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

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Mutela alata (Lea, 1864): species synonymy
  View specimens: 34 specimens, Red List Status: vulnerable

   Recent References
   = Mutela alata (Lea, 1864). — Graf & Cummings (2011).
   = Mutela alata Lea, 1864. — Bogan (2010).
   = Mutela alata (Lea, 1864). — IUCN (2010).
   = Mutela alata (Lea, 1864). — Graf & Cummings (2007).
   = Mutela alata (Lea, 1864). — Daget (1998).
   = Mutela alata (Lea, 1864). — Mandahl-Barth (1988).
   = Mutela alata (Lea, 1864). — Appleton (1979).
   = Mutela (s.s.) alata (Lea, 1864). — Haas (1969).
   + Mutela (s.s.) nilotica (Cailliaud, 1823). — Haas (1969).
   + Mutela alata simpsoni Ancey, 1894. — Crowley et al. (1964).

Spatha alata Lea, 1864.
Lea, 1864, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 109.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 35 [39], pl. 12, fig. 31.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_86776, Lake Nyasa, Af.
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Mutela elata Servain, 1890.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Servain, 1890, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 303.
Brown, 1978, Biogeogr. Ecol. S. Africa: 1173.
(error for Spatha alata Lea, 1864)
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Mutela simpsoni Ancey, 1894.
Ancey, 1894, Mém. Soc. Zool. France: 233, fig. 8.
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Mutela cuneata Preston, 1910.
Preston, 1910, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist.: 62, pl. 5, fig. 13.
Type(s): TYPE MRAC_58556, Riv Shire.
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Mutela opalescens Preston, 1910.
Preston, 1910, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist.: 62, pl. 4, fig. 12.
Type(s): TYPE MRAC_58554, Riv. Shire a 3-4 km du Lac Nyassa.
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