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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 Appleton (1979), 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

Appleton, C.C. 1979. The Unionacea (Mollusca, Lamellibranchiata) of South-Central Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 77(9): 151-174.

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

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)

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 (Spathopsis) nyassaensis (Lea, 1864)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) wahlbergi (Krauss, 1848)

Aspatharia (s.s.) pfeifferiana (Bernardi, 1860)

Caelatura [sic] hypsiprymnus (von Martens, 1897)

Caelatura [sic] kunenensis (Mousson, 1887)

Caelatura [sic] mossambicensis (von Martens, 1860)

Caelatura [sic] nyassaensis (Lea, 1864)

Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807

Mutela alata (Lea, 1864)

Mutela dubia (Gmelin, 1793)

Unio caffer Krauss, 1848

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