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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 Meuschen (1787), 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

Meuschen, F.C. 1787. Museum Geversianum sive index rerum naturalium continens intructissimam copiam pretiosissimorum omnis generis ex tribus regnis naturae obiectorum quam dum in vivis erat magna diligentia multaque comparavit .... 659 pp.

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Attributed Genus Names

Baphia Mörch, 1853
Meuschen, 1787, Mus. Gevers: 472 [as ‘Baphiæ’]. [nomen nudum]
‘Meusch. 1787’ Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 48.
(homonym of Gray, 1847 [Malleidae]; intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758 (orig. desig.) = Margaritifera margaritifera

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