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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 Graf & Cummings (2011), 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

Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2011. Freshwater mussel (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionoida) richness and endemism in the ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar based on comprehensive museum sampling. Hydrobiologia 678: 17-36 + supplemental material.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio martelli Haas, 1969
‘Pallary’ of Authors.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 276.
Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa (25): 59.
Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 85.
Graf & Cummings, 2011, Hydrobiologia 678: [3].
(error for Unio marteli Pallary, 1918)

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodonta anatina (Linnaeus, 1758)
+ Anodonta tunizana Morelet, 1864
+ Anodonta (Liouvillea) gruveli Perès, 1938

Anodonta cygnea (Linnaeus, 1758)
+ Anodonta lucasii Deshayes, 1848
+ Anodonta (Liouvillea) pallaryi Bédé, 1932

Aspatharia chaiziana (Rang, 1835)
+ Anodonta tawaii Rang, 1835
+ Spatha innesi Pallary, 1903
+ Spatha mabillei var. mamounensis Germain, 1907

Aspatharia dahomeyensis (Lea, 1859)
+ Anodonta senegalensis Lea, 1859
+ Spatha (Leptospatha) decorsei Germain, 1904
+ Aspatharia nigeriensis Daget, 1962

Aspatharia divaricata (von Martens, 1897)

Aspatharia droueti (Chaper, 1885)
+ Spatha (Leptospatha) stuhlmanni variété comoensis Germain, 1908

Aspatharia mabillei (Jousseaume, 1886)
+ Spatha pangallensis Rochebrune, 1882

Aspatharia marnoi (Jickeli, 1874)

Aspatharia pfeifferiana (Bernardi, 1860)
+ Spatha sinuata Martens, 1883
+ Spathella protchei Rochebrune, 1886
+ Spatha stuhlmanni Martens, 1897
+ Spatha cryptoradiata Putzeys, 1898
+ Mutela lukuluensis Preston, 1913

Aspatharia rochebrunei (Jousseaume, 1886)
+ Spatha tristis Jousseaume, 1886

Aspatharia rugifera (Dunker, 1858)
+ Spatha kamerunensis Walker, 1910

Aspatharia semicorrugata (Preston, 1909)
+ Spatha ganciniensis Rochebrune, 1886
+ Aspatharia (s.s.) chapini Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Aspatharia subreniformis (Sowerby, 1867)

Brazzaea anceyi Bourguignat, 1885

Cafferia caffra (Krauss, 1848)
+ Unio natalensis Lea, 1864
+ Unio vaalensis Chaper, 1885
+ Unio charon Preston, 1910
+ Unio mashonae Preston, 1910

Chambardia bourguignati (Bourguignat, 1885)
+ Spathella bloyeti Bourguignat, 1889
+ Spathella spathuliformis Bourguignat, 1889

Chambardia dautzenbergi (Haas, 1936)
+ Aspatharia (s.s.) flava Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Chambardia letourneuxi Bourg. in Servain, 1890

Chambardia moutai (Dartevelle, 1939)

Chambardia nyassaensis (Lea, 1864)

Chambardia petersi (von Martens, 1860)

Chambardia rubens (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Arthropteron ouassouloui Rochebrune, 1904
+ Mitriodon falemeensis Rochebrune, 1904
+ Spatha rubens var. chudeaui Germain, 1907

Chambardia trapezia (von Martens, 1897)

Chambardia wahlbergi (Krauss, 1848)
+ Spatha natalensis Lea, 1864
+ Anodon tabula Sowerby, 1867
+ Spathella adansonii Jousseaume, 1886
+ Spatha anceyi Ancey, 1894
+ Spatha wahlbergi var. dorsalis Martens, 1897
+ Spathella bozasi Rochebrune & Germain, 1904
+ Spatha haasi Pilsbry, 1923

Chambardia welwitschii (Morelet, 1868)

Chambardia wissmanni (von Martens, 1883)
+ Spatha bellamyi Jousseaume, 1886
+ Aspatharia (Spathopsis) wissmanni bangalorum Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Chelidonopsis hirundo (von Martens, 1881)
+ Chelidonura arietina Rochebrune, 1886

Coelatura aegyptiaca (Cailliaud, 1827)
+ Unio bourguignati Landrin, 1864
+ Unio mandinguorum Rochebrune, 1882
+ Pharaonia bellamyi Jousseaume, 1886
+ Unio (Nodularia) nguigmiensis Germain, 1909
+ Nodularia parreyssi var. elongata Longstaff, 1914
+ Nodularia (Caelatura) sobaensis Preston, 1914

Coelatura alluaudi (Dautzenberg, 1908)

Coelatura bakeri (H. Adams, 1866)

Coelatura briarti (Dautzenberg, 1901)

Coelatura choziensis (Preston, 1910)

