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

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Taxa known only as fossils are highlighted in gray. Those without representatives in fresh waters are highlighted in gold.

 

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Publication Information

Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2011. Freshwater mussel (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionoida) richness and endemism in the ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar based on comprehensive museum sampling. Hydrobiologia 678: 17-36 + supplemental material.
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Species Described
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
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodonta anatina (Linnaeus, 1758). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Anodonta cygnea (Linnaeus, 1758). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Aspatharia chaiziana (Rang, 1835). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Aspatharia dahomeyensis (Lea, 1859). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Aspatharia divaricata (von Martens, 1897). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Aspatharia droueti (Chaper, 1885). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Aspatharia mabillei (Jousseaume, 1886). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Aspatharia marnoi (Jickeli, 1874). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Aspatharia pfeifferiana (Bernardi, 1860). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Aspatharia rochebrunei (Jousseaume, 1886). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Aspatharia rugifera (Dunker, 1858). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Aspatharia semicorrugata (Preston, 1909). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Aspatharia subreniformis (Sowerby, 1867). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Brazzaea anceyi Bourguignat, 1885. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Cafferia caffra (Krauss, 1848). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Chambardia bourguignati (Bourguignat, 1885). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Chambardia dautzenbergi (Haas, 1936). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Chambardia letourneuxi Bourg. in Servain, 1890. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Chambardia moutai (Dartevelle, 1939). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Chambardia nyassaensis (Lea, 1864). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Chambardia petersi (von Martens, 1860). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Chambardia rubens (Lamarck, 1819). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Chambardia trapezia (von Martens, 1897). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Chambardia wahlbergi (Krauss, 1848). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Chambardia welwitschii (Morelet, 1868). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Chambardia wissmanni (von Martens, 1883). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Chelidonopsis hirundo (von Martens, 1881). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura aegyptiaca (Cailliaud, 1827). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura alluaudi (Dautzenberg, 1908). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura bakeri (H. Adams, 1866). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura briarti (Dautzenberg, 1901). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura choziensis (Preston, 1910). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura cridlandi Mandahl-Barth, 1954. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura essoensis (Chaper, 1885). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura gabonensis (Küster, 1862). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura hauttecoeuri (Bourguignat, 1883). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura horei (E.A. Smith, 1880). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura hypsiprymna (von Martens, 1897). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura kipopoensis (Mandahl-Barth, 1968). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura kunenensis (Mousson, 1887). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura leopoldvillensis (Putzeys, 1898). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura lobensis (Frierson, 1913). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura luapulaensis (Preston, 1913). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura mossambicensis (von Martens, 1860). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura ratidota (Charmes, 1885). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura rothschildi (Neuville & Anthony, 1906). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura rotula Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura stagnorum (Dautzenberg, 1890). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Coelatura stuhlmanni (von Martens, 1897). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 25).
Germainaia geayi (Germain, 1911). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 25).
Grandidieria burtoni (Woodward, 1859). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Leguminaia saulcyi (Bourguignat, 1852). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Margaritifera marocana (Pallary, 1918). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Moncetia anceyi Bourguignat, 1885. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Mutela alata (Lea, 1864). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Mutela alluaudi Germain, 1909. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Mutela bourguignati Bourguignat, 1885. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Mutela dubia (Gmelin, 1791). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Mutela franci Daget, 1964. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Mutela hargeri E.A. Smith, 1908. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Mutela joubini (Germain, 1904). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Mutela langi Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Mutela legumen (Rochebrune, 1886). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Mutela mabilli (Rochebrune, 1886). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Mutela rostrata (Rang, 1835). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Mutela soleniformis Bourguignat, 1885. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Mutela wistarmorrisi Graf & Cummings, 2006. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Mutela zambesiensis Mandahl-Barth, 1988. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Mweruella mweruensis (E.A. Smith, 1908). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Nitia acuminata (H. Adams, 1866). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Nitia chefneuxi (Neuville & Anthony, 1906). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Nitia monceti (Bourguignat, 1883). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Nitia mutelaeformis (Germain, 1906). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Nitia teretiuscula (Philippi, 1847). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Nyassunio nyassaensis (Lea, 1864). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Nyassunio ujijiensis (Crosse, 1881). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Pleiodon ovatus (Swainson, 1823). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Pleiodon spekii (Woodward, 1859). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Potomida littoralis (Cuvier, 1798). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Prisodontopsis aviculaeformis Woodward, 1991. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Pseudospatha tanganyicensis (E.A. Smith, 1880). — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Unio abyssinicus von Martens, 1866. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Unio delphinus Spengler, 1793. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Unio gibbus Spengler, 1793. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Unio mancus Lamarck, 1819. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
Unio ravoisieri DeShayes, 1848. — Graf & Cummings (2011: 24).
 
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