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

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Iridinidae

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Chambardia Servain, 1890: generic synonymy
  View species list: 12 species

Spathella Bourguignat, 1885.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 14.
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 195.
(homonym of J. Hall, 1885 [Modiomorphidae]; intro'd as sub-gen. of Spatha Lea, 1838; renamed Leptospatha Rochebrune & Germain, 1904)
Type species: Spatha petersi Martens, 1860 (sub. desig. by Bourguignat, 1889: 195, footnote) = Chambardia petersi.

Chambardia Servain, 1890.
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ.: 4 [nomen nudum].
Bourguignat in Servain, 1890, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 304.
Type species: Chambardia letourneuxi Servain, 1890 (sub. desig. by Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927: 413) = Chambardia letourneuxi.

Spathopsis Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 857.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1179.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Lamellidens Simpson, 1900)
Type species: Anodonta guillaini Récluz, 1850 (orig. desig.) = Chambardia wahlbergi.

Arthropteron Rochebrune, 1904.
Rochebrune, 1904, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat.: 461.
Type species: Arthropteron ouassouloui Rochebrune, 1904 (monotypy) = Chambardia rubens.

Leptospatha Rochebrune & Germain, 1904.
Rochebrune & Germain, 1904, Mém. Soc. Zool. France: 25.
(new name for Spathella Bourguignat, 1885)

Mitriodon Rochebrune, 1904.
Rochebrune, 1904, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat.: 462.
Type species: Mitriodon martini Rochebrune, 1904 (subsequent designation by Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927: 419) = Chambardia rubens.

Spatella Haas, 1929.
‘Bourguignat’ Haas, 1929, Senckenbergiana: 112.
(error for Spathella Bourguignat, 1885)

Spathiella Van Damme, 1984.
Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa: 64.
(error for Spathella Bourguignat, 1885)

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