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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 Rafinesque (1818), 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

Rafinesque, C.S. 1818. General account of the discoveries made in the zoology of the Western States. American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review 4: 106-107.

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Attributed Genus Names

Potamila Rafinesque, 1818
Rafinesque, 1818, Amer. Mon. Mag. 4: 107.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 288.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 24, 35.
(error for Potamilus Rafinesque, 1818)

Truncilla Rafinesque, 1819
Rafinesque, 1818, Amer. Mon. Mag. 4: 107 [nomen nudum].
Rafinesque, 1819, Jour. Phys. Chim. Hist. Nat. 88: 427.
Rafinesque, 1820, Ann. Gén. Sci. Phys. 5 (13): 300.
Rafinesque, 1831, Continuation: 4.
Rafinesque, 1864, [in] Binney & Tryon, reprint: 24, 29, 45, 76.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Truncilla truncata Rafinesque, 1820 (sub. desig. by Herrmannsen, 1849: 628) = Truncilla truncata

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