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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Publication Information

Van Damme, D. 1984. The Freshwater Mollusca of Northern Africa: Distribution, Biogeography and Palaeoecology, Developments in Hydrobiology (25): 164 pp.

Species Described
Anodonta arcuata Martens, 1866.
‘Cailliaud’ Of Authors.
Martens, 1866, Malak. Blatt.: 11.
Jickeli, 1874, Nova Acta Dtsch. Akad. Naturf.: 265.
Servain, 1890, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 316.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 899.
Kobelt, 1910, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 87.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1336.
Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa: 68.
Mandahl-Barth, 1988, Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 73.
Ibrahim et al., 1999, EEAA Nat. Biodiv. Unit: 109.
(error for Anodonta arcuta Cailliaud, 1823)
= Chambardia rubens
 
Arthropteron aouassouloui Van Damme, 1984.
‘Rochebrune’ Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa: 68.
(error for Arthropteron ouassouloui Rochebrune, 1904)
= Chambardia rubens
 
Spatha mabbillei Van Damme, 1984.
‘Jousseaumei’ Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa: 62.
(error for Spatha mabillei Jousseaume, 1886)
= Aspatharia pangallensis
 
Unio igli Van Damme, 1984.
‘Bourg.’ Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa: 53.
(error for Unio ilqi Bourguignat, 1885)
= Unio mancus
 
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
 
Unio mauretanicus Van Damme, 1984.
Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa: 59.
(error for Unio mauritanicus Bourguignat, 1868)
= Potomida littoralis
 
Unio parreyssia Van Damme, 1984.
‘Philippi’ Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa: 57.
(error for Unio parreyssi Philippi, 1848)
= Coelatura aegyptiaca
 
Unio cilicicus var. jenemertensis Van Damme, 1984.
Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa: 53.
(error for Unio jenematensis de Angelis & Millosevic, 1900)
= Unio mancus
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodonta anatina (Linnaeus, 1758). — Van Damme (1984: 60).
Anodonta cygnea (Linnaeus, 1758). — Van Damme (1984: 60).
Aspatharia chaiziana (Rang, 1835). — Van Damme (1984: 62).
Aspatharia dahomeyensis (Lea, 1859). — Van Damme (1984: 63).
Aspatharia pfeifferiana (Bernardi, 1860). — Van Damme (1984: 63).
Caelatura (s.s.) [sic] aegyptiaca (Cailliaud, 1827). — Van Damme (1984: 56).
Caelatura (s.s.) [sic] aegyptiaca bakeri (Adams, H., 1866). — Van Damme (1984: 57).
Caelatura (s.s.) [sic] aegyptiaca horei (Smith, E.A., 1880). — Van Damme (1984: 57).
Caelatura (s.s.) [sic] aegyptiaca stuhlmanni (von Martens, 1897). — Van Damme (1984: 57).
Coelatura (Nitia) teretiuscula (Philippi, 1847). — Van Damme (1984: 58).
Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807. — Van Damme (1984: 75).
Margaritifera (Pseudunio) auricularia (Spengler, 1793). — Van Damme (1984: 52).
Margaritifera (Pseudunio) auricularia marocana (Pallary, 1918). — Van Damme (1984: 52).
Mutela dubia (Gmelin, 1791). — Van Damme (1984: 72).
Mutela franci (Daget, 1964). — Van Damme (1984: 74).
Mutela rostrata (Rang, 1835). — Van Damme (1984: 73).
Psilunio littoralis (Lamarck, 1801). — Van Damme (1984: 59).
Psilunio littoralis fellmanni (DeShayes, 1848). — Van Damme (1984: 59).
Spathopsis rubens arcuata [sic] (Cailliaud, 1823). — Van Damme (1984: 68).
Spathopsis rubens rubens (Lamarck, 1819). — Van Damme (1984: 67).
Spathopsis wahlbergi (Krauss, 1848). — Van Damme (1984: 65).
Spathopsis wahlbergi hartmanni (von Martens, 1866). — Van Damme (1984: 65).
Spathopsis wahlbergi letourneuxi (Bourguignat in Servain, 1890). — Van Damme (1984: 65).
Spathopsis wahlbergi tabula (Sowerby, 1867). — Van Damme (1984: 67).
Spathopsis wissmanni (von Martens, 1883). — Van Damme (1984: 70).
Unio abyssinicus von Martens, 1866. — Van Damme (1984: 55).
Unio elongatulus Pfeiffer, C., 1825. — Van Damme (1984: 53).
Unio elongatulus dembeae Sowerby, 1825 [sic]. — Van Damme (1984: 53).
Unio elongatulus durieui DeShayes, 1847. — Van Damme (1984: 54).
 
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