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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 Oken (1815), 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

Oken, L. 1815. Okens Lehrbuch der Naturgeschichte 3. 1270 pp.

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Attributed Genus Names

Lymnium Oken, 1815
Oken, 1815, Lehrb. Naturg. 3: 237.
Type species: Mya pictorum Linnaeus, 1758 (original designation) = Unio pictorum

Anodon Oken, 1815
Oken, 1815, Lehrb. Naturg. 3: 238.
Wood, 1828, Suppl. Index Testac.: 30.
‘Lam.’ Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: 6.
‘Lam.’ Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 262.
‘Burguière’ Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 1.
(new name for Anodonta Lamarck, 1799)
Type species: Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758 () = Anodonta cygnea

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodon cygneum

Lymnium fusca

Lymnium pictorum

Unio margaritifera

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