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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 Lamarck (1799), 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

Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de M. de. 1799. Prodrome d'une nouvelle classification des coquilles. Mémoires de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle 1: 63-91.

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Attributed Genus Names

Trigonia Bruguière, 1789
Bruguière, 1789, Enc. Méth. 1: xiv.
Lamarck, 1799, Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. 1: 86.
Type species: Venus sulcata Hermann, 1781 (ICZN) = Trigonia sulcata

Meretrix Lamarck, 1799
Lamarck, 1799, Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. 1: 85.

Cyclas Lamarck, 1799
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: 301.
Lamarck, 1799, Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. 1: 84.
(renamed Cycladea Rafinesque, 1815)
Type species: Tellina cornea Linnaeus, 1758 = Sphaerium corneum

Anodonta Lamarck, 1799
Cuvier, 1798, Tab. Elem. Hist. Nat. Anim.: .
Lamarck, 1799, Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. 1: 87.
Lamarck, 1801, Sys. Anim. sans Vert.: 114.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 83.
Type species: Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758 (monotypy) = Anodonta cygnea

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