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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 Schröter (1779), 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

Schröter, J.S. 1779. Die Geschichte der Flussconchylien : mit vorzüglicher Rücksicht auf diejenigen welche in den thüringischen Wassern leben. 434 pp., 11 pls.

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Attributed Species Names

Tellina striata Schröter, 1779
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: 193.

Unio groenlandicus Schröter, 1779
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: 181, pl. 9, fig. 1. [non-binomial]
Mörch, 1868, Amer. J. Conch. 4: 38.

Mytilus maxima Schröter, 1779
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: 159, pl. 1, fig. 1.

Mya arenaria Schröter, 1779
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: 165, pl. 2, fig. 1.
(misidentified reference to Mya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758)

Mytilus cygneus Schröter, 1779
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 3, fig. 1.
(misidentified reference to Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758)

Mya angustata Schröter, 1779
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: 184, pl. 3, fig. 3. [pre-linnaean]

Unio crassus Retzius, 1788
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: 182, pl. 2, fig. 2 [Mya testa crassa]. [non-binomial]
Philipsson in Retzius, 1788, Diss. Nat.-Hist. Test. Gen.: 17.

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)

Mytilus zellensis Gmelin, 1791
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 2, fig. 1.
Gmelin, 1791, Syst. Nat. 1(6): 3362, sp. 51.
(renamed Anodonta cellensis Pfeiffer, 1821)

Mytilus stagnalis Gmelin, 1791
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 1, fig. 1.
Gmelin, 1791, Syst. Nat. 1(6): 3352, sp. 50.

Mya pictorum Gmelin, 1791
Lister, 1678, Hist. Anim. Anglic.: pl. 2, fig. 30; [app.] pl. 1, fig. 4. [pre-linnaean]
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 146, fig. 1; pl. 147, figs. 2-3. [pre-linnaean]
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 2, fig. 2; pl. 3, figs. 2-5; pl. 4, fig. 6.
Martini & Chemnitz, 1782, Conchyl. Cab. 6: 19, pl. 1, fig. 6.
Gmelin, 1791, Syst. Nat. 1(6): 3218, sp. 3.
(misidentified reference to Mya pictorum Linnaeus, 1758)

Tellina pusilla Gmelin, 1791
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: 194, pl. 4, figs. 7a-b. [non-binomial]
Gmelin, 1791, Syst. Nat. 1(6): 3231.

Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 2, fig. 3.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 248, fig. 2 [as Unio sp.].
Cuvier, 1798, Tab. Elem. Hist. Nat. Anim.: 425.
Lamarck, 1801, Sys. Anim. sans Vert.: 114.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 76, sp. 25.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MHNG_XXX, France, common in the Seine.

Mya batava Maton & Rackett, 1807
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 3, figs. 2, 4-5.
Martini & Chemnitz, 1782, Conchyl. Cab. 6: 19, pl. 1, fig. 6.
Maton & Rackett, 1807, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 8: 37.

Anodonta trapesialis Lamarck, 1819
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 3, fig. 1.
Martini & Chemnitz, 1785, Conchyl. Cab. 8: 185, pl. 86, fig. 762.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 205, fig. 1a-b [as Anodontites sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 87, sp. 11.

Unio sinuata Lamarck, 1819
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 149, fig. 3 [sic]. [pre-linnaean]
Knorr, 1757, Vergnügen 2(4): pl. 25, fig. 2. [pre-linnaean]
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 4, fig. 1.
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 248, figs. 1a-b [as Unio sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 70, sp. 1.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MHNG_XXX, the Rhine, the Loire and other rivers of continental Europe.

Anodonta intermedia Lamarck, 1819
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 1, figs. 2-3.
Martini & Chemnitz, 1785, Conchyl. Cab. 8: 186, pl. 86, fig. 763 [as ‘Mytilus anatinus’].
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 201, fig. 2 [as Anodontites sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 86, sp. 10.
Type(s): POSSIBLE SYNTYPE MNHN_MPL_0004, dans le Loir, près Châteaudun [in the Loir, near Châteaudun].

Unio sinuatus Studer, 1820
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: 182, pl. 2, fig. 2 [Mya testa crassa]. [non-binomial]
Studer, 1820, System. Verzeich. bekannt geword. Schweizer-Conchylien: 30.
(homonym of Unio sinuata Lamarck, 1819)

Unio ovatus Studer, 1820
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 3, figs. 2.
Studer, 1820, System. Verzeich. bekannt geword. Schweizer-Conchylien: 30.
(homonym of Unio ovatus Say, 1817)

Anodonta piscinalis Nilsson, 1822
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 3, fig. 1 [as ‘Mytilus cygneus’].
‘Linn.’ Draparnaud, 1806, Hist. Moll. France: 133, pl. 12, fig. 2 [as ‘Anodonta anatina’].
Nilsson, 1822, Hist. Moll. Svec.: 116.

Unio rhomboideus Moquin-Tandon, 1855
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: 186, pl. 2, fig. 3 [as ‘Mya rhomboidea’]. [non-binomial]
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France 2: 568, pl. 48, figs. 4-9; pl. 49, figs. 1-2.

Anodonta pammegala Bourguignat, 1881
Schröter, 1779, Gesch. Flußconch.: pl. 1, fig. 1.
‘L.’ Rossmässler, 1837, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (5-6): 23, pl. 25, fig. 342 [as ‘Anodonta cygnea’].
‘Linné’ Küster, 1853, Conch. Cab. Anodonta: 58, pl. 15 [as ‘Anodonta cygnea’].
Bourguignat, 1881, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 107.

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