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

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nominal species Venus aegyptiaca Chemnitz, 1795


Chemnitz, 1795, Conchyl. Cab. 11: 231, pl 202, fig. 1985-1986 [as ‘aegyptica’]. [non-binomial]
(renamed Galatea chemnitzii Philippi, 1851; renamed Venus nilotica Bernardi, 1860)

= Galatea bengoensis

Taxonomic Opinions

= Egeria aegyptiaca Philippi, 1851 — (Bogan, 2010)
+ Galatea laeta R.A. Philippi, 1848 — (Huber, 2010)
= Egeria aegyptiaca (Philippi, 1851) — (Daget, 1998)
+ Egeria chemnitzii (Philippi, 1851) — (Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927)
= Galatea ægyptiaca Chemn. — (Bernardi, 1860)
= Galatea ægyptiaca Chem. — (Fischer, 1857)

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