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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 De Kay (1843), 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

De Kay, J.E. 1843. Mollusca. Zoology of New-York, or the New-York Fauna; comprising detailed descriptions of all the animals hitherto observed within the state of New-York; with brief notices of those occasionally found near its border; and accompanied by appropriate illustrations 5. 271 pp.

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Attributed Genus Names

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.
(error for Alasmodonta Say, 1819; renamed Anelasmodon Agassiz, 1846)

Attributed Species Names

Alasmodon corrugata De Kay, 1843
De Kay, 1843, Zool. New York 5: 198, pl. 24, figs. 259.
Type(s): TYPE LOCALITY TYPE_LOCALITY_MP_003, Passaic River.

Unio rosaceus De Kay, 1843
De Kay, 1843, Zool. New York 5: 192, pl. 39, figs. 355-356; pl. 40, fig. 357.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_678303, Seneca Lake, New York.

Unio radiatus De Kay, 1843
‘Gmelin’ De Kay, 1843, Zool. New York 5: 189, pl. 18. fig. 236.
(misidentified reference to Mya radiata Gmelin, 1791)

Anodon unadilla De Kay, 1843
De Kay, 1843, Zool. New York 5: 109, pl. 15, fig. 228.

Anodonta excurvata De Kay, 1843
De Kay, 1843, Zool. New York 5: 202, pl. 17, fig. 233.

Cyclas solida De Kay, 1843
De Kay, 1843, Zool. New York 5: 229, pl. 25, fig. 265.

Alasmodon marginata De Kay, 1843
De Kay, 1843, Zool. New York 5: 196, pl. 14, fig. 225.
(misidentified reference to Alasmidonta marginata Say, 1818)

Unio cariosus De Kay, 1843
De Kay, 1843, Zool. New York 5: 193, pl. 21, figs. 243-244.
(misidentified reference to Unio cariosus Say, 1817)

Taxonomic Opinions

Alasmodon arcuata Barnes
+ Mya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758

Alasmodon corrugata

Alasmodon marginata Say

Alasmodon rugosa Barnes

Alasmodon undulata Say

Unio alatus Say

Unio boydianus

Unio cariosus Say

Unio complanatus
+ Unio purpureus Say, 1817

Unio compressus (Lea)

Unio luteolus
+ Unio siliquoideus Barnes, 1823
+ Unio inflatus Barnes, 1823

Unio nasutus
+ Unio nasutus Conrad, 1838
+ Unio nasutus Conrad, 1838

Unio novi-eboraci Lea

Unio ochraceus Say

Unio radiatus
+ Mya radiata Gmelin, 1791
+ Unio radiatus Barnes, 1823

Unio rectus Lam.
+ Unio praelongus Barnes, 1823

Unio rosaceus

Unio tappanianus Lea

Unio ventricosus
+ Unio occidens Lea, 1829
+ Unio ventricosus Say, 1832

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