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

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Unionidae | Unioninae | Unionini | Unio caffer

nominal species Unio africanus Lea, 1856


Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 94.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 300 [20], pl. 27, fig. 15.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE USNM_85233, C. Good Hope.

= Unio caffer

Taxonomic Opinions

+ Cafferia caffra (Krauss, 1848) — (Daget, 1998)
+ Cafferia caffra (Krauss, 1848) — (Haas, 1969)
+ Unio (Cafferia) caffer Krs., 1848 — (Connolly, 1939)
= Unio africanus Lea, 1856 — (Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927)
= Unio (sec. Cafferia) caffer var. africanus Lea, 1856 — (Simpson, 1914)
= Nodularia (Cafferia) caffra var. africana Lea — (Kobelt, 1910)
= Nodularia (sec. Cafferia) caffer var. africana (Lea, 1856) — (Simpson, 1900)
+ Unio caffer Krauss, 1848 — (Sturany, 1899)
+ Unio caffer Krauss, 1848 — (Smith, 1891)
= Margaron (Unio) africanus (Lea) — (Lea, 1870)
+ Unio caffer Krauss, 1848 — (Sowerby, 1866)
= Unio africanus Lea, 1856 — (Reeve, 1865)

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