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

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Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Gonideinae | Lamprotulini | Potomida littoralis

nominal species Unio sphaericus Locard, 1893

‘Bourguignat’ Locard, 1893, Coqu. Eau Douce Saumâtre France: 153 [as ‘sphæricus’].
(homonym of Unio sphaericus Lea, 1868; correct name for Unio spehaericus Locard, 1893)
Type(s): IDIOTYPE MNHN_22552, La Saône à Collonges (Rhône).

= Potomida littoralis

Taxonomic Opinions

+ Potomida littoralis (Cuvier, 1798) — Araujo et al., 2009
+ Potomida littoralis littoralis (Lamarck, 1801) — Haas, 1969
+ Psilunio littoralis littoralis (Lamarck, 1801) — Haas, 1940
+ Psilunio littoralis Cuvier — Germain, 1931
= Unio (Groupe de l’U. rhomboideus) sphæricus Bourguignat — Locard, 1893

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