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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 Woodward (1871), 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

Woodward, S.P. 1871. Manual of the Mollusca: A Treatise on Recent and Fossil Shells. 542 pp.

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Attributed Genus Names

Aetheria Oken, 1818
Oken, 1818, Isis (Oken) 1818: 1117.
Sowerby, 1825, Zool. Jour. 1: 518.
Berthold in Latreille, 1827, unknown publication: 208.
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 38 [as ‘Ætheria].
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 65.
Herrmannsen, 1846, Ind. Gener. Malacol. 1: 22.
Agassiz, 1846, Nomencl. Zool. Index Univ.: 10.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2(31-32): 509.
Woodward, 1871, Man. Moll: 435.
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 53.
Zittel, 1881, Handb. Palaeo. 1: 58.
Westerlund, 1902, Rad. Jugoslav. Akad. 150: 138.
(new name for Etheria Lamarck, 1807)

Alasmodon Thompson, 1820
Thompson, 1820, Ann. Phil. 16: 116.
‘Say’ Sowerby, 1824, Zool. Jour. 1: 54.
‘Say’ Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: 2.
‘Say’ Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 262, 264, 266, 269-274, 278-279, 290, 382.
De Kay, 1843, Zool. New York 5: 196.
‘Say’ Woodward, 1871, Man. Moll: 433.
(error for Alasmodonta Say, 1819; renamed Anelasmodon Agassiz, 1846)

Pachyodon Agassiz, 1846
‘Stutchb.’ Agassiz, 1846, Nomencl. Zool. Index Univ.: 270.
Woodward, 1871, Man. Moll: 434.
(error for Paxyodon Schumacher, 1817)

Attributed Species Names

Unio litoralis Menke, 1828
‘Lamarck’ of Authors.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 64.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 107.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 32.
Lea, 1838, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 22.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 282.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 34.
Rossmässler, 1854, Icon. Land- und Süssw.-Moll. 3 (1-2): 37.
Küster, 1855, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 128.
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 22, sp. 98.
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 86, sp. 461.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 54.
Woodward, 1871, Man. Moll: 433.
Westerlund, 1890, Fauna Paläarct. Binnenconch. 2(7): 52.
(error for Unio littoralis Cuvier, 1798)

Mülleria lobata Adams & Adams, 1857
Gray, 1847, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 15: 193. [nomen nudum]
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll. 2(31-32): 511.
Adams & Adams, 1858, Gen. Rec. Moll. 3: pl. 120, figs. 4a-b.
‘Férussac’ Woodward, 1871, Man. Moll: 435, fig. 222 [as ‘Mulleria’].

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodon cygneus

Bysso-anodonta [sic] paranensis d’Orbigny

Castalia ambigua

Iridina exotica

Iridina ovata

Mulleria lobata Fér.
+ Acostaea guaduasana d’Orbigny, 1851

Mycetopus soleniformis

Unio (Hyria) syrmatophora

Unio (Monocondylæa) paraguayana

Unio litoralis [sic]

Unio plicatus

Ætheria semilunata

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