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

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Margaritiferidae | Margaritiferinae | Pseudunio auricularius

nominal species 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)

= Pseudunio auricularius

Taxonomic Opinions

+ Unio auricularius Spengler, 1793 — Westerlund, 1890
+ Margaritana margaritifera Linné — Clessin, 1877
+ Margaron (Margaritana) margaritifera (Lin.) — Lea, 1870
+ Unio (Margaritana) margaritifer (Linn., 1758) — Drouët, 1857
+ Unio margaritifer Linné — Küster, 1855
+ Margaron (Margaritana) margaritifera (Lin.) — Lea, 1852
+ Unio sinuata Lamk. — Deshayes, 1832
+ Unio margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758) — Pfeiffer, 1821
+ Unio sinuataLamarck, 1819
+ Margaritana fluviatilis Schumacher, 1817 — Schumacher, 1817
+ Mya margaritifera Linnaeus — Dillwyn, 1817
+ Unio margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758) — Bosc, 1801
+ Mya margaritifera Linne — Schreibers, 1793

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