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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 Herrmannsen (1852), 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

Herrmannsen, A.N. 1852. Supp. et Corr. Indicis Generum Malacozoorum Primordia; nomina subgenerum, generum, familiarum, tribuum, ordinum, classium; adjectis auctoribus, temporibus, locis systematicis atque literariis, etymis, synonymis 2: 1-140.

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Attributed Genus Names

Purpurina Herrmannsen, 1852
Deshayes, 1826, Nouv. Bull. Sci. 1826: 61 [as ‘Purpurine’].
Férussac, 1826, Bull. Sci. Nat. et Géol. 9: 249 [as ‘Purpurine’].
Herrmannsen, 1852, Ind. Gener. Malacol. 2: 116.
(homonym of d’Orbigny, 1850 [Gastro.])
Type species: Anodonta purpurea Deshayes, 1826 (sub. desig. by Herrmannsen, 1852: 116) = Mutela dubia

Elasmogena Herrmannsen, 1852
‘Ag.’ Herrmannsen, 1852, Ind. Gener. Malacol. 2: 49.
(error for Elasmogona Agassiz, 1846)

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