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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

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genus Acostaea d’Orbigny, 1851: generic synonyms

Mulleria Férussac, 1824
Férussac, 1824, Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. 1: 368.
Type species: Mulleria lobata Woodward, 1871 (subsequent designation) = Acostaea rivoli

Muelleria Menke, 1828
‘Férussac’ of Authors.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 58 [as ‘Mülleria’].
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 98 [as ‘Mülleria’].
Herrmannsen, 1847, Ind. Gener. Malacol. 2: 61 [as ‘Mülleria’].
Philippi, 1853, Handb. Conch. Mal.: 533.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2: 511 [as ‘Mülleria’].
(error for Mulleria Férussac, 1824)

Acostaea d’Orbigny, 1851
d’Orbigny, 1851, Rev. Mag. Zool. 3: 184 [as ‘Acostæa’].
Type species: Acostaea guaduasana d’Orbigny, 1851 (monotypy) = Acostaea rivoli

Acostea Gray, 1854
Gray, 1854, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 14: 26.
(error for Acostaea d’Orbigny, 1851)

Eumulleria R. Anthony, 1907
R. Anthony, 1907, Ann. Soc. Roy. Zool. Malac. Belgique 41: 407.
Type species: Mulleria rivoli Deshayes, 1827 (original designation) = Acostaea rivoli

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