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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 Curtis & Appleton (1987), 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

Curtis, B.A. & C.C. Appleton. 1987. The molluscs of the Okavango River on South West Africa/Namibia. Journal of the SWA Scientific Society 40-41: 47-53.

Attributed Genus Names

Caelatura Conrad, 1853
‘Conrad’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 267 [as ‘Cælatura’].
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 820 [as ‘Cælatura’].
Pallary, 1909, Mém. Inst. Égypte 6: 76.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1019.
Germain, 1918, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 24: 41.
Germain, 1919, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 25: 122.
Germain, 1921, Faun. malac. Terr. e Fluv. Iles Mascareignes: 403.
Pallary, 1924, Mém. Inst. Égypte 7 (n.s.): 42.
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 399.
Haas, 1927, Senckenbergiana 9: 21.
Haas, 1929, Senckenbergiana 11: 111.
Thiele, 1934, Handb. Syst. Weichtierk. 3: 1248.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 431: 54.
Dartevelle & Schwetz, 1937, Ann. Soc. Roy. Zool. Belgique 68: 60.
Haas, 1940, Zool. Ser. Field Mus. Nat. Hist. 24: 140.
Modell, 1942, Arch. Moll. 74(5/6): 190.
Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947) 3: 40.
Mongin, 1963, Mém. Soc. Géol. France 96: 10.
Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll. 93: 116.
Mandahl-Barth, 1968, Expl. Hydrobiol. Bangweulu-Luapula 12: 51.
Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 64.
Fischer-Piette & Métivier, 1974, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 133: 10.
Appleton, 1979, Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 77(9): 154.
Kenmuir, 1980, Trans. Zimbabwe Sci. Assoc. 60(2): 7.
Curtis & Appleton, 1987, Jour. SWA Sci. Soc. 40-41: 50.
Ibrahim et al., 1999, EEAA Nat. Biodiv. Unit (10): 74.
Millard, 2001, Class. Moll. (3): 1061.
(incorrect original spelling of Coelatura Conrad, 1853)

Attributed Species Names

Mutela dubia Appleton, 1979
‘Gmelin’ of Authors.
Appleton, 1979, Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 77(9): 161.
Kenmuir, 1980, Trans. Zimbabwe Sci. Assoc. 60(2): 7.
Curtis & Appleton, 1987, Jour. SWA Sci. Soc. 40-41: 50.
(misidentified reference to Mytilus dubius Gmelin, 1791)

Taxonomic Opinions

Aspatharia pfeifferiana

Aspatharia wahlbergi

Caelatura [sic] kunenensis

Mutela dubia

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