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

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This page documents data for Turton (1807), such as genera and species attributed to that publication (including known misspellings, misidentifications, and other unavailable names) as well as taxonomic opinions, if available. Taxonomic opinions refer to uses of genera and species as valid and invalid in that work.

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Publication information

Turton, W. 1807. British Fauna, containing a compendium of the zoology of the British Islands: arranged according to the Linnean System. 1. 230 pp.

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Attributed Species Names

Mytilus avoensis Turton, 1807
‘Montague’ Turton, 1807, Brit. Faun. 1: 165.
(error for Mytilus avonensis Montagu, 1803)

Taxonomic Opinions

Cardium amnicum Don.

Cardium corneum Donovan

Cardium lacustre Chem.

Mya margaritifera Donovan
+ Mya margaritifera Da Costa, 1778

Mya ovalis Donovan
+ Mya ovalis Retzius, 1788

Mya pictorum Donovan

Mytilus anatinus Donovan

Mytilus avoensis [sic] Montague

Mytilus cygneus Donovan

Mytilus edulis Donovan

Mytilus stagnalis Sowerby

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