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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 Franc (1949), 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

Franc, A. 1949. Unionidae d’Afrique occidentale Française recueilles par Th. Monod. Journal de Conchyliologie 9: 157-187.

Attributed Species Names

Spatha (Leptospatha) stuhlmanni Germain, 1909
of Authors.
Germain, 1909, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 15: 211.
Franc, 1949, J. de Conch. 9: 164.
(misidentified reference to Spatha stuhlmanni Martens, 1897)

Spatha brumpti Franc, 1949
Franc, 1949, J. de Conch. 9: 171.
(reference to Spathella brumpti Rochebrune & Germain, 1904)

Aspatharia senegalensis var. protchei Franc, 1949
Franc, 1949, J. de Conch. 9: 162.
(misidentified reference to Spathella protchei Rochebrune, 1886)

Mutela carrei Franc, 1949
‘Putzeys’ Franc, 1949, J. de Conch. 9: 181, fig. 11.
(misidentified reference to Burtonia carrei Putzeys, 1898)

Mutela franci Daget, 1964
‘Putzeys’ Franc, 1949, J. de Conch. 9: 181, fig. 11 [as ‘Mutela carrei’].
Daget, 1964, J. de Conch. 104: 10, figs. 8-10c.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0250, Zone d’inondation du Moyen-Niger.

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