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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Coelatura Conrad, 1853: generic synonymy
  View species list: 23 species

Caelatura Conrad, 1853.
‘Conrad’ Of Authors.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 267 [as ‘Cælatura’].
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 820 [as ‘Cælatura’].
Pallary, 1909, Mém. Inst. Égypte: 76.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1019.
Germain, 1918, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat.: 41.
Germain, 1919, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat.: 122.
Germain, 1921, Faun. malac. Terr. e Fluv. Iles Mascareignes: 403.
Pallary, 1924, Mém. Inst. Égypte: 42.
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH: 399.
Haas, 1927, Senckenbergiana: 21.
Haas, 1929, Senckenbergiana: 111.
Thiele, 1934, Handb. Syst. Weichtierk.: 1248.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 54.
Dartevelle & Schwetz, 1937, Ann. Soc. Roy. Zool. Belgique: 60.
Haas, 1940, Zool. Ser. Field Mus. Nat. Hist.: 140.
Modell, 1942, Arch. Moll.: 190.
Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947): 40.
Mongin, 1963, Mém. Soc. Géol. France: 10.
Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll.: 116.
Mandahl-Barth, 1968, Expl. Hydrobiol. Bangweulu-Luapula: 51.
Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 64.
Fischer-Piette & Métivier, 1974, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat.: 10.
Appleton, 1979, Ann. S. Afr. Mus.: 154.
Kenmuir, 1980, Trans. Zimbabwe Sci. Assoc.: 7.
Curtis & Appleton, 1987, Jour. SWA Sci. Soc.: 50.
Ibrahim et al., 1999, EEAA Nat. Biodiv. Unit: 74.
Millard, 2001, Class. Moll.: 1061.
(incorrect original spelling of Coelatura Conrad, 1853)

 
Coelatura Conrad, 1853.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 268 [as ‘Cœlatura’].
(correct name for Caelatura Conrad, 1853)
Type species: Unio aegyptiacus Cailliaud, 1827 (monotypy) = Coelatura aegyptiaca.

 
Pharaonia Jousseaume, 1886.
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ.: 3 [nomen nudum].
Jousseaume, 1886, Bull. Soc. Zool. France: 486.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 47, pl. 21.
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 191.
Type species: Pharaonia bellamyi Jousseaume, 1886 (sub. desig. by Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927: 399) = Coelatura aegyptiaca.

 
Reneus Jousseaume, 1886.
Jousseaume, 1886, Bull. Soc. Zool. France: 481.
(renamed Renatus Rochebrune, 1904)
Type species: Reneus reneus Jousseaume, 1886 (tautonomy) = Coelatura aegyptiaca.

 
Zairia Rochebrune, 1886.
Rochebrune, 1886, Bull. Soc. Malac. France: 10.
Type species: Zairia elegans Rochebrune, 1886 (sub. desig. by Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927: 399) = Coelatura gabonensis.

 
Laevirostris Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 894 [as ‘Lævirostris’].
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1308.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Diplodon Spix & Wagner, 1827)
Type species: Unio stagnorum Dautzenberg, 1890 (orig. desig.) = Coelatura stagnorum.

 
Zaira Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 862.
(error for Zairia Rochebrune, 1886)

 
Renatus Rochebrune, 1904.
Rochebrune, 1904, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat.: 257.
(new name for Reneus Jousseaume, 1886)

 
Horusia Pallary, 1924.
Pallary, 1924, Mém. Inst. Égypte: 43.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Coelatura Conrad, 1853)
Type species: Unio rugifer Küster, 1856 (orig. desig.) = Coelatura aegyptiaca.

 
Iaronia Pallary, 1924.
Pallary, 1924, Mém. Inst. Égypte: 44, 49.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Coelatura Conrad, 1853)
Type species: Unio niloticus Cailliaud, 1827 (orig. desig.) = Coelatura aegyptiaca.

 
Corlatura Preston, 1930.
‘Conrad’ Preston, 1930, Zool. Rec.: 88.
(error for Coelatura Conrad, 1853)

 
Jaronia Thiele, 1934.
‘Pallary’ Thiele, 1934, Handb. Syst. Weichtierk.: 818 [1248].
(error for Iaronia Pallary, 1924)

 
Afroparreysia Haas, 1936.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 84.
Type species: Parreysia lobensis Frierson, 1913 (orig. desig.) = Coelatura lobensis.

 
Kalliphenga Haas, 1936.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 72.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Coelatura Conrad, 1853)
Type species: Unio ruellani Bourguignat, 1883 (orig. desig.) = Coelatura hauttecoeuri.

 
Mesafra Haas, 1936.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 83.
Type species: Caelatura (s.s.) mesafricana Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927 (orig. desig.) = Coelatura gabonensis.

 
Rhytidonaia Haas, 1936.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 65.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Coelatura Conrad, 1853)
Type species: Caelatura graueri Haas, 1927 (orig. desig.) = Coelatura leopoldvillensis.

 
Afronaia Haas, 1962.
Haas, 1962, Arch. Moll.: 215.
Type species: Indonaia framesi Connolly, 1925 (orig. desig.) = Coelatura mossambicensis.

 
Zairiella Haas, 1962.
Haas, 1962, Arch. Moll.: 215.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Coelatura Conrad, 1853)
Type species: Caelatura (Zairia) cridlandi Mandahl-Barth, 1954 (original designation) = Coelatura cridlandi.

 
Zairella Millard, 2001.
‘Haas’ Millard, 2001, Class. Moll.: 1064.
(error for Zairiella Haas, 1962)

 
 
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