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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 Dillwyn (1817), 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

Dillwyn, L.W. 1817. A Descriptive Catalogue of Recent Shells, Arranged According to the Linnæan Method; with Particular Attention to the Synonymy 1. 580 pp.

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Attributed Species Names

Mya complanata Lightfoot, 1786
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 150, fig. 5.
Lightfoot, 1786, Catalogue of the Portland Museum: 100, no. 2190.
‘Solander’s MSS.’ Dillwyn, 1817, Descr. Cat. Rec. Shells 1: 51.

Anodonta fluviatilis Bosc, 1801
‘Gmelin’ of Authors.
Bosc, 1801, Hist. Nat. Coquilles 3: 146.
Dillwyn, 1817, Descr. Cat. Rec. Shells 1: 316 [’Mytilus fluviatilis’].
Bosc, 1824, Hist. Nat. Coquilles 3: 143.
(misidentified reference to Mytilus fluviatilis Gmelin, 1791)

Mytilus confusus Dillwyn, 1817
Dillwyn, 1817, Descr. Cat. Rec. Shells 1: ??.

Mytilus fucatus Dillwyn, 1817
‘S’ Lightfoot, 1786, Catalogue of the Portland Museum: 29, no. 672. [nomen nudum]
‘Solander’s MSS.’ Dillwyn, 1817, Descr. Cat. Rec. Shells 1: 317.

Mya ponderosa Dillwyn, 1817
‘S.’ Lightfoot, 1786, Catalogue of the Portland Museum: 134, no. 2183; 143, no. 3170. [nomen nudum]
‘Solander’s MSS.’ Dillwyn, 1817, Descr. Cat. Rec. Shells 1: 51.

Taxonomic Opinions

Mya batava Maton and Rackett
+ Mya ovalis Lightfoot, 1786

Mya complanata Solander’s MSS.

Mya corrugata Muller

Mya margaritifera Linnaeus
+ Mya margaritifera Da Costa, 1778
+ Mya margaritifera Gmelin, 1791

Mya nodosa Chemnitz

Mya nodulosa Wood
+ Mya nodulosa Wood, 1815

Mya ovata Donovan

Mya ovata var. depressa Donovan

Mya pictorum Linnaeus
+ Mya angustata Schröter, 1779
+ Mya ovalis Donovan, 1801
+ Mya ovalis Montagu, 1803

Mya ponderosa Solander’s MSS.
+ Mya crassa Wood, 1815

Mya radiata Gmelin
+ Mya pictorum tenuis Martini & Chemnitz, 1782

Mya rhomboidea Schroeter

Mya rugosa Gmelin

Mya rugosa var. spuria Gmelin

Mya syrmatophora Gronovius

Mya variabilis Maton

Mytilus anatinus Linnaeus
+ Mytilus anatinus Da Costa, 1778

Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus
+ Mytilus cygneus Schröter, 1779

Mytilus fluviatilis Gmelin
+ Mytilus illitus Lightfoot, 1786

Mytilus fucatus ‘Solander’s MSS.’

Mytilus stagnalis Gmelin

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