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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Publication Information

Bourguignat, J.R. 1889. Mollusques de l’Afrique Équatoriale de Moguedouchou a Bagamoyo et de Bagamoyo au Tanganika: 229 pp., 8 pls.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Corbicula degousei Bourguignat, 1889.
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 190.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_3510, Kyngani.
= Corbicula fluminalis
 
Corbicula subtruncatula Bourguignat, 1889.
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 190 [nomen nudum].
= Corbicula fluminalis
 
Corbicula subtruncata var. aegyptiaca Germain, 1909.
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 190 [nomen nudum].
Germain, 1909, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat.: 582, fig. 17b.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Corbicula subtruncatula Bourguignat, 1889)
Type(s): TYPES MNHN_MP_3498, Egypte / Kyngani.
= Corbicula fluminalis
 
Spatha bourguignati Bourguignat, 1885.
‘Ancey, in litt.’ Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 12.
‘Ancey, in litt.’ Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 197, pl. 8, fig. 1-2.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0169, Côte meridionale de l’Oukerewe.
= Chambardia bourguignati
 
Spathella bloyeti Bourguignat, 1889.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 14 [nomen nudum].
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 198, pl. 8, fig. 3.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0177, Makata, affluent superior du Vouami (Ousaghara).
= Chambardia bourguignati
 
Spathella spathuliformis Bourguignat, 1889.
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 199, pl. 8, fig. 4.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0305, Cours du Magogo, a Ounyangouira (Ougogo).
= Chambardia bourguignati
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Pharaonia bellamyi Jousseaume, 1886. — Bourguignat (1889: 192).
Pharaonia bourguignati Rochebrune, 1886. — Bourguignat (1889: 192).
Pharaonia essoensis (Chaper, 1885). — Bourguignat (1889: 192).
Pharaonia juliani (Rang, 1834). — Bourguignat (1889: 192).
Spathella adansonii Jousseaume, 1886. — Bourguignat (1889: 196).
Spathella bloyeti Bourguignat. — Bourguignat (1889: 198).
Spathella bourguignati Ancey, in litt. — Bourguignat (1889: 197).
Spathella nyassaensis (Lea, 1864). — Bourguignat (1889: 196).
Spathella petersi (Martens, 1859). — Bourguignat (1889: 197).
Spathella pfeifferiana (Bernardi, 1859). — Bourguignat (1889: 196).
Spathella protchei Rochebrune, 1886. — Bourguignat (1889: 196).
Spathella sinuata (Martens, 1885). — Bourguignat (1889: 196).
Spathella spathuliformis Bourguignat. — Bourguignat (1889: 199).
Spathella wahlbergi (Krauss, 1848). — Bourguignat (1889: 196).
Unio billottianus Charmes, 1885. — Bourguignat (1889: 194).
Unio dumesnilianus Charmes, 1885. — Bourguignat (1889: 193).
Unio euphymus Charmes, 1885. — Bourguignat (1889: 194).
Unio ledoulxianus Charmes, 1885. — Bourguignat (1889: 194).
Unio mossambicensis Peters mss, in Martens, 1859. — Bourguignat (1889: 193).
Unio ratidotus Charmes, 1885. — Bourguignat (1889: 193).
 
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