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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 Smith (1877), 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

Smith, E.A. 1877. On the shells of Lake Nyassa, and on a few marine species from Mozambique. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1877: 712-722.

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Attributed Species Names

Corbicula radiata Smith, 1877
Smith, 1877, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1877: 718.
(misidentified reference to Cyrena radiata Philippi, 1846; renamed Corbicula nyassana Bourguignat, 1889)

Taxonomic Opinions

Spatha alata Lea, 1864

Spatha nyassaënsis Lea, 1864

Unio nyassaënsis Lea, 1864
+ Unio nyassae Sowerby, 1866
+ Unio nyassensis Sowerby, 1868

Unio nyassaënsis var. kirkii Lea, 1864

Unio nyassaënsis var.aferula Lea, 1864

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