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Pseudospatha tanganyicensis (E.A. Smith, 1880): species synonymy
  View specimens: 138 specimens, Red List Status: least concern

   Recent References
   = Pseudospatha tanganyicensis (Smith, 1880). — Zieritz et al. (2013).
   = Pseudospatha tanganyicensis (E.A. Smith, 1880). — Graf & Cummings (2011).
   = Pseudospatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880. — Bogan (2010).
   = Pseudospatha tanganyicensis (E.A. Smith, 1880). — IUCN (2010).
   = Pseudospatha tanganyicensis (E.A. Smith, 1880). — Graf & Cummings (2007).
   = Pseudospatha tanganyicensis (Smith, 1880). — Slugina (2006).
   = Pseudospatha tanganyicensis (Smith, E.A., 1880). — Daget (1998).
   + Mutela soleniformis Bourguignat, 1885. — Daget (1998).
   = Pseudospatha tanganyicensis (Smith, E.A., 1880). — Mandahl-Barth (1988).

Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880.
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 350, pl. 31, fig. 8-8a.
(renamed Burtonia tanganikana Bourguignat, 1883)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_80-3-5-48, Lake Tanganyika.
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Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880.
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: pl. 31, fig. 8a [in part].
E.A. Smith, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 296, pl. 34, fig. 32.
(reference to Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880)
  View Taxonomic History.
 
Burtonia livingstoniana Bourguignat, 1883.
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: pl. 31, fig. 8a [as ‘Spatha tanganyicensis’] [in part].
E.A. Smith, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 296, pl. 34, fig. 32 [as ‘Spatha tanganyicensis’].
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 23.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 38.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 32.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 59.
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Burtonia tanganikana Bourguignat, 1883.
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 350, pl. 31, fig. 8 [as ‘Spatha tanganyicensis’].
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 20, footnote.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 38.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 32.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 59.
(new name for Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880)
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Burtonia moineti Bourguignat, 1886.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 32, 33.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 55, pl. 25, fig. 1.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0273, Kibanga (Lac Tanganyika).
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Burtonia subtriangularis Bourguignat, 1886.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 32, 35.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 55, pl. 25, fig. 2.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0312, Kibanga (Lac Tanganyika).
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Burtonia bourguignati Bourguignat, 1886.
‘Joubert’ in litt. Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 32, 38.
‘Joubert’ Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 59, pl. 27, figs. 4-5.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0174, Kibanga.
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Burtonia bridouxi Bourguignat, 1886.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 32, 37.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 59.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0185, Kibanga (Lac Tanganyika).
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Burtonia contorta Bourguignat, 1886.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 33, 39.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 57, pl. 26, figs. 3-5.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0212, Kibanga.
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Burtonia elongata Bourguignat, 1886.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 32, 34.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 55, pl. 25, fig. 3.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0236, Kibanga (Lac Tanganyika).
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Burtonia grandidieriana Bourguignat, 1886.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 33, 42.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 59, pl. 27, figs. 1-3.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0181, Kibanga (Lac Tanganyika).
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Burtonia jouberti Bourguignat, 1886.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 33, 40.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 59.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0222, Kibanga (Lac Tanganyika).
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Burtonia lavigeriana Bourguignat, 1886.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 32, 36.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 53, pl. 24, figs. 1-4.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0219, Kibanga (Lac Tanganyika).
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Burtonia magnifica Bourguignat, 1886.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 33, 41.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 57, pl. 26, figs. 1-2.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0244, Kibanga (Lac Tanganyika).
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Burtonia lavigerina Simpson, 1900.
‘Bourguignat’ Of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 577.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 204.
Pain & Woodward, 1968, Rev. Zool. Botan. Afr.: 213.
(error for Burtonia lavigeriana Bourguignat, 1886)
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Burtonia livingstonensis Simpson, 1900.
‘Bourguignat’ Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 578.
‘Bourguignat’ Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 205.
(error for Burtonia livingstoniana Bourguignat, 1883)
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Burtonia foai Mabille, 1901.
Mabille, 1901, Bull. Soc. Philom. Paris: 58.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0256, Lac Tanganyika.
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Burtonia livingstoni Germain, 1905.
‘Bourguignat’ Germain, 1905, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat.: 260.
Germain, 1908, Résult. Sci. Voyage Afrique FOA: 687.
(error for Burtonia livingstoniana Bourguignat, 1883)
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Pseudospatha bridouxiana Kobelt, 1910.
‘Bourguignat’ Kobelt, 1910, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 86.
(error for Burtonia bridouxi Bourguignat, 1886)
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Burtonia magnipica Simpson, 1914.
‘Bourguignat’ Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 204.
(error for Burtonia magnifica Bourguignat, 1886)
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Pseudospatha ortmanni Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927.
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH: 446, pl. 45, figs. 5, 7.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) ANSP_132188, Toa Bay, 5 m., L. Tanganyika, Shaba Province, 05 40 S; 029 20 E.
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Pseudospatha stappersi Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927.
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH: 446, pl. 54, fig. 6.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_132189, Kilwa Bay, L. Tanganyika.
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Pseudospatha tanganyicensis forme bequaerti Leloup, 1950.
Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947): 122, figs. 56B, f9B, 60; pl. 5, fig. 5a.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE IRSNB_MP_0480, Tanganika.
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Pseudospatha tanganyicensis forme typica Leloup, 1950.
Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947): 111, figs. 53A, 54C-D, 56A, 57B, 60; pl. 7, fig. A.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880)
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