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Publication Information

Leloup, E. 1950. Lamellibranches. Exploration Hydrobiologique du Lac Tanganika (1946-1947) 3: 153 pp., 8 pls.

Species Described
Aspatharia rubens Leloup, 1950.
‘Lamarck’ Of Authors.
Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947): 83, pl. 5, fig. 1 [in part].
Mandahl-Barth, 1968, Expl. Hydrobiol. Bangweulu-Luapula: 56, pl. 11, fig. 3 [in part].
(mis-ID'd reference to Anodonta rubens Lamarck, 1819)
= Chambardia wissmanni
 
Caelatura (Grandidieria) burtoni forma globosa Leloup, 1950.
Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947): 143, pl. 2, fig. D.
Coulter, 1991, : 234, fig..
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio burtoni Woodward, 1859)
= Grandidieria burtoni
 
Moncetia bourguignati Leloup, 1950.
‘Ancey’ Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947): 98 [nomen nudum].
(intro'd as syn of Moncetia lavigeriana Bourguignat, 1886)
= Moncetia anceyi
 
Pseudospatha tanganyicensis forme bequaerti Leloup, 1950.
Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947): 122, figs. 56B, f9B, 60; pl. 5, fig. 5a.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE IRSNB_MP_0480, Tanganika.
= Pseudospatha tanganyicensis
 
Pseudospatha tanganyicensis forme typica Leloup, 1950.
Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947): 111, figs. 53A, 54C-D, 56A, 57B, 60; pl. 7, fig. A.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880)
= Pseudospatha tanganyicensis
 
Ruellania nyassaensis Leloup, 1950.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml.: 113.
Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947): 31, figs. 5, 12-14; pl. 4, fig. 1.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio nyassaensis Lea, 1864)
= Nyassunio ujijiensis
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Aspatharia (s.s.) sinuata (von Martens, 1883). — Leloup (1950: 81).
Aspatharia (Spathopsis) kirki (Ancey, 1894). — Leloup (1950: 81).
Aspatharia (Spathopsis) rubens (Lamarck, 1819). — Leloup (1950: 83).
Brazzaea anceyi Bourguignat, 1885. — Leloup (1950: 73).
Caelatura (s.s.) [sic] aegyptiaca f. calathus (Bourguignat, 1885). — Leloup (1950: 40).
Caelatura [sic] (Grandidieria) burtoni (Woodward, 1859). — Leloup (1950: 53).
Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807. — Leloup (1950: 91).
Iridina (Cameronia) spekii Woodward, 1859. — Leloup (1950: 101).
Moncetia lavigeriana (Bourguignat, 1886). — Leloup (1950: 97).
Mutela (s.s.) soleniformis Bourguignat, 1885. — Leloup (1950: 93).
Mutela (s.s.) soleniformis forme moineti Bourguignat, 1886. — Leloup (1950: 93).
Parreysia nyassaensis (Lea, 1864). — Leloup (1950: 31).
Pseudospatha tanganyicensis (Smith, E.A., 1880). — Leloup (1950: 111).
Pseudospatha tanganyicensis forme bequaerti f. nov. — Leloup (1950: 122).
Pseudospatha tanganyicensis forme bourguignati (‘Joubert’ Bourguignat, 1886). — Leloup (1950: 122).
Pseudospatha tanganyicensis forme livingstoniana (Bourguignat, 1883). — Leloup (1950: 119).
Pseudospatha tanganyicensis forme stappersi Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927. — Leloup (1950: 122).
Pseudospatha tanganyicensis forme subtriangularis (Bourguignat, 1886). — Leloup (1950: 121).
Pseudospatha tanganyicensis forme typica Leloup, 1950. — Leloup (1950: 111).
 
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