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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 Carpenter (1857), 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

Carpenter. 1857. Catalogue of the collection of Mazatlan shells, in the British Museum: collected by Frederick Reigen.. 552 pp.

Attributed Species Names

Anodonta ciconia Carpenter, 1857
‘Gould’ of Authors.
Carpenter, 1857, Maz. Shells: 117.
Fischer & Crosse, 1894, Miss. Sci. Mexique, Rech. Zool. 2(15): 534, pl. 68, 78, figs. 2-2a.
Martens, 1900, Biol. Centr.-Amer., Moll.: 536, pl. 41, fig. 4.
(reference to Anodon ciconia Gould, 1851)

Cyrena olivacea Carpenter, 1857
Carpenter, 1857, Maz. Shells: 114.
(homonym of Cyrena africana var. olivacea Krauss, 1848)

Cyrena varians Carpenter, 1857
Carpenter, 1857, Maz. Shells: 115. [nomen nudum]

Modiola brasiliensis var. mutabilis Carpenter, 1857
Carpenter, 1857, Maz. Shells: ??.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Modiola brasiliensis Gray, 1825)

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