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Publication Information

Daget, J. 1998. Catalogue raisonné des Mollusques bivalves d’eau douce africains: 329 pp.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Anodonta cygnaea Poiret, 1801.
‘Linnaeus’ Of Authors.
Poiret, 1801, Coq. Fluv., et Terr. de l’Aisne: 109 [’Anodontites cygnæa’].
Gassies, 1849, Moll. Agenais: 189 [as ‘cygnæa’].
Dupuy, 1852, Hist. Natur. Moll. France: 601.
de Joannis, 1859, Ann. Soc. Linn. Maine-et-Loire: 268.
Bourguignat, 1881, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ.: 140.
Locard, 1882, Prodr. Malac. Franç.: 269.
Bourguignat, 1882, Natural. Sicil.: 20 [1].
Bourguignat, 1883, Aperçu Unionid. Pénins. Ital.: 89.
Locard, 1890, Contr. Faune Malacol. Franc.: 70 [26].
Baichère, 1890, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 126.
Fagot, 1892, Bull. Soc. Ramond: 39.
Locard, 1893, Coqu. Eau Douce Saumâtre France: 234.
Locard, 1899, Conchyliol. Portug.: 267.
Germain, 1904, Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Ouest France: 289.
Germain, 1931, Faune de France: 752.
‘Linnaeus’ Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 19.
Dhora, 2009, Arch. Biol. Sci. Belgrade: 547.
(error for Mytilus cygneus Linnaeus, 1758)
= Anodonta cygnea
 
Aspatharia nigeriensis Daget, 1962.
Daget, 1962, J. de Conch.: 25, figs. 14-15.
Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 101.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0261, Boussa, Nigeria.
= Aspatharia dahomeyensis
 
Aspatharia pfeifferiana Connolly, 1939.
‘Bernardi’ Of Authors.
Connolly, 1939, Ann. S. Afr. Mus.: 615.
Appleton, 1979, Ann. S. Afr. Mus.: 164.
Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: .
(mis-ID'd reference to Margaritana pfeifferiana Bernardi, 1860)
= Aspatharia subreniformis
 
Mutela mabilli Connolly, 1931.
‘Rochebrune’ Of Authors.
Connolly, 1931, Ann. S. Afr. Mus.: 324.
Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 146.
(mis-ID'd reference to Mutelina mabilli Rochebrune, 1886)
= Mutela zambesiensis
 
Nodularia (Caelatura) dumeniliana Daget, 1998.
‘Kobelt’ Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 824.
(error for Nodularia dusmeniliana Kobelt, 1910)
= Coelatura ratidota
 
Nodularia (Caelatura) ellenbergi Daget, 1998.
‘Germain’ Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 59.
(error for Nodularia ellenbergeri Germain, 1920)
= Coelatura kunenensis
 
Nyassunio ujijensis Daget, 1998.
‘Crosse’ Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 79.
(error for Unio ujijiensis Crosse, 1881)
= Nyassunio ujijiensis
 
Pisidium harisoni Daget, 1998.
‘Kuiper’ Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 197.
(error for Pisidium harrisoni Kuiper, 1964)
= Pisidium harrisoni
 
Pleiodon macmurtrei Conrad, 1834.
‘Conrad’ Of Authors.
Conrad, 1834, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 180.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 225.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 49.
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH: 443.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich: 601.
Mandahl-Barth, 1988, Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 57.
Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 151.
(incorrect original spelling of Pleiodon macmurtriei Conrad, 1834)
= Pleiodon ovatus
 
Spatha wahlbergi var. montai Daget, 1998.
‘Dartevelle’ Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 126.
(error for Aspatharia moutai Dartevelle, 1939)
= Chambardia moutai
 
Unio backoyi Daget, 1998.
‘Rochebrune’ Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 25, 31.
(error for Unio bakoyi Rochebrune, 1882)
= Coelatura aegyptiaca
 
