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

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This page documents data for Germain (1909), such as genera and species attributed to that publication (including known misspellings, misidentifications, and other unavailable names) as well as taxonomic opinions, if available. Taxonomic opinions refer to uses of genera and species as valid and invalid in that work.

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Publication information

Germain, L. 1909. Recherches sur la faune malacologique de L’Afrique Équatoriale. Archives de Zoologie expérimentale et général 1: 1-195.

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Attributed Genus Names

Serratisphoerium Germain, 1909
Germain, 1909, Arch. Zool. exp. gén. 1: 114.
Type species: Sphaerium courteti Germain, 1904 = Sphaerium hartmanni

Brazzea Germain, 1909
Germain, 1909, Arch. Zool. exp. gén. 1: 51, 54, 57.
(error for Brazzaea Bourguignat, 1885)

Attributed Species Names

Chelidonopsis roubaudi Germain, 1908
Germain, 1908, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 14: 161, figs. 31, 33.
Germain, 1909, Arch. Zool. exp. gén. 1: 4-34, figs. 1, 4, 6.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0293, bord du fleuve Congo, Brazzaville.

Pliodon ovatus var. compressa Germain, 1909
Germain, 1909, Arch. Zool. exp. gén. 1: 44, footnote.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Iridina ovata Swainson, 1823)

Spatha carneola Germain, 1909
‘Rochebrune’ Germain, 1909, Arch. Zool. exp. gén. 1: 55.
(error for Spatha corneola Rochebrune, 1886)

Arthropteron ouassoulouensis Germain, 1909
Germain, 1909, Arch. Zool. exp. gén. 1: 52, fig. 44.
(error for Arthropteron ouassouloui Rochebrune, 1904)

Spatha marmoi Germain, 1909
Germain, 1909, Arch. Zool. exp. gén. 1: 55.
(error for Spatha marnoi Jickeli, 1874)

Spatha pfeifferi Germain, 1909
‘Bernardi’ Germain, 1909, Arch. Zool. exp. gén. 1: 56.
(error for Margaritana pfeifferiana Bernardi, 1860)

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