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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Publication Information

Mandahl-Barth, G. 1988. Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 161 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
 
Caelatura kipopoensis Mandahl-Barth, 1968.
Mandahl-Barth, 1968, Expl. Hydrobiol. Bangweulu-Luapula: 54, pl. 3, fig. 1; pl. 10, figs. 9-10.
Mandahl-Barth, 1988, Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 29, figs. 134-135.
Type(s): TOPOTYPE MRAC_797303, Zaire: Lac de barrage de la Kipopo.
= Coelatura kipopoensis
 
Caelatura symoensi Mandahl-Barth, 1968.
Mandahl-Barth, 1968, Expl. Hydrobiol. Bangweulu-Luapula: 53, pl. 3, fig. 2; pl. 10, fig. 6.
Mandahl-Barth, 1988, Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 28, fig. 109.
= Prisodontopsis mweruensis
 
Caelatura (Zairia) cridlandi Mandahl-Barth, 1954.
Mandahl-Barth, 1954, Ann. Mus. r. Congo belge 8° Zool.: 135. text fig. 70.
Mandahl-Barth, 1988, Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 17, fig. 86.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) MRAC_517603, Lac Victoria, Hannington Baie.
= Coelatura cridlandi
 
Eupera triangularis Mandahl-Barth, 1988.
Mandahl-Barth, 1988, Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 139.
(error for Eupera triangulum Mandahl-Barth, 1973)
= Eupera triangulum
 
Mutela zambesiensis Mandahl-Barth, 1988.
Mandahl-Barth, 1988, Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 85, figs. 81-82.
Type(s): TYPE UNKNOWN, Zambezi River, between Kariba and Chirundu.
= Mutela zambesiensis
 
Pisidium clarckeanum Prashad, 1925.
Prashad, 1925, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 408, pl. 7, figs. 1-2.
Srinivasa Rao, 1928, Rec. Ind. Mus.: 465.
Mandahl-Barth, 1988, Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 124.
Korniushin & Glaubrecht, 2002, Zool. Scripta: 454.
(error for Pisidium clarkeanum Nevill & Nevill, 1871)
= Pisidium clarkeanum
 
Pleiodon macmurtrei Conrad, 1834.
‘Conrad’ Of Authors.
Conrad, 1834, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 180.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 225.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 49.
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH: 443.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich: 601.
Mandahl-Barth, 1988, Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 57.
Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 151.
(incorrect original spelling of Pleiodon macmurtriei Conrad, 1834)
= Pleiodon ovatus
 
Spatha rochebruni Mandahl-Barth, 1988.
‘Jousseaume’ Mandahl-Barth, 1988, Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 66.
(error for Spatha rochebrunei Jousseaume, 1886)
= Aspatharia rochebrunei
 
