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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 Connolly (1939), 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

Connolly, M. 1939. A monographic study of South African non-marine Mollusca. Annals of the South African Museum 33: 1-660, 19 pls.

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)

Indonaia framesi Connolly, 1925
Connolly, 1925, Rec. Albany Mus. 3: 265, pl. 12, figs. 1, 4.
Connolly, 1939, Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 33: 611 [as ‘Unio framesi’].
Type(s): TYPE SMF_3545, Premier Co.’s Dam, junction of Wilge River, Pretoria-District, Transvaal.

Aspatharia pfeifferiana Connolly, 1939
‘Bernardi’ of Authors.
Connolly, 1939, Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 33: 615.
Appleton, 1979, Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 77(9): 164.
Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: .
(misidentified reference to Margaritana pfeifferiana Bernardi, 1860)

Corbicula quinzii Connolly, 1939
Connolly, 1939, Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 33: 621.

Taxonomic Opinions

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) petersi Mts., 1859)
+ Spatha modesta Lea, 1864

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) wahlbergi (Krs., 1848)
+ Spatha natalensis Lea, 1864
+ Spatha maitenguensis Sturany, 1898

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) wahlbergi var. dorsalis Mts., 1897

Aspatharia (s.s.) pfeifferiana (Bernardi, 1860)
+ Spatha sinuata Martens, 1883
+ Spathella protchei Rochebrune, 1886
+ Spatha stuhlmanni Martens, 1897
+ Spatha cryptoradiata Putzeys, 1898
+ Mutela lukuluensis Preston, 1913
+ Mutela mathildae Preston, 1913
+ Aspatharia sinuata Connolly, 1931

Mutela mabilli (Rchbr., 1886)
+ Mutelina mabillei Germain, 1907
+ Mutela mabilli Connolly, 1931

Mutela rostrata (Rang, 1835)
+ Iridina coelestis Lea, 1838

Unio (Cafferia) caffer Krs., 1848
+ Unio zeyheri Menke, 1848
+ Unio cyamus Philippi, 1853
+ Unio verreauianus Lea, 1856
+ Unio africanus Lea, 1856
+ Unio natalensis Lea, 1864
+ Unio (Hyridella) fissidens O. Boettger, 1866
+ Unio (Hyridella) hygapanus O. Boettger, 1866
+ Unio rectilinearis Sowerby, 1868
+ Unio vaalensis Chaper, 1885
+ Unio caffer var. pentheri Sturany, 1898
+ Unio mashonae Preston, 1910
+ Unio charon Preston, 1910
+ Unio vicinus Preston, 1910
+ Unio silongweensis Preston, 1912

Unio (Cafferia) caffer connollyi Pilsbry, 1923
+ Cafferia caffra obesa Connolly, 1925

Unio (Cafferia) caffer verreauxi [sic] Charp., Küster, 1855
+ Unio diminutis Lea, 1859
+ Unio diminutus Lea, 1859
+ Unio verreauxi Smith, 1891

Unio framesi (Conn., 1925)

Unio kunenensis Mouss., 1887
+ Nodularia (Caelatura) ellenbergeri Germain, 1920
+ Nodularia croninae Ortmann & Walker, 1922
+ Nodularia rohani Germain, 1925

Unio mossambicensis Ptrs., Mts., 1859

Unio zambesiensis Prest., 1905

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