Coelatura cridlandi Mandahl-Barth, 1954

Coelatura essoensis (Chaper, 1885)

Coelatura gabonensis (Küster, 1862)
+ Unio aequatorius Morelet, 1885
+ Zairia elegans Rochebrune, 1886
+ Caelatura (s.s.) mesafricana Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
+ Caelatura (s.s.) stanleyvillensis Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Coelatura hauttecoeuri (Bourguignat, 1883)

Coelatura horei (E.A. Smith, 1880)

Coelatura hypsiprymna (von Martens, 1897)

Coelatura kipopoensis (Mandahl-Barth, 1968)

Coelatura kunenensis (Mousson, 1887)
+ Nodularia croninae Ortmann & Walker, 1922

Coelatura leopoldvillensis (Putzeys, 1898)
+ Caelatura graueri Haas, 1927

Coelatura lobensis (Frierson, 1913)

Coelatura luapulaensis (Preston, 1913)

Coelatura mossambicensis (von Martens, 1860)
+ Unio shireensis Preston, 1910
+ Indonaia framesi Connolly, 1925

Coelatura ratidota (Charmes, 1885)
+ Unio ambifarius Martens, 1897

Coelatura rothschildi (Neuville & Anthony, 1906)

Coelatura rotula Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
+ Pharaonia bourguignati Rochebrune, 1886

Coelatura stagnorum (Dautzenberg, 1890)

Coelatura stuhlmanni (von Martens, 1897)

Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807
+ Aetheria letourneuxi Bourguignat, 1880
+ Aetheria petrettinii Bourguignat, 1880
+ Aetheria bourguignati Rochebrune, 1886

Germainaia geayi (Germain, 1911)

Grandidieria burtoni (Woodward, 1859)

Leguminaia saulcyi (Bourguignat, 1852)
+ Unio tripolitanus Bourguignat, 1852

Margaritifera marocana (Pallary, 1918)

Moncetia anceyi Bourguignat, 1885
+ Moncetia lavigeriana Bourguignat, 1886

Mutela alata (Lea, 1864)

Mutela alluaudi Germain, 1909

Mutela bourguignati Bourguignat, 1885
+ Mutela bourguignati var. truncata Martens, 1897

Mutela dubia (Gmelin, 1791)
+ Iridina nilotica Cailliaud, 1823
+ Mutela nilotica var. emini Martens, 1897
+ Mutela chevalieri Germain, 1904
+ Pliodon (Cameronia) tchadiensis Germain, 1906
+ Mutelina falemeensis Germain, 1907
+ Mutelina singularis Pallary, 1924
+ Mutela (s.s.) garambae Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Mutela franci Daget, 1964

Mutela hargeri E.A. Smith, 1908

Mutela joubini (Germain, 1904)

Mutela langi Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Mutela legumen (Rochebrune, 1886)
+ Burtonia carrei Putzeys, 1898

Mutela mabilli (Rochebrune, 1886)
+ Mutela (s.s.) iris Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Mutela rostrata (Rang, 1835)
+ Mutelina prasina Rochebrune, 1886
+ Mutela aegyptiaca Pallary, 1924

Mutela soleniformis Bourguignat, 1885

Mutela wistarmorrisi Graf & Cummings, 2006

Mutela zambesiensis Mandahl-Barth, 1988

Mweruella mweruensis (E.A. Smith, 1908)

Nitia acuminata (H. Adams, 1866)

Nitia chefneuxi (Neuville & Anthony, 1906)

Nitia monceti (Bourguignat, 1883)

Nitia mutelaeformis (Germain, 1906)

Nitia teretiuscula (Philippi, 1847)
+ Unio (Nodularia) gaillardi Germain, 1909
+ Nodularia teretiuscula var. pallaryi Longstaff, 1914

Nyassunio nyassaensis (Lea, 1864)

Nyassunio ujijiensis (Crosse, 1881)
+ Unio nyassaensis var. tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1881

Pleiodon ovatus (Swainson, 1823)
+ Pliodon elongatus Bourguignat, 1879

Pleiodon spekii (Woodward, 1859)

Potomida littoralis (Cuvier, 1798)
+ Unio marteli Pallary, 1918

Prisodontopsis aviculaeformis Woodward, 1991
+ Unio (Metaptera) johnstoni E.A. Smith, 1893

Pseudospatha tanganyicensis (E.A. Smith, 1880)

Unio abyssinicus von Martens, 1866

Unio delphinus Spengler, 1793

Unio gibbus Spengler, 1793
+ Unio (Limnium) foucauldiana Pallary, 1936

Unio mancus Lamarck, 1819
+ Unio elongatula C. Pfeiffer, 1825
+ Unio durieui Deshayes, 1848
+ Unio hamyanus Bourguignat, 1885

Unio ravoisieri DeShayes, 1848

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