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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 Küster (1852), 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

Küster, H.C. 1852. Die Flussperlmuscheln (Unio et Hyria). Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet von Martini und Chemnitz Fortgesetzt von Hofrath Dr. G. v. Schubert und Professor Dr. J.A. Wagner 9(2): 41-64, pls. 7-15, .

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Attributed Species Names

Unio ovatus Deshayes, 1839
‘Say’ of Authors.
Deshayes, 1839, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 669.
Küster, 1852, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 55, pl. 12, fig. 1. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio ovatus Say, 1817)

Unio metaneurus Herrmannsen, 1849
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Herrmannsen, 1849, Ind. Gener. Malacol. 2: 571.
Küster, 1852, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 50.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 252.
Thiele, 1934, Handb. Syst. Weichtierk. 3: 826 [1260] [as ‘Quadrula (Theliderma) metaneura’].
(error for Obliquaria (Quadrula) metanevra Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio triangularis Küster, 1852
Küster, 1852, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 56, pl. 12, fig. 3.
(misidentified reference to Unio triangularis Barnes, 1823)

Unio decisus Küster, 1852
‘Lea’ Küster, 1852, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 41, pl. 8, fig. 1. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio decisus Lea, 1831)

Unio sowerbyanus Küster, 1852
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Küster, 1852, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 62.
Agassiz, 1852, Arch. Naturg. 18(1): 43.
Reeve, 1864, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 14, sp. 58.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 520.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 17.
Frierson, 1927, Check List N. Amer. Naiades: 94.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 483.
Burch, 1975, Freshw. Unio. North Amer.: 173.
R.I. Johnson, 1978, Bull. MCZ 148: 280.
Parmalee & Bogan, 1998, The Freshwater Mussels of Tennessee: 91.
(error for Unio sowerbianus Lea, 1834)

Unio decisus Küster, 1852
‘Lea’ Küster, 1852, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 41, pl. 7, fig. 3. [in part]
(reference to Unio decisus Lea, 1831)

Unio cordatus Küster, 1852
‘Rafinesque’ Küster, 1852, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 57, pl. 13, fig. 1.
(misidentified reference to Obovaria cordata Rafinesque, 1820)

Taxonomic Opinions

Unio bullatus Rafinesque
+ Unio bullatus Conrad, 1838

Unio capsaeformis Lea

Unio catillus Conrad

Unio circulus Lea

Unio coccineus Hildreth

Unio cordatus Rafinesque
+ Unio cordatus Conrad, 1836

Unio costatus Rafinesque
+ Unio undulatus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio costatus Conrad, 1836

Unio decisus Lea
+ Unio taitianus Lea, 1834

Unio declivis Say
+ Unio geometricus Lea, 1834
+ Unio declivis Conrad, 1836

Unio ellipsis Lea

Unio flavus Rafinesque
+ Unio rubiginosus Lea, 1829
+ Unio flavus Conrad, 1837

Unio flexuosus Rafinesque
+ Unio foliatus Hildreth, 1828
+ Unio flexuosus Conrad, 1835

Unio lapillus Say
+ Unio fabalis Lea, 1831

Unio metaneurus [sic] Rafinesque
+ Unio nodosus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio metaneurus Herrmannsen, 1849

Unio mortoni Conrad

Unio mytiloides Rafinesque
+ Obliquaria rubra Rafinesque, 1820
+ Unio mytiloides Deshayes, 1830
+ Unio pyramidatus Lea, 1831

Unio obliquus Lamarck
+ Unio ebenus Lea, 1831
+ Unio obliqua Ferussac, 1835

Unio ovatus Say

Unio personatus Say
+ Unio capillaris Lea, 1834

Unio phillipsii Conrad

Unio politus Say
+ Unio subrotundus Lea, 1831

Unio reflexus Rafinesque
+ Unio cornutus Barnes, 1823

Unio retusus Lamarck
+ Obovaria torsa Rafinesque, 1820

Unio sowerbyanus [sic] Lea

Unio splendidus Lea

Unio triangularis
+ Unio cuneatus Swainson, 1823

Unio tuberculatus Rafinesque
+ Unio verrucosus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio tuberculosus Valenciennes, 1827

Unio zigzag Lea

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