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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 Sturany (1899), 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

Sturany, R. 1899. Catalog der bisher dekannt gewordenen Südafrikanischen land-und süsswasser-mollusken mit besonderer berücksichtigung des von Dr. Penther Gesammelten Materiales. Denk. Ak. Wien 67: 537-642, 3 pls.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio verreauxi Smith, 1891
‘Kuster’ of Authors.
Smith, 1891, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 8: 319.
Sturany, 1899, Denk. Ak. Wien 67: 627.
Connolly, 1925, Rec. Albany Mus. 3: [1].
Connolly, 1939, Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 33: 608.
Heard & Vail, 1976, Zool. Africana 11(1): 45.
(error for Unio verrauxi Küster, 1856)

Spatha maitenguensis Sturany, 1898
Sturany, 1898, Anz. Kais. Akad. Wiss. , Math.-Nat. Classe 35(16): 161.
Sturany, 1899, Denk. Ak. Wien 67: 628, pl. 3, fig. 66.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE NMW_XXX, Maitengue-Fluss, Matabeleland.

Unio caffer var. pentheri Sturany, 1898
Sturany, 1898, Anz. Kais. Akad. Wiss. , Math.-Nat. Classe 35(16): 161.
Sturany, 1899, Denk. Ak. Wien 67: 627, pl. 3, figs. 64-65.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio caffer Krauss, 1848)
Type(s): SYNTYPES NMW_XXX, Panda ma tinka (Zambezi drainage).

Taxonomic Opinions

Spatha maitenguensis n. sp.

Spatha petersi von Martens, 1860
+ Spatha modesta Lea, 1864

Spatha wahlbergi (Krauss, 1848)
+ Spatha natalensis Lea, 1864

Spatha wahlbergi var. dorsalis von Martens, 1896

Unio caffer Krauss, 1848
+ Unio verreauianus Lea, 1856
+ Unio africanus Lea, 1856
+ Unio caffer Küster, 1856
+ Unio caffer Küster, 1856
+ Unio natalensis Lea, 1864
+ Unio vaalensis Chaper, 1885

Unio caffer var. pentheri n.

Unio kunenensis Mousson, 1887

Unio mossambicensis (Peters, mscr. bei Martens, 1860)

Unio verreauxi [sic] (Charpenier) K├╝ster, 1856

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