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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 Klein (1753), 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

Klein, J.T. 1753. Tentamen methodi ostracologicae: sive dispositio naturalis cochlidum et concharum.... 272 pp., 12 pls.

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Attributed Genus Names

Diconcha Herrmannsen, 1847
Klein, 1753, Tent. Method. Ostrac., etc.: 145.
Herrmannsen, 1847, Ind. Gener. Malacol. 1: 386.
(intro'd as syn. of Unio Retzius, 1788)

Triquetra Lea, 1852
Klein, 1753, Tent. Method. Ostrac., etc.: 135 [pre-linnaean].
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 17.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 43.
(homonym of Blainville, 1828 [Veneridae])
Type species: Prisodon obliquus Schumacher, 1817 (herein) = Prisodon obliquus

Attributed Species Names

Dichonca crassissima Klein, 1753
Klein, 1753, Tent. Method. Ostrac., etc.: 128, pl. 10, fig. 47. [pre-linnaean]

Triquetra pectunculus subviridis Klein, 1753
Klein, 1753, Tent. Method. Ostrac., etc.: 135, pl. 9, fig. 36. [pre-linnaean]

Mya augusta Klein, 1753
Klein, 1753, Tent. Method. Ostrac., etc.: ??. [pre-linnaean]

Mya margaritica Klein, 1753
Klein, 1753, Tent. Method. Ostrac., etc.: ??. [pre-linnaean]

Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758
Lister, 1678, Hist. Anim. Anglic.: 29, pl. 1, fig. 3. [pre-linnaean]
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 193, fig. 8. [pre-linnaean]
Klein, 1753, Tent. Method. Ostrac., etc.: pl. 9, fig. 26. [pre-linnaean]
Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. 1: 706, sp. 218.
Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. 1(2): 1158, sp. 257.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE LS_257, Europe, a l’embouchure des fleuves.

Mya margaritifera Gmelin, 1791
Lister, 1678, Hist. Anim. Anglic.: 15, pl. 1, fig. 1. [pre-linnaean]
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 149, fig. 4. [pre-linnaean]
Klein, 1753, Tent. Method. Ostrac., etc.: pl. 10, fig. 47. [pre-linnaean]
Knorr, 1757, Vergnügen 2(4): pl. 25, fig. 2.
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 4, fig. 1.
Martini & Chemnitz, 1782, Conchyl. Cab. 6: 15, pl. 1, fig. 5.
Gmelin, 1791, Syst. Nat. 1(6): 3219, sp. 4.
(misidentified reference to Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758)

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