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

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nominal species Unio niloticus Küster, 1856

‘Caillaud’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 158, pl. 45, fig. 5.
(misidentified reference to Unio niloticus Cailliaud, 1827)

= Unio caffer

Taxonomic Opinions

+ Unio (sec. Cafferia) caffer var. africanus Lea, 1856 — (Simpson, 1914)
+ Nodularia (Cælatura [sic]) nilotica (Cailliaud, 1823) — (Pallary, 1909)
+ Nodularia (sec. Cafferia) caffer var. africana (Lea, 1856) — (Simpson, 1900)
+ Unio niloticus (Fér.) Caill. — (Westerlund, 1890)

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