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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Publication Information

Smith, E.A. 1880. On the shells of Lake Tanganyika and the neiborhood of Ujiji, Central Africa. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1880: 344-352, 1 pl.
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Species Described
Burtonia livingstoniana Bourguignat, 1883.
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: pl. 31, fig. 8a [as ‘Spatha tanganyicensis’] [in part].
E.A. Smith, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 296, pl. 34, fig. 32 [as ‘Spatha tanganyicensis’].
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 23.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 38.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 32.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 59.
= Pseudospatha tanganyicensis
 
Burtonia tanganikana Bourguignat, 1883.
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 350, pl. 31, fig. 8 [as ‘Spatha tanganyicensis’].
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 20, footnote.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 38.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 32.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 59.
(new name for Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880)
= Pseudospatha tanganyicensis
 
Pleiodon spekei ‘Woodward’ of Authors.
‘Woodward’ Of Authors.
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 350.
E.A. Smith, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 296.
Martens, 1897, Besch. Weich. Deutsch Ost Afr.: 256.
(error for Iridina spekii Woodward, 1859)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1859-12-23-8, Lake Tanganyika.
= Pleiodon spekii
 
Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880.
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 350, pl. 31, fig. 8-8a.
(renamed Burtonia tanganikana Bourguignat, 1883)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_80-3-5-48, Lake Tanganyika.
= Pseudospatha tanganyicensis
 
Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880.
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: pl. 31, fig. 8a [in part].
E.A. Smith, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 296, pl. 34, fig. 32.
(reference to Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880)
= Pseudospatha tanganyicensis
 
Unio gerrardi Martens, 1897.
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 351 [as ‘U. niloticus Cailliaud’].
Martens, 1897, Besch. Weich. Deutsch Ost Afr.: 223, pl. 7, fig. 5.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ZMB_32910A (selected by Scholz & Glaubrecht, 2004), Tanganyikasee, Tanzania.
= Coelatura horei
 
Unio niloticus E.A. Smith, 1880.
‘Cailliaud’ E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 351.
‘Caulliaud’ E.A. Smith, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 296.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio niloticus Cailliaud, 1827)
= Coelatura horei
 
Unio tanganikanus Bourguignat, 1883.
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 351 [as ‘Unio tanganyicensis’].
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 18.
Bourguignat, 1885, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 7.
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’].
(new name for Unio tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880)
= Grandidieria burtoni
 
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.
= Grandidieria burtoni
 
 
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