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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 Fischer (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

Fischer, P. 1857. Liste des espèces du genre Galatea. Journal de Conchyliologie 5: 339-344.

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Attributed Species Names

Galatea laeta var. versicolor Fischer, 1857
Fischer, 1857, J. de Conch. 5: 344.
Bernardi, 1860, Monogr. Galatea et Fischeria: 29, pl. 1, figs. 7-8.
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 6, fig. 16c.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Galatea laeta Philippi, 1849)

Taxonomic Opinions

Galatea bengoensis Dunker, 1848

Galatea bernardii Dunker, 1857

Galatea concamerata (Duval, 1840)

Galatea læta Philippi, 1848

Galatea radiata Lamarck
+ Venus paradoxa Born, 1780
+ Venus reclusa Gmelin, 1791
+ Venus hermaphrodita Gmelin, 1791
+ Venus subviridis Gmelin, 1791
+ Venus fluminea Röding, 1798

Galatea rubicunda Philippi, 1848

Galatea tenuicula Philippi, 1848

Galatea versicolor Morelet

Galatea ægyptiaca Chem.
+ Galatea chemnitzii Philippi, 1851

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