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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 Deshayes (1832), 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

Deshayes, G.P. 1832. Encyclopédie Méthodique; Histoire Naturelle des vers 2 (Deuxième partie): 145-594.

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Attributed Genus Names

Galathaea Bory de St. Vincent, 1827
Bory de St. Vincent, 1827, Encycl. Méth. 2: 151.
Deshayes, 1832, Enc. Méth. 2 (Deuxième partie): 163 [as ‘Galathæa’].
Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: 88.
(error for Galatea Bruguière, 1797)

Attributed Species Names

Unio fragilis Swainson, 1823
‘Rafinesque’ of Authors.
Swainson, 1823, Zool. Illustr. 3(1): pl. 171.
Deshayes, 1832, Enc. Méth. 2 (Deuxième partie): 587.
Conrad, 1836, Monogr. Fam. Unionidae 1(6): 55, pl. 30.
(reference to Unio (Leptodea) fragilis Rafinesque, 1820)

Mulleria rivoli Deshayes, 1827
Deshayes, 1827, Diction. Class. Hist. Nat. 11: 297.
Deshayes, 1832, Enc. Méth. 2 (Deuxième partie): 588 [as ‘Mullerie’].

Unio mytiloides Bory de St. Vincent, 1827
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 249, fig. 4a-b [as Unio sp.].
‘Val.’ Bory de St. Vincent, 1827, Encycl. Méth. 2: 151.
Deshayes, 1832, Enc. Méth. 2 (Deuxième partie): 585.
(homonym of Pleurobema mytiloides Rafinesque, 1820)

Unio securis Deshayes, 1832
Deshayes, 1832, Enc. Méth. 2 (Deuxième partie): 578.
Deshayes, 1835, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 550.
(reference to Unio securis Lea, 1829)

Unio atra Deshayes, 1832
‘Lea’ Deshayes, 1832, Enc. Méth. 2 (Deuxième partie): 582.
(reference to Unio ater Lea, 1829)

Unio egyptiaca Deshayes, 1832
‘Cailliaud’ of Authors.
Deshayes, 1832, Enc. Méth. 2 (Deuxième partie): 587.
Jay, 1836, Cat. Rec. Shells: 20 [as ‘egyptiacus’].
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 29.
Lea, 1838, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 21 [as ‘egyptiacus’].
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 198 [as ‘egyptiacus’].
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 32 [as ‘Margaron (Unio) egyptiacus’].
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 267 [as ‘egyptiacus’].
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2(31-32): 494 [as ‘egyptiacus’].
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 50.
Haas, 1940, Zool. Ser. Field Mus. Nat. Hist. 24: 140 [as ‘Caelatura egyptiaca’].
Araujo et al., 2017, Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 179(2): 280.
(error for Unio aegyptiacus Cailliaud, 1827)

Lucina aurantia Deshayes, 1832
Deshayes, 1832, Enc. Méth. 2 (Deuxième partie): 384.

Unio marginalis var. zonata Hanley & Theobald, 1872
Deshayes, 1832, Enc. Méth. 2 (Deuxième partie): 587 [as ‘marginalis’].
Hanley & Theobald, 1872, Conch. Indica (3): 20, pl. 44, fig. 2.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio marginalis Lamarck, 1819)

Taxonomic Opinions

Galatæa [sic] radiata Lamk.
+ Venus paradoxa Born, 1780
+ Venus subviridis Gmelin, 1791

Iridina exotica Lamk.
+ Iridina nilotica Cailliaud, 1823
+ Iridina mutel Rang, 1835

Iridina rubens Nob.

Lucina aurantia Nob.

Mya arenaria Lin.

Mytilus edulis Linn.

Unio alata Say

Unio atra Lea

Unio australis Lamk.

Unio avicularis Lamk.
+ Mya syrmatophora Gmelin, 1791

Unio batava Maton

Unio coarctata Lamk.

Unio corrugata Mull.
+ Mya rugosa Gmelin, 1791

Unio egyptiaca [sic] Cailliaud

Unio fragilis Say [sic]

Unio granosa Brug.

Unio irrorata

Unio lanceolata Lea

Unio littoralis

Unio marginalis Lamk.

Unio mytiloides

Unio naviformis Lamk.
+ Unio cylindricus Say, 1817

Unio nilotica Cailliaud

Unio pictorum Lin.
+ Mya pictorum Gmelin, 1791
+ Mya ovata Donovan, 1802
+ Mya ovalis Montagu, 1803
+ Unio pictorum Draparnaud, 1806
+ Unio pictorum Draparnaud, 1806
+ Unio pictorum Draparnaud, 1806
+ Unio pictorum Pfeiffer, 1821

Unio purpurascens Lamk.
+ Unio purpureus Say, 1817

Unio radiata Gmel.
+ Unio ochraceus Say, 1817

Unio rariplicata Lamk.

Unio rostrata Lamk.

Unio securis Lea

Unio sinuata Lamk.
+ Mya margaritifera Gmelin, 1791

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