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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 Germain (1907), 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

Germain, L. 1907. Contributions à la faune malacologique de l’Afrique équatoriale. Bulletin du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle 13: 64-68.

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Attributed Species Names

Mutelina falemeensis Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 67.
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 569, fig. 96.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0245, Fleuve Faleme, Senegal.

Mutelina complanata var. curta Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 68.
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 574.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mutelina complanata Jousseaume, 1886)

Mutelina complanata var. abbreviata Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 68.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mutelina complanata Jousseaume, 1886)

Corbicula fischeri Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 68.

Mutelina mabillei [sic] var. frasi Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 68.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mutelina mabilli Rochebrune, 1886)

Mutelina mabillei Germain, 1907
‘Rochebrune’ Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 67.
‘Rochebrune’ Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 569.
(error for Mutelina mabilli Rochebrune, 1886)

Spatha mabillei var. mamounensis Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 67.
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 556, fig. 92.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Spatha mabillei Jousseaume, 1886)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0199, Le Mamoun pays de Senoussi.

Unio (Nodularia) chivoti Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 66.
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 542, pl. 5, fig. 23.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0058, Le Mamoun, pays de Sénoussi.

Unio (Nodularia) bangoranensis Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 66.
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 543, pl. 5, fig. 22.
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0348, Rapides du Bas Gribingui.

Spatha (Spatha) chaizei Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 571.
(error for Anodonta chaiziana Rang, 1835)

Spatha (Leptospatha) cryptoradiata Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 562.
Germain, 1911, Doc. Scientif. Miss. Tilho 2: 50.
(misidentified reference to Spatha cryptoradiata Putzeys, 1898)

Unio hauttecoeuri var. ornata Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 305.
(homonym of Unio ovatus var. ornatus Conrad, 1835; intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio hauttecoeuri Bourguignat, 1883)

Spatha rubens var. chudeaui Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 67.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Anodonta rubens Lamarck, 1819)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0213, Bassin du Chari, Le Mamoun pays de Senoussi.

Taxonomic Opinions

Corbicula fischeri nov. sp.

Mutelina complanata Jousseaume

Mutelina complanata variété curta nov. var.

Mutelina falemeensis nov. sp.

Mutelina mabillei [sic] de Rochebrune

Mutelina mabillei [sic] variété frasi nov. var.

Spatha mabillei Jousseaume

Spatha mabillei variété mamounensis nov. var.

Spatha rubens de Lamarck

Spatha rubens variété chudeaui nov. var.

Unio (Nodularia) bangoranensis nov. sp.

Unio (Nodularia) chivoti nov. sp.

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