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

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This page lists the nominal species (available and otherwise) currently circumscribed under the valid name.

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Margaritiferidae | Margaritiferinae | Pseudunio

species Pseudunio auricularius (Spengler, 1793): synonymy
     4 specimens available.

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

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)

Unio auricularius Spengler, 1793
Lister, 1685, Conch.: pl. 149, fig. 4. [pre-linnaean]
Spengler, 1793, Skr. Naturhist. Selsk. 3: 54, no. 21.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ZMUC_BIV-315, Berlingen near Unterseen, Switzerland.

Unio margaritifera Draparnaud, 1801
Draparnaud, 1801, Tab. Moll. Fr.: 107.
‘Linn.’ Draparnaud, 1806, Hist. Moll. France: 132, pl. 10, figs. 17-19.
(misidentified reference to Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758)

Unio rugosa Poiret, 1801
Poiret, 1801, Coq. Fluv., et Terr. de l’Aisne: 105.
(homonym of Mya rugosa Gmelin, 1791)

Unio margaritifera Millet, 1813
Millet, 1813, Moll. Terr. Fluv. Maine et Loire: .
(misidentified reference to Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758)

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.

Unio crassissima Férussac, 1827
‘ex Des Moulins’ Férussac, 1827, Moll. Gir.: 42.

Unio auricularis Lea, 1836
‘Speng.’ Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 40.
(error for Unio auricularius Spengler, 1793)

Margarita (Unio) crassissimus Lea, 1836
‘Ferussac’ Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 40.
Lea, 1838, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 26.
(reference to Unio crassissima Férussac, 1827)

Unio sinuosa Swainson, 1840
‘Lamarck’ Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 262.
(error for Unio sinuata Lamarck, 1819)

Unio sinuata Sganzin, 1841
‘Lamarck’ Sganzin, 1841, Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. Strasbourg 3: 8.
(reference to Unio sinuata Lamarck, 1819)

Unio sinuatus compressus Moquin-Tandon, 1855
Moquin-Tandon, 1855, Hist. Natur. Moll. France 2: 567.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio sinuata Lamarck, 1819; homonym of Unio compressus Sowerby, 1829)

Unio baryus Locard, 1889
‘Bourg.’ Locard, 1889, Contr. Faune Malacol. Franc. 13: 124 [18], footnote. [nomen nudum]

Unio margaritanopsis Locard, 1889
Locard, 1889, Contr. Faune Malacol. Franc. 13: 123 [17], 182 [76].
Locard, 1893, Coqu. Eau Douce Saumâtre France: 151, fig. 163.

Margarita (Unio) crassiamus Preston, 1912
‘Lea’ Preston, 1912, Rec. Ind. Mus. 7: 286.
(error for Margarita (Unio) crassissimus Lea, 1836)

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