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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 Pfeiffer (1821), 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

Pfeiffer, C. 1821. Systematische Anordnung und Beschreibung deutscher Land-und Wasser-Schnecken, mit besonderer Rücksicht auf die bisher in Hessen gefundenen Arten 1. 134 pp.

Attributed Genus Names

Pisidium Pfeiffer, 1821
Pfeiffer, 1821, Syst. Anord. Land Wasser. Moll. 1: 17, 123.
Type species: Tellina amnica Müller, 1774 = Pisidium amnicum

Attributed Species Names

Unio pictorum Pfeiffer, 1821
Pfeiffer, 1821, Syst. Anord. Land Wasser. Moll. 1: t. 5. f. 10.
(reference to Mya pictorum Linnaeus, 1758)

Anodonta intermedia Pfeiffer, 1821
Pfeiffer, 1821, Syst. Anord. Land Wasser. Moll. 1: 113, pl. 6, fig. 3.
Mörch, 1863, Vidensk. Medd. Naturhist. Foren. Kjöben. (17-22): 85.
(reference to Anodonta intermedia Lamarck, 1819)
Type(s): NOMEN NUDUM SMF_5165, Aus Pfeiffer’s Hand, Fundort ?

Anodonta cellensis Pfeiffer, 1821
Pfeiffer, 1821, Syst. Anord. Land Wasser. Moll. 1: 110, pl. 6, fig. 1.
(new name for Mytilus zellensis Gmelin, 1791)

Unio litoralis Pfeiffer, 1821
Pfeiffer, 1821, Syst. Anord. Land Wasser. Moll. 1: 117, pl. 5, fig. 12.
Rossmässler, 1853, Z. Malak. 10: 92.
Mörch, 1863, Vidensk. Medd. Naturhist. Foren. Kjöben. (17-22): .
(misidentified reference to Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798; error for Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798)

Unio riparia Pfeiffer, 1821
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 249, fig. 4a-b [as Unio sp.].
Pfeiffer, 1821, Syst. Anord. Land Wasser. Moll. 1: 118, pl. 5, fig. 13.
Scholtz, 1843, Land- und Wassermoll. Schlesiens: 129. [nomen nudum]

Cyclas duplicata Pfeiffer, 1821
Pfeiffer, 1821, Syst. Anord. Land Wasser. Moll. 1: 230.

Cyclas acuta Pfeiffer, 1821
Pfeiffer, 1821, Syst. Anord. Land Wasser. Moll. 1: 230.

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodonta anatina

Anodonta cellensis (Pfeiffer, 1821)
+ Anodonta sulcata Lamarck, 1819

Anodonta cygnea Lam.

Anodonta intermedia Lamarck, 1819

Unio batava Lam.
+ Unio pictorum Draparnaud, 1806

Unio litoralis [sic] Lamarck, 1801

Unio margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)
+ Mya margaritifera Gmelin, 1791
+ Unio lemovicincae Férussac, 1807
+ Unio elongata Lamarck, 1819

Unio pictorum Lam.

Unio riparia Pfeiffer, 1821

Unio rostrata Lamarck, 1819

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