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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 Fleming (1828), 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

Fleming, J. 1828. A History of British Animals, exhibiting the descriptive characters and systematical arrangement of the general and species of quadrupeds, birds, reptiles, fishes, mollusca, and radiata of the United Kingdom; including the indigenous, extirpated, and extinct kinds, together with periodical and occasional visitants. 565 pp.

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Attributed Genus Names

Alismadon Fleming, 1828
Fleming, 1828, Hist. Brit. Anim.: 408.
(error for Alasmodon Thompson, 1820)

Galateola Herrmannsen, 1846
Fleming, 1828, Hist. Brit. Anim.: 409. [nomen nudum]
Herrmannsen, 1846, Ind. Gener. Malacol. 1: 458.

Attributed Species Names

Musculus latus Fleming, 1828
‘Lister’ Fleming, 1828, Hist. Brit. Anim.: 415.
(intro'd as syn of Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758)

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodon anatinus

Anodon cygneus
+ Musculus latus Fleming, 1828

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