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Publication Information

Haas, F. 1936. Binnen-Mollusken aus Inner-Afrika, hauptsächlich gesammelt von Dr. F. Haas während der Schomburgk-Expedition in der Jahren 1931/32. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 431: 1-156, 8 pls.

Species Described
Aspatharia (Spathopsis) dautzenbergi Haas, 1936.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 93, pl. 8, figs. 2a-b.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE SMF_9545, Chambesi, bei Mbesuma, N. Rhodesia.
= Chambardia flava
 
Caelatura (Kistinaia) schoutedeni Haas, 1936.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 64, pl. 5, figs. 4a-d.
Haas, 1969, Treatise on Invert. Paleo: N418 [as ‘shoutedeni’].
Type(s): TYPE MRAC_56145, Riv. Luapula a Kasenga.
= Prisodontopsis mweruensis
 
Caelatura (s.s.) choziensis bangweolica Haas, 1936.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 56, pl. 5, figs. 1a-d.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio choziensis Preston, 1910)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE SMF_9576, Nordende des Bangweolo See, bei Nsombo, N. Rhodesien.
= Coelatura choziensis
 
Caelatura (Zairia) gabunensis Haas, 1936.
‘Küster’ Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 68.
(error for Unio gabonensis Küster, 1862)
= Coelatura gabonensis
 
Caelatura choziensis luapulaensis Haas, 1936.
‘Preston’ Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: pl. 5, fig. 2e [in part].
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio luapulaensis Preston, 1913)
= Coelatura kipopoensis
 
Corbicula astartina Haas, 1936.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 42.
(mis-ID'd reference to Cyrena astartina Martens, 1860)
= Corbicula africana
 
Corbicula albida albida Haas, 1936.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 41, pl. 2, fig. 5.
(mis-ID'd reference to Corbicula albida Krauss, 1848)
= Corbicula astartina
 
Corbicula albida rosini Haas, 1936.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 41, pl. 3, fig. 2.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Corbicula albida Krauss, 1848)
= Corbicula astartina
 
Mesafra mesafricana stappersi Haas, 1936.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 84, pl. 7, figs. 2a-b.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Caelatura mesafricana Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MRAC_56762, Riv. Luapula: Kasenga.
= Prisodontopsis mweruensis
 
Mutela hargeri schomburgki Haas, 1936.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 98, pl. 8, figs. 3a-e.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mutela hargeri E.A. Smith, 1908)
Type(s): TYPE SMF_9552, Nordende des Bangweolo See, bei Nsombo, N. Rhodesien.
= Mutela hargeri
 
Parreysia hypsiprimnus Simpson, 1900.
‘von Martens’ Of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 849.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1136.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 68.
Woodward in Crowley et al., 1964, Annals Mus. R. Afr. Cent.: 47.
(error for Unio hypsiprymnus Martens, 1897)
= Coelatura hypsiprymna
 
Pisidium costulosum Haas, 1936.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 43.
(mis-ID'd reference to Pisidium costulosum Connolly, 1931)
= Pisidium pirothi
 
Sphaerium hartmanni bangweolicum Haas, 1936.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 46, pl. 3, figs. 3a-c.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Cyclas hartmanni Jickeli, 1874)
= Sphaerium hartmanni
 
Sphaerium hartmanni var. congicum Haas, 1936.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 46.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Cyclas hartmanni Jickeli, 1874; new name for Sphaerium stuhlmanni Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927)
= Sphaerium bequaerti
 
