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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 Cuvier (1817), 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

Cuvier. 1817. Règne Animal 2: .

Attributed Genus Names

Anodontes Cuvier, 1817
Cuvier, 1798, Tab. Elem. Hist. Nat. Anim.: 1758 [as ‘Anodontites’].
Cuvier, 1817, Règne Animal 2: 472.
(new name for Anodonta Lamarck, 1799)
Type species: Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758 () = Anodonta cygnea

Attributed Species Names

Anodonta exotica Cuvier, 1817
‘Lamarck’ Cuvier, 1817, Règne Animal 2: pl. 90, figs. 1-1a.
(reference to Anodonta exotica Lamarck, 1819)

Unio obtusa Cuvier, 1817
‘Desh.’ Cuvier, 1817, Règne Animal 2: pl. 92, pl. 1.

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