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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 Pfeiffer (1860), 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

Pfeiffer, L. 1860. Beschreibung und abbildung neuer oder kritischer land- und süsswasser-mollusken. Descriptions et figures de coquilles extramarines nouvelles ou peu connues. Novitates Conchologicae 2(13): 139-152, pl. 37-39.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio granuliferus Dunker, 1849
Dunker, 1849, Z. Malak. 5(12): 182.
Pfeiffer, 1860, Novit. Conch. 2(13): 150, pl. 39, figs. 1, 3.
Type(s): TYPE ZMB_108715, Rio Macacu, Prov. Rio de Janeiro, Distr. Canto Gallo.

Unio pfeifferi Dunker, 1849
Dunker, 1849, Z. Malak. 5(12): 181.
Pfeiffer, 1860, Novit. Conch. 2(13): 151, pl. 39, figs. 4, 9.
Type(s): TYPE ZMB_108717, Rio Negro, Brazil.

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