Page last updated
Wed 05 Jun 2024

The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

This page documents data for Férussac (1826), 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.

Search the database pages:

Publication information

Férussac, A. 1826. Sur l’Iridine, genre de mollusques acéphales; par M. Deshaies. Bulletin des Sciences Naturelles et de Géologie 9: 248-250.

Click here for online access.

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

Attributed Species Names

Anodonta purpurea Deshayes, 1826
Deshayes, 1826, Nouv. Bull. Sci. 1826: 61.
Férussac, 1826, Bull. Sci. Nat. et Géol. 9: 250.

Page updated: 10:32:12 Wed 05 Jun 2024

NSF icon MUSSEL icon
"Making the world a better place, one mollusk at a time."