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

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Etherioidea | Etheriidae | Etheria

species Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807: synonymy
     593 specimens available.

Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807
Lamarck, 1807, Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 10: 401, pls. 29; pl. 31, fig. 1.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 99, sp. 1.
(renamed Etheria lamarckii Férussac, 1824)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_21209, Habite..... la mer des grandes Indes?

Etheria semilunata Lamarck, 1807
Lamarck, 1807, Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 10: 404, pl. 32, figs. 1-2 [as ‘semi-lunata’].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 100, sp. 3.
(renamed Etheria plumbea Férussac, 1824)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MHNG_XXX, Madagascar.

Etheria transversa Lamarck, 1807
Lamarck, 1807, Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 10: 406, pl. 32, figs. 3-4.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 100, sp. 4.
(renamed Etheria plumbea Férussac, 1824)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHG_XXXX, Madagascar.

Etheria trigonula Lamarck, 1807
Lamarck, 1807, Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 10: 403, pl. 30; pl. 31, fig. 2.
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 99, sp. 2.
(renamed Etheria lamarckii Férussac, 1824)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_21210, [no locality available - Africa].

Etheria caillaudi Cuvier, 1817
‘Ferussac’ of Authors.
Cuvier, 1817, Règne Animal 2: 130.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 230.
Jickeli, 1874, Nova Acta Dtsch. Akad. Naturf. 37(1): 281.
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 64.
Westerlund, 1890, Fauna Paläarct. Binnenconch. 2(7): 316.
Servain, 1890, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 7: 320.
(error for Aetheria cailliaudi Férussac, 1824)

Etheria semilunata Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821, Genera of Shells 7: ??.
(reference to Etheria semilunata Lamarck, 1807)

Aetheria cailliaudi Férussac, 1824
Férussac, 1824, Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. 1: 359.
Ferussac in Sowerby, 1825, Zool. Jour. 1: 522.
Type(s): UNKNOWN MCZ_72888, Blue Nile, Egypt.

Etheria lamarckii Férussac, 1824
Férussac, 1824, Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. 1: 359.
Ferussac in Sowerby, 1825, Zool. Jour. 1: 522 [as ‘Ætheria’].
(new name for Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807; new name for Etheria trigonula Lamarck, 1807)

Etheria plumbea Férussac, 1824
Férussac, 1824, Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. 1: 359.
Ferussac in Sowerby, 1825, Zool. Jour. 1: 522 [as ‘Ætheria’].
(new name for Etheria semilunata Lamarck, 1807; new name for Etheria transversa Lamarck, 1807)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHG_XXXX, Madagascar.

Aetheria tubifera Sowerby, 1825
Sowerby, 1825, Zool. Jour. 1: 523, pl. 19.

Aetheria denhami Koenig, 1826
Koenig, 1826, [in] Denham & Clapperton, Narr. Travels Africa, Appendix: 254.

Etheria carteroni Michelin, 1830
Michelin, 1830, unknown publication: 1.
Michelin, 1831, Mag. Zool. 1: 1, pl. 1, fig. 1.
Type(s): UNKNOWN MNHN_MP_1541, ... Faleme, Senegambia.

Etheria cailliaudi Sowerby, 1872
Sowerby, 1872, Conch. Icon. 18: pl. 2. sp. 2, fig. 2a. [in part]
(reference to Aetheria cailliaudi Férussac, 1824)

Etheria semilunaris Sowerby, 1872
‘Lamarck’ Sowerby, 1872, Conch. Icon. 18: pl. 1, sp. 1.
(error for Etheria semilunata Lamarck, 1807)

Aetheria chambardi Bourguignat, 1880
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 56, 69.

Aetheria letourneuxi Bourguignat, 1880
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 55, 70.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0193, Le Nil, dans les conaux du Fayoum, Egypt.

Aetheria nilotica Bourguignat, 1880
‘Letourneux, mss.’ Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 58.

Aetheria petrettinii Bourguignat, 1880
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 53, 70.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0264, dans le Ramlé à Hagueret de fente de Ramali, canal Mahmoudieh.

Aetheria senegalica Bourguignat, 1880
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 68.

Aetheria caillaudi [sic] var. elongata Bourguignat, 1880
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 66.
(intro'd as syn of Aetheria nilotica Bourguignat, 1880)

Aetheria caillaudi [sic] var. rotundata Bourguignat, 1880
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 66.
(intro'd as syn of Aetheria tubifera Sowerby, 1825)

Aetheria bourguignati Rochebrune, 1886
Rochebrune, 1886, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 3: 14.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0171, Gancini (Congo).

Etheria plombea Jousseaume, 1886
‘Férussac’ Jousseaume, 1886, Bull. Soc. Zool. France 11: 501.
(error for Etheria plumbea Férussac, 1824)

Aetheria tanganikana Bourguignat, 1889
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 6: 65.

Aetheria africana Paetel, 1890
‘Caill.’ Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 190. [nomen nudum]

Aetheria electrina Paetel, 1890
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 164. [nomen nudum]

Aetheria nidus hirundinis Simroth, 1890
Simroth, 1890, Zool. Anz. Leipzig. 13: 662. [non-binomial]
Simroth, 1894, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 18: 288, pl. 1, figs. 8-10.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE SMF_5687, Kongo Falle.

Aetheria heteromorpha Simroth, 1894
Simroth, 1894, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 18: 287.
Type(s): TYPE SMF_5685, Kongo Falle.

Aetheria tubulosa Simroth, 1894
‘Bk.’ Simroth, 1894, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 18: 277.
(error for Aetheria tubifera Sowerby, 1825)

Aetheria hetermorpha mutatio tubulifera Simroth, 1894
Simroth, 1894, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 18: 288, pl. 1, figs. 1-7. [infra-subsp.]
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Aetheria heteromorpha Simroth, 1894)

Aetheria elliptica Form-Varietät globosa Martens, 1897
Martens, 1897, Besch. Weich. Deutsch Ost Afr. 4: 218. [infra-subsp.]
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807)

Aetheria elliptica var. typica R. Anthony, 1907
R. Anthony, 1907, Ann. Soc. Roy. Zool. Malac. Belgique 41: 372.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807)

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