna Paläarct. Binnenconch. 2(7): 211.
Zhadin, 1938, Faune USSR Mollusques 4(1): 119.
Modell, 1945, Jena. Z. Med. Naturw. 78: 81.
(error for Mytilus zellensis Gmelin, 1791)

Anodonta dentiens Menke, 1828
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 63. [nomen nudum]
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106. [nomen nudum]

Unio rubens Menke, 1828
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 64, 90.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 107, 149.

Unio rugatus Menke, 1828
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 64, 90.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 107, 149.

Hyria cordata Menke, 1828
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 82, sp. 1, var. [b]. [in part]
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 63.

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodonta anatina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Anodonta cellensis Pfeiffer, C., 1821
+ Mytilus zellensis Gmelin, 1791
+ Anodonta dentiens Menke, 1828

Anodonta cygnea Gm.

Anodonta intermedia Lamarck, 1819

Anodonta ponderosa Pfeiffer, C., 1825
+ Mytilus grisea of Authors, date unknown

Anodonta rubens Lamarck, 1819

Anodonta trapezialis [sic] Lamarck, 1819
+ Anodon giganteus Spix & Wagner, 1827

Anodonta ventricosa Pfeiffer, C., 1825

Hyria cordata Menke, 1828
+ Hyria avicularis Lamarck, 1819

Unio alatus Say, 1817

Unio batavus Lam.

Unio bonellii Fér.
+ Unio depressa C. Pfeiffer, 1825

Unio clava Lamarck, 1819

Unio coarctatus Lamarck, 1819

Unio corrugatus (Müller, 1774)

Unio crassus Retzius, 1788
+ Unio manca Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio litoralis Pfeiffer, 1821

Unio lemovicincae Fér.
+ Unio ater Nilsson, 1822

Unio litoralis [sic] Lamarck, 1801

Unio margaritiferus “Gaertn.”
+ Unio elongata Lamarck, 1819

Unio niloticus “mus.”

Unio nodulosus Lamarck, 1819
+ Mya nodosa Gmelin, 1791

Unio obliquus Lamarck, 1819

Unio pictorum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Unio purpurascens Lamarck, 1819

Unio radiatus (Gmelin, 1791)

Unio rarisulcatus Lamarck, 1819

Unio retusus Lamarck, 1819

Unio riparius Pfeiffer, 1821

Unio rubens Menke, 1828

Unio rugatus Menke, 1828

Unio semirugatus Lamarck, 1819

Unio sinuatus Lamarck, 1819
+ Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758

Unio tumidus Retzius, 1788
+ Unio rostrata Lamarck, 1819

Unio virginianus Lamarck, 1819

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