Spathopsis trapezia ovoidea Mandahl-Barth, 1988.
‘von Martens’ Mandahl-Barth, 1954, Ann. Mus. r. Congo belge 8° Zool.: 159, fig. 79 [as ‘Spatha caillaudi’].
Mandahl-Barth, 1988, Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 76, fig. 49.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Spatha trapezia Martens, 1897)
= Chambardia trapezia
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Anodonta cygnea (Linnaeus, 1758). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 35).
Aspatharia chaiziana (Rang, 1835). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 65).
Aspatharia dahomeyensis (Lea, 1859). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 63).
Aspatharia divaricata (von Martens, 1897). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 60).
Aspatharia droueti (Chaper, 1885). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 62).
Aspatharia pfeifferiana (Bernardi, 1860). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 63).
Aspatharia rugifera (Dunker, 1858). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 60).
Aspatharia semicorrugata (Preston, 1910). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 62).
Brazzaea anceyi Bourguignat, 1885. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 37).
Caelatura [sic] acuminatus (Adams, H., 1866). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 15).
Caelatura [sic] aegyptiaca aegyptiaca (Cailliaud, 1827). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 9).
Caelatura [sic] aegyptiaca bakeri (Adams, H., 1866). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 14).
Caelatura [sic] aegyptiaca gabonensis (Küster, 1862). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 11).
Caelatura [sic] aegyptiaca stuhlmanni (von Martens, 1897). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 15).
Caelatura [sic] alluaudi (Dautzenberg, 1908). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 17).
Caelatura [sic] bourguignati (Rochebrune, 1886). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 26).
Caelatura [sic] briarti (Dautzenberg, 1901). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 27).
Caelatura [sic] burtoni (Woodward, 1859). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 19).
Caelatura [sic] choziensis (Preston, 1910). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 24).
Caelatura [sic] cridlandi Mandahl-Barth, 1954. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 17).
Caelatura [sic] hauttecoeuri (Bourguignat, 1883). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 16).
Caelatura [sic] horei (Smith, E.A., 1880). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 19).
Caelatura [sic] hypsiprymna (von Martens, 1897). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 21).
Caelatura [sic] kipopoensis Mandahl-Barth, 1968. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 29).
Caelatura [sic] kunenensis (Mousson, 1887). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 29).
Caelatura [sic] leopoldvillensis (Putzeys, 1898). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 30).
Caelatura [sic] lobensis (Frierson, 1913). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 31).
Caelatura [sic] luapulaensis (Preston, 1913). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 29).
Caelatura [sic] monceti (Bourguignat, 1883). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 18).
Caelatura [sic] mossambicensis (von Martens, 1860). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 23).
Caelatura [sic] mweruensis (Smith, E.A., 1908). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 27).
Caelatura [sic] nyassaensis (Lea, 1864). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 21).
Caelatura [sic] ratidota (Charmes, 1885). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 22).
Caelatura [sic] teretiusculus (Philippi, 1847). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 12).
Caelatura [sic] ujijiensis (Crosse, 1881). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 20).
Cafferia caffra (Krauss, 1848). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 32).
Corbicula astartina Martens, 1860. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 116).
Corbicula fluminalis (Müller, 1774). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 113).
Corbicula fluminalis africana (Krauss, 1848). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 116).
Corbicula fluminalis cunningtoni (Smith, 1906). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 115).
Corbicula fluminalis tanganyicensis (Crosse, 1881). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 115).
Corbicula fluminalis tsadiana von Martens, 1903. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 114).
Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 111).
Eupera crassa (Mandahl-Barth, 1954). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 131).
Eupera ferruginea (Krauss, 1848). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 130).
Eupera ovata (Mandahl-Barth, 1954). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 131).
Eupera sturanyi (Waagen, 1905). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 131).
Eupera triangulum Mandahl-Barth, 1973. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 131).
Margaritifera auricularia (Spengler, 1793). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 35).
Mutela alata (Lea, 1864). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 79).
Mutela alluaudi Germain, 1909. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 81).
Mutela bourguignati Bourguignat, 1885. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 81).
Mutela carrei (Putzeys, 1898). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 78).
Mutela dubia dubia (Gmelin, 1791). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 82).
Mutela dubia emini von Martens, 1897. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 83).
Mutela dubia garambae Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 83).
Mutela dubia nilotica (Cailliaud, 1823). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 83).
Mutela franci Daget, 1964. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 79).
Mutela hargeri hargeri (Smith, E.A., 1908). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 80).
Mutela hargeri schomburgki Haas, 1936. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 80).
