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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 Chemnitz (1795), 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

Chemnitz, J.H. 1795. Neues systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet geordnet und beschrieben von Friedrich Heinrich Wilhelm Martini und unter dessen Aufsicht nach der Natur gezeichnet und mit lebendigen Farben erleuchtet 11. 310 pp., pls. 174-213.

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Attributed Species Names

Mytilus e fluvio wolga Chemnitz, 1795
Chemnitz, 1795, Conchyl. Cab. 11: 256, pl. 205, fig. 2028. [non-binomial]

Venus aegyptiaca Chemnitz, 1795
Chemnitz, 1795, Conchyl. Cab. 11: 231, pl 202, fig. 1985-1986 [as ‘aegyptica’]. [non-binomial]
(renamed Galatea chemnitzii Philippi, 1851; renamed Venus nilotica Bernardi, 1860)

Mytilus volgae Chemnitz, 1795
Chemnitz, 1795, Conchyl. Cab. 11: ??.

Mytilus perviridis Holten, 1802
Chemnitz, 1795, Conchyl. Cab. 11: 255, pl. 205, fig. 2027. [non-binomial]
Holten, 1802, unknown publication: ??.

Chama plumbea Dillwyn, 1817
Chemnitz, 1795, Conchyl. Cab. 11: 237, pl. 203, fig. 1991-1992. [non-binomial]
Dillwyn, 1817, Descr. Cat. Rec. Shells 1: 215.

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