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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 Bourguignat (1856), 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

Bourguignat, J.R. 1856. Aménités malacologiques (40-43). Revue et Magasin de Zoologie 8: 66-80.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio euphraticus Bourguignat, 1852
Bourguignat, 1852, Test. Nov. Saulcy: 28.
Bourguignat, 1853, Catalogue Raissoné des Mollusques Terrestres et Fluviatiles Recueillis par M.F. Saulcy 1853: 75, pl. 4, figs. 1-3.
Bourguignat, 1856, Rev. Mag. Zool. 8: 72.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0037, Bagdad.

Unio opperti Bourguignat, 1856
Bourguignat, 1856, Rev. Mag. Zool. 8: 71, pl. 8, fig. 6; pl. 9, fig. 1.

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