Unio billotianus Simpson, 1900.
‘Charmes’ Of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 847.
Kobelt, 1910, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 84.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1130.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 52.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich: 190.
Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 65.
(error for Unio billottianus Charmes, 1885)
= Coelatura ratidota
 
Unio campanyoi Daget, 1998.
‘Pallary’ Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 26.
(error for Unio companyoi Pallary, 1924)
= Coelatura aegyptiaca
 
Unio degousei Daget, 1998.
‘Pallary’ Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 35.
(error for Unio degouseei Pallary, 1909)
= Coelatura aegyptiaca
 
Unio eurysellinus Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927.
‘Pallary’ Of Authors.
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH: 381.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich: 175.
Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 26.
(error for Unio euryssellinus Pallary, 1903)
= Coelatura aegyptiaca
 
Unio martelli Haas, 1969.
‘Pallary’ Of Authors.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich: 276.
Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa: 59.
Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 85.
Graf & Cummings, 2011, Hydrobiologia: [3].
(error for Unio marteli Pallary, 1918)
= Potomida littoralis
 
Unio tanquerellanus Daget, 1998.
‘Pallary’ Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 35.
(error for Unio tanquerelianus Pallary, 1909)
= Coelatura aegyptiaca
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodonta anatina (Linnaeus, 1758). — Daget (1998: 18).
Anodonta cygnaea [sic] (Linnaeus, 1758). — Daget (1998: 19).
Aspatharia chaiziana (Rang, 1835). — Daget (1998: 95).
Aspatharia complanata (Jousseaume, 1886). — Daget (1998: 96).
Aspatharia dahomeyensis (Lea, 1859). — Daget (1998: 97).
Aspatharia divaricata (von Martens, 1897). — Daget (1998: 99).
Aspatharia droueti (Chaper, 1885). — Daget (1998: 99).
Aspatharia mabillei (Jousseaume, 1886). — Daget (1998: 100).
Aspatharia nigeriensis Daget, 1962. — Daget (1998: 101).
Aspatharia pangallensis (Rochebrune, 1882). — Daget (1998: 101).
Aspatharia pfeifferiana (Bernardi, 1860). — Daget (1998: 102).
Aspatharia rochebrunei (Jousseaume, 1886). — Daget (1998: 104).
Aspatharia rugifera (Dunker, 1858). — Daget (1998: 105).
Aspatharia semicorrugata (Preston, 1910). — Daget (1998: 106).
Aspatharia subreniformis (Sowerby, 1867). — Daget (1998: 107).
Aspatharia tawaii (Rang, 1835). — Daget (1998: 108).
Aspatharia tristis (Jousseaume, 1886). — Daget (1998: 109).
Brazzaea anceyi Bourguignat, 1885. — Daget (1998: 21).
Cafferia caffra (Krauss, 1848). — Daget (1998: 68).
Chambardia dautzenbergi (Haas, 1936). — Daget (1998: 110).
Chambardia nyassaensis (Lea, 1864). — Daget (1998: 110).
Chambardia petersi (von Martens, 1860). — Daget (1998: 112).
Chambardia rubens arcuata [sic] (Cailliaud, 1823). — Daget (1998: 113).
