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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 Conrad (1834), 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

Conrad, T.A. 1834. Description of a new genus of fresh water shells. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences 7(1): 178-180.

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Attributed Genus Names

Pleiodon Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 7(1): 178.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 267.
(renamed Pliodon Agassiz, 1846)
Type species: Pleiodon macmurtriei Conrad, 1834 (monotypy) = Pleiodon ovatus

Attributed Species Names

Pleiodon macmurtriei Conrad, 1834
Conrad, 1834, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 7(1): 180, pl. 13 [also as ‘macmurtrei’].
(correct name for Pleiodon macmurtrei Conrad, 1834)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_41888, [no locality available - West Africa].

Pleiodon macmurtrei Conrad, 1834
‘Conrad’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1834, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 7(1): 180.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 225.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 49.
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 443.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 601.
Mandahl-Barth, 1988, Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 57.
Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 151.
(incorrect original spelling of Pleiodon macmurtriei Conrad, 1834)

Taxonomic Opinions

Pleiodon macmurtriei Conrad, 1834

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