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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 Scopoli (1777), 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

Scopoli, G.A. 1777. Introductio ad historiam naturalem sistens genera lapidum, plantarum et animalium : hactenus detecta, caracteribus essentialibus donata, in tribus divisa, subinde ad leges naturae. 506 pp.

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Attributed Genus Names

Sphaerium Scopoli, 1777
Scopoli, 1777, Intro. His. Nat., etc.: 397.
Type species: Tellina cornea Linnaeus, 1758 () = Sphaerium corneum

Mutela Scopoli, 1777
Adanson, 1757, Hist. Nat. Sénégal, Coquillages: 234 [as ‘le mutel’]. [pre-linnaean]
Scopoli, 1777, Intro. His. Nat., etc.: 397, no. 83.
Type species: Mytilus dubius Gmelin, 1791 (monotypy) = Mutela dubia

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