Chambardia rubens rubens (Lamarck, 1819). — Daget (1998: 115).
Chambardia trapezia ovoidea (Mandahl-Barth, 1988). — Daget (1998: 118).
Chambardia trapezia trapezia (von Martens, 1897). — Daget (1998: 118).
Chambardia wahlbergi bourguignati (Bourguignat, 1885). — Daget (1998: 119).
Chambardia wahlbergi guillaini (Récluz, 1850). — Daget (1998: 121).
Chambardia wahlbergi hartmanni (von Martens, 1866). — Daget (1998: 122).
Chambardia wahlbergi letourneuxi (Bourguignat in Servain, 1890). — Daget (1998: 123).
Chambardia wahlbergi tabula (Sowerby, 1867). — Daget (1998: 124).
Chambardia wahlbergi wahlbergi (Krauss, 1848). — Daget (1998: 126).
Chambardia wahlbergi welwitschi (Morelet, 1868). — Daget (1998: 128).
Chambardia wissmanni (von Martens, 1883). — Daget (1998: 128).
Chelidonopsis hirundo (von Martens, 1881). — Daget (1998: 130).
Coelatura aegyptiaca (Cailliaud, 1827). — Daget (1998: 25).
Coelatura alluaudi (Dautzenberg, 1908). — Daget (1998: 36).
Coelatura bakeri (Adams, H., 1866). — Daget (1998: 37).
Coelatura briarti (Dautzenberg, 1901). — Daget (1998: 38).
Coelatura burtoni (Woodward, 1859). — Daget (1998: 38).
Coelatura cariei (Germain, 1919). — Daget (1998: 45).
Coelatura choziensis (Preston, 1910). — Daget (1998: 45).
Coelatura cridlandi Mandahl-Barth, 1954. — Daget (1998: 46).
Coelatura essoensis (Chaper, 1885). — Daget (1998: 46).
Coelatura gabonensis (Küster, 1862). — Daget (1998: 47).
Coelatura geayi (Germain, 1911). — Daget (1998: 51).
Coelatura hauttecoeuri (Bourguignat, 1883). — Daget (1998: 51).
Coelatura horei (Smith, E.A., 1880). — Daget (1998: 54).
Coelatura hypsiprymna (von Martens, 1897). — Daget (1998: 58).
Coelatura kipopoensis (Mandahl-Barth, 1968). — Daget (1998: 59).
Coelatura kunenensis (Mousson, 1887). — Daget (1998: 59).
Coelatura leopoldvillensis (Putzeys, 1898). — Daget (1998: 60).
Coelatura lobensis (Frierson, 1913). — Daget (1998: 61).
Coelatura luapulaensis (Preston, 1913). — Daget (1998: 61).
Coelatura madagascariensis (Sganzin, 1841). — Daget (1998: 62).
Coelatura malgachensis (Germain, 1911). — Daget (1998: 62).
Coelatura mossambicensis (von Martens, 1860). — Daget (1998: 63).
Coelatura ratidota (Charmes, 1885). — Daget (1998: 65).
Coelatura rothschildi (Neuville & Anthony, 1906). — Daget (1998: 66).
Coelatura stuhlmanni (von Martens, 1897). — Daget (1998: 67).
Corbicula astartina (Martens, 1859). — Daget (1998: 167).
Corbicula fluminalis africana (Krauss, 1848). — Daget (1998: 168).
Corbicula fluminalis consobrina (Cailliaud, 1827). — Daget (1998: 170).
Corbicula fluminalis cunningtoni Smith, 1906. — Daget (1998: 181).
Corbicula fluminalis fluminalis (Müller, 1774). — Daget (1998: 167).
Corbicula fluminalis tanganyicensis Crosse, 1881. — Daget (1998: 182).
Corbicula fluminalis vara Gardner, 1932. — Daget (1998: 183).
Corbicula madagascariensis Smith, 1882. — Daget (1998: 183).
Cyrenoida dupontia Joannis, 1835. — Daget (1998: 184).
Cyrenoida rhodopyga Martens, 1891. — Daget (1998: 185).
Egeria aegyptiaca (Philippi, 1851). — Daget (1998: 217).