Mutela hirundo (von Martens, 1881). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 79).
Mutela ovata (Swainson, 1823). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 84).
Mutela rostrata (Rang, 1835). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 77).
Mutela soleniformis Bourguignat, 1885. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 80).
Mutela spekei [sic] (Woodward, 1859). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 84).
Mutela zambesiensis Mandahl-Barth, 1988. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 85).
Pisidium amnicum (Müller, 1774). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 125).
Pisidium armillatum Kuiper, 1966. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 127).
Pisidium artifex Kuiper, 1960. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 128).
Pisidium casertanum (Poli, 1791). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 128).
Pisidium costulosum Connolly, 1931. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 129).
Pisidium fistulosum Mandahl-Barth, 1954. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 125).
Pisidium giraudi Bourguignat, 1885. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 124).
Pisidium harrisoni Kuiper, 1964. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 129).
Pisidium invenustum Kuiper, 1966. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 127).
Pisidium kenianum Preston, 1911. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 126).
Pisidium langleyanum Melvill & Ponsoby, 1891. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 125).
Pisidium milium Held, 1836. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 129).
Pisidium montigenum Kuiper, 1966. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 127).
Pisidium nitidum Jenyns, 1832. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 129).
Pisidium ovampicum Ancey, 1890. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 127).
Pisidium personatum Malm, 1855. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 128).
Pisidium pirothi Jickeli, 1881. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 124).
Pisidium reticulatum Kuiper, 1966. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 125).
Pisidium subtruncatum Malm, 1855. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 129).
Pisidium viridarium Kuiper, 1956. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 126).
Prisodontopsis johnstoni (Smith, E.A., 1893). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 36).
Pseudospatha tanganyicensis (Smith, E.A., 1880). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 37).
Psilunio littoralis (Lamarck, 1801). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 34).
Spathopsis anceyi (Bourguignat, 1885). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 76).
Spathopsis dautzenbergi (Haas, 1936). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 74).
Spathopsis nyassaensis (Lea, 1864). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 75).
Spathopsis petersi (von Martens, 1860). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 71).
Spathopsis rubens arcuata [sic] (Cailliaud, 1823). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 73).
Spathopsis rubens rubens (Lamarck, 1819). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 72).
Spathopsis trapezia ovoidea Mandahl-Barth, 1988. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 76).
Spathopsis trapezia trapezia (von Martens, 1897). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 75).
Spathopsis wahlbergi bourguignati (Bourguignat, 1885). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 69).
Spathopsis wahlbergi guillaini (Récluz, 1850). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 70).
Spathopsis wahlbergi hartmanni (von Martens, 1866). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 70).
Spathopsis wahlbergi tabula (Sowerby, 1867). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 71).
Spathopsis wahlbergi wahlbergi (Krauss, 1848). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 68).
Spathopsis wahlbergi welwitschi (Morelet, 1868). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 68).
Spathopsis wissmanni (von Martens, 1883). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 73).
Sphaerium bequaerti (Dautzenberg & Germain, 1914). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 121).
Sphaerium capense (Krauss, 1848). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 121).
Sphaerium hartmanni bangweolicum Haas, 1936. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 119).
Sphaerium hartmanni courteti (Germain, 1904). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 118).
Sphaerium hartmanni hartmanni (Jickeli, 1874). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 118).
Sphaerium hartmanni naivashaense (Preston, 1912). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 119).
Sphaerium incomitatum (Kuiper, 1966). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 122).
Sphaerium lacustre (Müller, 1774). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 118).
Sphaerium nyanzae alluaudi (Dautzenberg, 1908). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 123).
Sphaerium nyanzae nyanzae Smith, 1892. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 123).
Sphaerium regularis (Mandahl-Barth, 1954). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 123).
Sphaerium stuhlmanni Martens, 1897. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 122).
Sphaerium victoriae albertianum Mandahl-Barth, 1954. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 120).
Sphaerium victoriae lacuum Mandahl-Barth, 1954. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 120).
Sphaerium victoriae mohasicum (Thiele, 1911). — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 120).
Sphaerium victoriae victoriae Smith, 1906. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 120).
Unio abyssinicus von Martens, 1866. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 32).
Unio elongatulus Pfeiffer, 1825. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 33).
Unio elongatulus dembeae Sowerby, 1865. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 33).
Unio elongatulus durieui DeShayes, 1847. — Mandahl-Barth (1988: 33).
 
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