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

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

This page documents data for Brown (1978), 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

Brown, D.S. 1978. Freshwater molluscs. [in] M.J.A. Werger & A.C. Van Bruggen (eds.), Biogeography and Ecology of Southern Africa: 1153-1180.

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Attributed Species Names

Mutela elata Servain, 1890
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Servain, 1890, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 7: 303.
Brown, 1978, Biogeogr. Ecol. S. Africa: 1173.
(error for Spatha alata Lea, 1864)

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