Egeria bengoensis (Dunker, 1849). — Daget (1998: 218).
Egeria bernardii (Dunker, 1857). — Daget (1998: 220).
Egeria cailliaudi (Bernardi, 1860). — Daget (1998: 221).
Egeria concamerata (Duval, 1840). — Daget (1998: 221).
Egeria congica (Boettger, 1885). — Daget (1998: 222).
Egeria heukelomii (Bernardi, 1860). — Daget (1998: 223).
Egeria kochii (Bernardi, 1860). — Daget (1998: 223).
Egeria lubackii (Bernardi, 1860). — Daget (1998: 223).
Egeria nux Pilsbry et Bequaert, 1927. — Daget (1998: 224).
Egeria paradoxa (Born, 1780). — Daget (1998: 224).
Egeria schwabi Clench, 1929. — Daget (1998: 227).
Egeria tenuicula (Philippi, 1849). — Daget (1998: 227).
Egeria triangularis (Sowerby, 1868). — Daget (1998: 228).
Elliptio jayensis (Lea, 1838). — Daget (1998: 235).
Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807. — Daget (1998: 159).
Eupera crassa (Mandahl-Barth, 1954). — Daget (1998: 187).
Eupera degorteri (Kuiper, 1954). — Daget (1998: 187).
Eupera ferruginea (Krauss, 1848). — Daget (1998: 187).
Eupera ovata (Mandahl-Barth, 1954). — Daget (1998: 189).
Eupera sturanyi (Waagen, 1905). — Daget (1998: 190).
Eupera triangulum Mandahl-Barth, 1973. — Daget (1998: 190).
Iphigenia centralis (Germain, 1904). — Daget (1998: 229).
Iphigenia curta (Dunker, 1867). — Daget (1998: 229).
Iphigenia delessertii (Bernardi, 1860). — Daget (1998: 230).
Iphigenia laevigata (Gmelin, 1791). — Daget (1998: 231).
Iphigenia messageri (Preston, 1909). — Daget (1998: 232).
Margaritifera auricularia (Spengler, 1793). — Daget (1998: 16).
Moncetia anceyi Bourguignat, 1885. — Daget (1998: 131).
Mutela alata (Lea, 1864). — Daget (1998: 133).
Mutela alluaudi Germain, 1909. — Daget (1998: 134).
Mutela bourguignati Bourguignat, 1885. — Daget (1998: 135).
Mutela carrei (Putzeys, 1898). — Daget (1998: 136).
Mutela dubia dubia (Gmelin, 1791). — Daget (1998: 136).
Mutela dubia emini von Martens, 1897. — Daget (1998: 141).
Mutela dubia garambae Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927. — Daget (1998: 141).
Mutela dubia nilotica (Cailliaud, 1823). — Daget (1998: 142).
Mutela franci Daget, 1964. — Daget (1998: 143).
Mutela hargeri hargeri Smith, E.A., 1908. — Daget (1998: 144).
Mutela hargeri schomburgki Haas, 1936. — Daget (1998: 144).
Mutela iris Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927. — Daget (1998: 145).
Mutela joubini (Germain, 1904). — Daget (1998: 145).
Mutela mabilli (Rochebrune, 1886). — Daget (1998: 146).
Mutela rostrata (Rang, 1835). — Daget (1998: 147).
Mutela soleniformis Bourguignat, 1885. — Daget (1998: 149).
Mutela zambesiensis Mandahl-Barth, 1988. — Daget (1998: 151).
Mweruella mweruensis (Smith, E.A., 1908). — Daget (1998: 72).
Mytilopsis africana (Van Beneden, 1835). — Daget (1998: 165).
Nitia acuminata (Adams, H., 1866). — Daget (1998: 73).
Nitia chefneuxi (Neuville & Anthony, 1906). — Daget (1998: 74).
Nitia monceti (Bourguignat, 1883). — Daget (1998: 74).
Nitia mutelaeformis (Germain, 1906). — Daget (1998: 75).
Nitia teretiuscula (Philippi, 1847). — Daget (1998: 76).