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
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Afroparreysia lobensis (Frierson, 1913). — Haas (1936: 84).
Afroparreysia nyangensis (Frierson, 1913). — Haas (1936: 85).
Aspatharia (s.s.) pfeifferiana (Bernardi, 1860). — Haas (1936: 90).
Aspatharia (Spathopsis) chaiziana (Rang, 1835). — Haas (1936: 92).
Aspatharia (Spathopsis) dautzenbergi n. sp. — Haas (1936: 93).
Aspatharia (Spathopsis) hartmanni bourguignati (Ancey). — Haas (1936: 98).
Aspatharia (Spathopsis) hartmanni guillaini (Récluz, 1850). — Haas (1936: 98).
Aspatharia (Spathopsis) hartmanni haasi (Pilsbry, 1923). — Haas (1936: 98).
Aspatharia (Spathopsis) hartmanni hartmanni (von Martens, 1866). — Haas (1936: 98).
Aspatharia (Spathopsis) petersi (von Martens, 1860). — Haas (1936: 97).
Aspatharia (Spathopsis) wahlbergi baumanni (Sturany in Baumann, 1894). — Haas (1936: 96).
Aspatharia (Spathopsis) wahlbergi tabula (Sowerby, 1867). — Haas (1936: 96).
Aspatharia (Spathopsis) wahlbergi wahlbergi (Krauss, 1848). — Haas (1936: 94).
Aspatharia (Spathopsis) wahlbergi welwitschii (Morelet, 1868). — Haas (1936: 95).
Caelatura [sic] (Grandidieria) burtoni (Woodward, 1859). — Haas (1936: 77).
Caelatura [sic] (Grandidieria) tanganyicensis (Smith, E.A., 1880). — Haas (1936: 76).
Caelatura [sic] (Kalliphenga) ruellani (Bourguignat, 1883). — Haas (1936: 72).
Caelatura [sic] (Kistinaia) schoutedeni n. sp. — Haas (1936: 64).
Caelatura [sic] (Laevirostris) bourguignati (Rochebrune, 1886). — Haas (1936: 66).
Caelatura [sic] (Laevirostris) briarti (Dautzenberg, 1901). — Haas (1936: 66).
Caelatura [sic] (Mweruella) mweruensis (Smith, E.A., 1908). — Haas (1936: 63).
Caelatura [sic] (Rhytidonaia) graueri Haas, 1927. — Haas (1936: 65).
Caelatura [sic] (Rhytidonaia) leopoldvillensis (Putzeys, 1898). — Haas (1936: 65).
Caelatura [sic] (s.s.) aegyptiaca (Cailliaud, 1827). — Haas (1936: 69).
Caelatura [sic] (s.s.) bakeri (Adams, H., 1866). — Haas (1936: 73).
Caelatura [sic] (s.s.) choziensis bangweolica n. subsp. — Haas (1936: 56).
Caelatura [sic] (s.s.) choziensis choziensis (Preston, 1910). — Haas (1936: 56).
Caelatura [sic] (s.s.) choziensis luapulaensis (Preston, 1913). — Haas (1936: 62).
Caelatura [sic] (s.s.) hauttecoeuri emini (von Martens, 1897). — Haas (1936: 71).
Caelatura [sic] (s.s.) hauttecoeuri hauttecoeuri (Bourguignat, 1883). — Haas (1936: 71).
Caelatura [sic] (s.s.) horei (Smith, E.A., 1880). — Haas (1936: 75).
Caelatura [sic] (s.s.) hypsiprimna hypsiprimna [sic] (von Martens, 1897). — Haas (1936: 78).
Caelatura [sic] (s.s.) hypsiprimna [sic] borellii (Ancey, 1894). — Haas (1936: 78).
Caelatura [sic] (s.s.) introrugata (Connolly, 1931). — Haas (1936: 72).
Caelatura [sic] (s.s.) rothschildi (Neuville & Anthony, 1906). — Haas (1936: 74).
Caelatura [sic] (s.s.) stuhlmanni (von Martens, 1897). — Haas (1936: 73).
Caelatura [sic] (Zairia) aequatoria (Morelet, 1885). — Haas (1936: 68).
Caelatura [sic] (Zairia) elegans (Rochebrune, 1886). — Haas (1936: 67).
Caelatura [sic] (Zairia) essoënsis (Chaper, 1885). — Haas (1936: 68).
Caelatura [sic] (Zairia) gabunensis [sic] (Küster, 1862). — Haas (1936: 68).
Cafferia caffra (Krauss, 1848). — Haas (1936: 49).
Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807. — Haas (1936: 101).
Indonaia kunenensis (Mousson, 1887). — Haas (1936: 50).
Indonaia liederi (von Martens, 1897). — Haas (1936: 52).
Indonaia mossambicensis (von Martens, 1860). — Haas (1936: 51).
Indonaia ratidota (Charmes, 1885). — Haas (1936: 52).
Mesafra mesafricana mesafricana (Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927). — Haas (1936: 84).
Mesafra mesafricana stappersi n. subsp. — Haas (1936: 84).
Mutela hargeri schomburgki n. subsp. — Haas (1936: 98).
Mutela nilotica mabilli (Rochebrune, 1886). — Haas (1936: 100).
Nitia acuminata (Adams, H., 1866). — Haas (1936: 83).
Nitia chefneuxi (Neuville & Anthony, 1906). — Haas (1936: 82).
cf. Nitia gaillardi (Germain, 1909). — Haas (1936: 82).
Nitia monceti (Bourguignat, 1883). — Haas (1936: 82).
Nitia mutelaeformis (Germain, 1906). — Haas (1936: 82).
Nitia teretiuscula (Philippi, 1847). — Haas (1936: 81).
Nyassunio nyassaensis (Lea, 1864). — Haas (1936: 85).
Nyassunio ujijiensis (Crosse, 1881). — Haas (1936: 85).
Unio abyssinicus von Martens, 1866. — Haas (1936: 88).
Unio dembeae Sowerby, 1865. — Haas (1936: 86).
 
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