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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
(and other less consequential bivalves)

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Publication Information

Crowley, T.E., T Pain & F.R. Woodward. 1964. A monographic review of the Mollusca of Lake Nyassa. Annales Musee Royal de l’Afrique Centrale 131: 58 pp., 8 pls.

Species Described
Grandidieria bloomeri Crowley et al., 1964.
Woodward in Crowley et al., 1964, Annals Mus. R. Afr. Cent.: 53, pl. 7, figs. 41-42.
= Coelatura hypsiprymna
 
Indonaia mossambicensis Crowley et al., 1964.
‘von Martens’ Woodward in Crowley et al., 1964, Annals Mus. R. Afr. Cent.: 55, pl. 7, fig. 45-46 [in part].
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio mossambicensis Martens, 1860)
= Coelatura hypsiprymna
 
Nyassunio ecclesi Crowley et al., 1964.
Woodward in Crowley et al., 1964, Annals Mus. R. Afr. Cent.: 52, pl. 6, figs. 39-40.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MRAC_793224, Nyassaland: Lac Nyassa.
= Nyassunio nyassaensis
 
Parreysia hypsiprimnus Simpson, 1900.
‘von Martens’ Of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 849.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1136.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 68.
Woodward in Crowley et al., 1964, Annals Mus. R. Afr. Cent.: 47.
(error for Unio hypsiprymnus Martens, 1897)
= Coelatura hypsiprymna
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Aspatharia (s.s.) subreniformis (Sowerby, 1867). — Crowley et al. (1964: 36).
Aspatharia (Spathopsis) nyassaensis (Lea, 1864). — Crowley et al. (1964: 38).
Grandidieria bloomeri Crowley et al., 1964. — Crowley et al. (1964: 53).
Indonaia mossambicensis (von Martens, 1860). — Crowley et al. (1964: 55).
Mutela alata alata (Lea, 1864). — Crowley et al. (1964: 42).
Mutela alata simpsoni Ancey, 1894. — Crowley et al. (1964: 44).
Nyassunio ecclesi Crowley et al., 1964. — Crowley et al. (1964: 52).
Nyassunio nyassaensis aferula (Lea, 1864). — Crowley et al. (1964: 50).
Nyassunio nyassaensis hercules (Preston, 1913). — Crowley et al. (1964: 51).
Nyassunio nyassaensis nyassaensis (Lea, 1864). — Crowley et al. (1964: 46).
 
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