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

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nominal species Unio (Nodularia) essoensis var. minor Germain, 1906

Germain, 1906, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 12: 172.
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 546.
(homonym of Unio margaritifer var. minor Rossmässler, 1835; intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio essoensis Chaper, 1885)

= Coelatura aegyptiaca

Taxonomic Opinions

+ Coelatura aegyptiaca (Cailliaud, 1827) — (Daget, 1998)
+ Caelatura [sic] (Zairia) essoensis (Chaper, 1885) — (Haas, 1969)
- NO OPINION — (Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927)
= Nodularia (sec. Cælatura [sic]) essoensis var. minor (Germain, 1906) — (Simpson, 1914)
= Unio (Nodularia) essoensis variété minor Germain, 1906 — (Germain, 1907)

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