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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
(and other less consequential bivalves)

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Coelatura Conrad, 1853: species
  View generic synonymy: 19 synonyms

*Coelatura aegyptiaca (Cailliaud, 1827)
157 synonyms | 720 specimens
Distribution: Western Africa and the Nile Basin.
Red List Status: least concern. GenBank: nucleotides available.
*Coelatura alluaudi (Dautzenberg, 1908)
2 synonyms | 15 specimens
Distribution: Lake Victoria, Africa.
Red List Status: vulnerable.
*Coelatura bakeri (H. Adams, 1866)
6 synonyms | 159 specimens
Distribution: Lake Albert, Africa.
Red List Status: near threatened.
*Coelatura briarti (Dautzenberg, 1901)
3 synonyms | 28 specimens
Distribution: Congo Basin, Africa.
Red List Status: least concern.
*Coelatura choziensis (Preston, 1910)
2 synonyms | 33 specimens
Distribution: Lake Bangweulu Basin, Upper Congo, Zambia.
Red List Status: data deficient. GenBank: nucleotides available.
*Coelatura cridlandi (Mandahl-Barth, 1954)
1 species-level nomen | 4 specimens
Distribution: Lake Victoria, Africa.
Red List Status: endangered.
*Coelatura disciformis (Rochebrune, 1886)
4 synonyms | 31 specimens
Distribution: Known only from the vicinity of Malebo Pool, Congo Basin, Africa.
Red List Status: vulnerable.
*Coelatura essoensis (Chaper, 1885)
1 species-level nomen | 10 specimens
Distribution: Ivory Coast, western Africa.
*Coelatura gabonensis (K├╝ster, 1862)
14 synonyms | 167 specimens
Distribution: Widespread in Gabon and throughout the Congo Basin, Central Africa.
Red List Status: least concern. GenBank: nucleotides available.
*Coelatura hauttecoeuri (Bourguignat, 1883)
23 synonyms | 201 specimens
Distribution: Lake Victoria, Africa.
Red List Status: least concern.
*Coelatura horei (E.A. Smith, 1880)
26 synonyms | 100 specimens
Distribution: Lake Tanganyika, Africa.
Red List Status: least concern.
*Coelatura hypsiprymna (Martens, 1897)
5 synonyms | 11 specimens
Distribution: Lake Malawi Basin, southern Africa.
Red List Status: near threatened.
*Coelatura kipopoensis (Mandahl-Barth, 1968)
3 synonyms | 18 specimens
Distribution: Upper Congo, Africa.
Red List Status: data deficient.
*Coelatura kunenensis (Mousson, 1887)
6 synonyms | 55 specimens
Distribution: From the Cunene River east through the Okavango, to the upper Zambezi, southern Africa.
Red List Status: least concern. GenBank: nucleotides available.
*Coelatura leopoldvillensis (Putzeys, 1898)
2 synonyms | 49 specimens
Distribution: Widespread in the Congo Basin, central Africa.
Red List Status: least concern.
*Coelatura lobensis (Frierson, 1913)
3 synonyms | 6 specimens
Distribution: Cameroon.
Red List Status: vulnerable.
*Coelatura luapulaensis (Preston, 1913)
1 species-level nomen | 23 specimens
Distribution: Upper Congo Basin, above Lake Mweru, Africa.
Red List Status: least concern. GenBank: nucleotides available.
*Coelatura mossambicensis (Martens, 1860)
10 synonyms | 70 specimens
Distribution: Widespread from Tanzania south to Mozambique; up the Zambezi as far as Lake Kariba, Africa.
Red List Status: least concern.
*Coelatura ratidota (Charmes, 1885)
13 synonyms | 11 specimens
Distribution: Tanzania and perhaps Kenya.
Red List Status: data deficient.
*Coelatura rothschildi (Neuville & Anthony, 1906)
2 synonyms | 3 specimens
Distribution: Lake Turkana, Africa.
Red List Status: critically endangered.
Coelatura scholzi Van Damme & Pickford, 2010 [Tertiary]
1 species-level nomen
Distribution: Miocene to Pliocene, Africa.
*Coelatura stagnorum (Dautzenberg, 1890)
2 synonyms | 34 specimens
Distribution: Lower Congo, near the mouth, Africa.
Red List Status: endangered.
*Coelatura stuhlmanni (Martens, 1897)
1 species-level nomen | 47 specimens
Distribution: Lake Edward, Africa.
Red List Status: near threatened.
 
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