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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 Chenu (1845), 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

Chenu, J.C. 1845. [reprint of Rafineque (1820)]. Bibliothèque conchyliologique 3: 1-30.

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Attributed Species Names

Metaptera megaptera Rafinesque, 1820
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 300, pl. 80, figs. 20-22 [also as ‘Unio megaptera’].
Chenu, 1845, Biblio. Conch. 3: 15, pl. 1, figs. 20-22.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 44.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ANSP_20211, Ohio River.

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