Nyassunio nyassaensis (Lea, 1864). — Daget (1998: 78).
Nyassunio ujijensis [sic] (Crosse, 1881). — Daget (1998: 79).
Pisidium amnicum (Müller, 1774). — Daget (1998: 191).
Pisidium armillatum Kuiper, 1966. — Daget (1998: 192).
Pisidium artifex Kuiper, 1960. — Daget (1998: 192).
Pisidium betafoense Kuiper, 1953. — Daget (1998: 193).
Pisidium casertanum (Poli, 1791). — Daget (1998: 193).
Pisidium costulosum Connolly, 1931. — Daget (1998: 195).
Pisidium ethiopicum Korniushin, 1995. — Daget (1998: 195).
Pisidium fistulosum Mandahl-Barth, 1954. — Daget (1998: 196).
Pisidium giraudi Bourguignat, 1885. — Daget (1998: 196).
Pisidium harisoni [sic] Kuiper, 1964. — Daget (1998: 197).
Pisidium invenustum Kuiper, 1966. — Daget (1998: 197).
Pisidium johnsoni Smith, 1882. — Daget (1998: 198).
Pisidium kenianum Preston, 1911. — Daget (1998: 198).
Pisidium langleyanum Melvill et Ponsoby, 1891. — Daget (1998: 199).
Pisidium milium Held, 1836. — Daget (1998: 199).
Pisidium montigenum Kuiper, 1966. — Daget (1998: 200).
Pisidium nitidum Jenyns, 1832. — Daget (1998: 200).
Pisidium ovampicum Ancey, 1890. — Daget (1998: 201).
Pisidium personatum Malm, 1855. — Daget (1998: 202).
Pisidium pirothi Jickeli, 1881. — Daget (1998: 202).
Pisidium reticulatum Kuiper, 1966. — Daget (1998: 204).
Pisidium subtruncatum Malm, 1855. — Daget (1998: 204).
Pisidium tenuilineatum Stelfox, 1918. — Daget (1998: 205).
Pisidium viridarium Kuiper, 1956. — Daget (1998: 206).
Pleiodon ovatus (Swainson, 1823). — Daget (1998: 151).
Pleiodon spekii (Woodward, 1859). — Daget (1998: 153).
Prisodontopsis aviculaeformis Woodward, 1991. — Daget (1998: 80).
Pseudospatha tanganyicensis (Smith, E.A., 1880). — Daget (1998: 81).
Psilunio littoralis fellmanni (DeShayes, 1848). — Daget (1998: 84).
Sphaerium bequaerti (Dautzenberg et Germain, 1914). — Daget (1998: 207).
Sphaerium capense (Krauss, 1848). — Daget (1998: 208).
Sphaerium hartmanni bangweolicum Haas, 1936. — Daget (1998: 209).
Sphaerium hartmanni courteti Germain, 1904. — Daget (1998: 209).
Sphaerium hartmanni hartmanni (Jickeli, 1874). — Daget (1998: 210).
Sphaerium hartmanni naivashaense (Preston, 1912). — Daget (1998: 211).
Sphaerium incomitatum (Kuiper, 1966). — Daget (1998: 211).
Sphaerium lacustre (Müller, 1774). — Daget (1998: 212).
Sphaerium nyanzae alluaudi (Dautzenberg, 1908). — Daget (1998: 213).
Sphaerium nyanzae nyanzae Smith, 1892. — Daget (1998: 213).
Sphaerium regulare Mandahl-Barth, 1954. — Daget (1998: 214).
Sphaerium stuhlmanni Martens, 1897. — Daget (1998: 214).
Sphaerium victoriae albertianum Mandahl-Barth, 1954. — Daget (1998: 215).
Sphaerium victoriae lacuum Mandahl-Barth, 1954. — Daget (1998: 215).
Sphaerium victoriae mohasicum Thiele, 1911. — Daget (1998: 215).
Sphaerium victoriae victoriae Smith, 1906. — Daget (1998: 216).
Unio abyssinicus von Martens, 1866. — Daget (1998: 88).
Unio elongatulus dembeae Sowerby, 1865. — Daget (1998: 89).
Unio elongatulus durieui DeShayes, 1847. — Daget (1998: 91).
 
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