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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 Turton (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

Turton, W. 1857. A Manual of the Land and Fresh-Water Shells of the British Islands, arranged according to the more modern systems of classification; and described from perfect specimens n the author’s cabinet: with coloured plates of every species.: .

Attributed Species Names

Unio tumidus Rossmässler, 1836
Rossmässler, 1836, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 1 (3): pl. 14, fig. 203.
Rossmässler, 1838, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (1-2): 41, pl. 40, fig. 542.
Rossmässler, 1844, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 2 (6): pl. 60, fig. 773.
Dupuy, 1852, Hist. Natur. Moll. France (6): pl. 28, fig. 20.
Turton, 1857, Man. Land Fresh-Water Shells Brit. Is.: pl. 2, fig. 13.
Forbes & Hanley, 1859, Brit. Moll.: pl. 40, fig. 1.
(reference to Unio tumidus Retzius, 1788)

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