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Grandidieria burtoni (Woodward, 1859): species synonymy
  View specimens: 490 specimens, Red List Status: least concern

   Recent References
   = Grandidieria burtoni (Woodward, 1859). — Graf & Cummings (2011).
   = Grandidieria burtoni (Woodward, 1859). — IUCN (2010).
   = Grandidieria burtoni Woodward, 1859. — Bogan (2010).
   = Grandidieria burtoni (Woodward, 1859). — Graf & Cummings (2007).
   + Caelatura [sic] burtoni form rotundata. — Slugina (2006).
   + Caelatura [sic] burtoni form elongata. — Slugina (2006).
   + Caelatura [sic] burtoni form typica. — Slugina (2006).
   + Caelatura [sic] burtoni form globosa. — Slugina (2006).
   = Caelatura [sic] burtoni (Woodward, 1859). — Slugina (2006).
   = Coelatura burtoni (Woodward, 1859). — Scholz & Glaubrecht (2004).

Unio burtoni Woodward, 1859.
Woodward, 1859, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 349, pl. 47, fig. 1.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1859-12-23-9, Lake Tanganyika, Central Africa.
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Unio tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880.
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 351, pl. 31, figs. 9-9a.
E.A. Smith, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 298, pl. 34, fig. 35.
(renamed Unio tanganikanus Bourguignat, 1883)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE BMNH_80-3-5-39, Lake Tanganyika.
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Unio thomsoni E.A. Smith, 1880.
E.A. Smith, 1880, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist.: 430.
E.A. Smith, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 229, pl. 34, fig. 36.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_80-12-20-36, Lake Tanganyika.
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Unio burtoni E.A. Smith, 1881.
‘Woodward’ E.A. Smith, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: pl. 34, fig. 33a [in part].
(reference to Unio burtoni Woodward, 1859)
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Unio tanganikanus Bourguignat, 1883.
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 351 [as ‘Unio tanganyicensis’].
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 18.
Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 94, 102 [as ‘Grandidieria tanganikana’].
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 22 [as ‘Grandidieria tanganikana’].
Bourguignat, 1885, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 7.
(new name for Unio tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880)
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Grandidieria incarnata Bourguignat, 1885.
Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 94, 101.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 22.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0134, Mpala, Tanganyika.
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Grandidieria insignis Bourguignat, 1885.
‘Ancey, in litt.’ Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 16, 20.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0157, Pambete, Tanganyika.
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Grandidieria locardiana Bourguignat, 1885.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 18, 23.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0141, Tanganyika.
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Grandidieria mira Bourguignat, 1885.
Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 93, 96.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 20.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0127, Mpala, Tanganyika.
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Grandidieria rostrata Bourguignat, 1885.
Bourguignat, 1885, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 10, pl. 1, figs. 10-12.
Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 94, 103.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 23.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 41, pl. 18, figs. 17-19.
(renamed Unio rostralis Martens, 1897)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0112, Tanganyika.
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Grandidieria rotundata Bourguignat, 1885.
Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 93, 98.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 20.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0098, Mpala, Tanganyika.
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Grandidieria servainiana Bourguignat, 1885.
Bourguignat, 1885, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 6.
Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 93.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 20.
Type(s): SYNTYPE BMNH_80-12-20-21, Lake Tanganyika.
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Grandidieria smithi Bourguignat, 1885.
‘Woodward’ E.A. Smith, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: pl. 34, fig. 33a [as ‘Unio burtoni’].
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 21.
Bourguignat, 1885, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 7.
Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 93.
Type(s): SYNTYPE BMNH_80-12-20-31, Lake Tanganyika.
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Grandidieria anceyi Bourguignat, 1885.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 15, 21.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 43, pl. 19, figs. 4-6.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0349, Tanganyika.
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Grandidieria thompsoni Bourguignat, 1885.
‘Smith’ Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 22.
(error for Unio thomsoni E.A. Smith, 1880)
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Grandidieria corbicula Bourguignat, 1885.
Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 94, 100.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 22.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 43, pl. 19, figs. 10-12.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0020, Tanganyika.
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Grandidieria cyrenopsis Bourguignat, 1885.
Bourguignat, 1885, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 9, pl. 1, figs. 7-9.
Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 93.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 21.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 43, pl. 19, figs. 1-3.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0024, Tanganyika.
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Grandidieria elongata Bourguignat, 1885.
Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 93, 94.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 20.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 20.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0056, Mpala, Tanganyika.
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Grandidieria giraudi Bourguignat, 1885.
Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 93, 95.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 20.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0050, Mpala, Tanganyika.
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Grandidieria granulosa Bourguignat, 1885.
Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 94, 102.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 22.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 43, pl. 19, fig. 21.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0061, Pambete.
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Grandidieria gravida Bourguignat, 1885.
Bourguignat, 1885, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 7, pl. 1, figs. 1-6.
Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 94.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 23.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 41, pl. 18, figs. 11-16.
(renamed Unio brevior Martens, 1897)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0029, Tanganyika.
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Grandidieria hauttecoeuri Bourguignat, 1885.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 17, 22 [as ‘hauttecœuri’].
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0132, Lac Tanganyika.
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Grandidieria bourguignati Bourguignat, 1888.
‘Joubert‘ Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 43, pl. 19, figs. 7-9.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_1546, Kibanga, Tanganyika.
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Grandidieria callista Bourguignat, 1888.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 43, pl. 19, figs. 13-15.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0034, Tanganyika, Uvira [?].
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Grandidieria rhynchonella Bourguignat, 1888.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 43, pl. 19, figs. 16-17.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0115, Uvira [?], Lac Tanganyika.
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Grandidieria singularis Bourguignat, 1888.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 43, pl. 19, figs. 18-20.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0094, Tanganyika.
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Ruellania carnata Paetel, 1890.
‘Brgt.’ Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml.: 113.
(error for Grandidieria incarnata Bourguignat, 1885)
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Unio rostralis var. brevior Martens, 1897.
Martens, 1897, Besch. Weich. Deutsch Ost Afr.: 239.
(new name for Grandidieria gravida Bourguignat, 1885; intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio rostralis Martens, 1897)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0029, Tanganyika.
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Unio rostralis Martens, 1897.
Martens, 1897, Besch. Weich. Deutsch Ost Afr.: 238.
(prim. homonym of Unio rostralis de Joannis, 1859; new name for Grandidieria rostrata Bourguignat, 1885)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ZMB_104830A (selected by Scholz & Glaubrecht, 2004), Tanganyika, Kala.
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Unio (Grandidieria) burtoni var. sturanyi Martens, 1897.
Sturany, 1894, Baumann, Durch Massailand: 6, pl. 24, fig. 31; pl. 25, fig. 35.
Martens, 1897, Besch. Weich. Deutsch Ost Afr.: 238.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio burtoni Woodward, 1859)
Type(s): SYNTYPES ZMB_104842, Tanganyika bei Karema.
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Unio (Grandidieria) locardi Germain, 1905.
Germain, 1905, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat.: 260.
(error for Grandidieria locardiana Bourguignat, 1885)
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Unio (Grandidieria) gravida var. lutescens Germain, 1905.
Germain, 1905, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat.: 260.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Grandidieria gravida Bourguignat, 1885; renamed Grandidieria lutea Dartevelle & Schwetz, 1948)
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Unio (Grandidieria) rostralis var. lutea Germain, 1908.
Germain, 1908, Résult. Sci. Voyage Afrique FOA: 683.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio rostralis Martens, 1897)
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Unio (Grandidieria) rostralis var. rosea Germain, 1908.
Germain, 1908, Résult. Sci. Voyage Afrique FOA: 683.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio rostralis Martens, 1897)
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Unio tanganyicensis var. exalbida Preston, 1913.
Preston, 1913, Rev. Zool. Afr.: 60.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880)
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Grandidieria syrenopsis Dartevelle & Schwetz, 1948.
Dartevelle & Schwetz, 1948, Mém. Inst. Royal Colonial Belge: 48.
(error for Grandidieria cyrenopsis Bourguignat, 1885)
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Grandidieria incarnata lutea Dartevelle & Schwetz, 1948.
Dartevelle & Schwetz, 1948, Mém. Inst. Royal Colonial Belge: 48.
(new name for Unio lutescens Germain, 1905)
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Caelatura (Grandidieria) burtoni forma globosa Leloup, 1950.
Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947): 143, pl. 2, fig. D.
Coulter, 1991, : 234, fig..
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio burtoni Woodward, 1859)
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Caelatura burtoni forma elongata Coulter, 1991.
Coulter, 1991, : 234.
(reference to Grandidieria elongata Bourguignat, 1885)
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Caelatura burtoni forma rotundata Coulter, 1991.
Coulter, 1991, : 234, fig..
(reference to Grandidieria rotundata Bourguignat, 1885)
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Caelatura burtoni forma typica Coulter, 1991.
Coulter, 1991, : 234, fig..
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio burtoni Woodward, 1859)
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