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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. [in] Chevalier, L’Afrique Centrale Française: .

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Attributed Species Names

Spatha (Leptospatha) decorsei Germain, 1904
Germain, 1904, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 10: 469.
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 557, pl. lith. fig. 5.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0309, Territore de Chari, Mamoun, pays de Senoussi.

Mutelina joubini Germain, 1904
Germain, 1904, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 10: 470.
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 572, pl., fig. 2.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0240, Haut Oubangui.

Mutela chevalieri Germain, 1904
Germain, 1904, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 10: 469.
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 566, lithograph, fig. 1.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0203, Haut Oubangui.

Unio (Nodularia) essoensis var. minor Germain, 1906
Germain, 1906, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 12: 172.
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 546.
(homonym of Unio margaritifer var. minor Rossmässler, 1835; intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio essoensis Chaper, 1885)

Unio mutelaeformis Germain, 1906
Germain, 1906, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 12: 60, footnote. [nomen nudum]
Germain, 1906, Mém. Soc. Zool. France 19: 236.
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 540, figs. 3-4.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0074, Mamoun pays le Senoussi.

Unio (s.s.) mutelaeformis var. chariensis Germain, 1906
Germain, 1906, Mém. Soc. Zool. France 19: 236.
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 541.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio mutelaeformis Germain, 1906)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) MNHN_MP_0074, Mamoun pays le Senoussi.

Unio (Nodularia) lacoini Germain, 1906
Germain, 1905, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 11: 489. [nomen nudum]
Germain, 1906, Mém. Soc. Zool. France 19: 237, pl. 4, figs. 11-12.
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 545, footnote.
Germain, 1909, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 15: 541.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0146, Lac Tchad, Kanassarom (Cote N.E.).

Spatha (Leptospatha) pfeifferi Germain, 1907
‘Bernardi’ of Authors.
‘Bernardi’ Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 560.
‘Bernardi’ Lévèque, 1974, Cah. O.R.S.T.O.M., Sér. Hydrobiol. 8: 110.
(misidentified reference to Margaritana pfeifferiana Bernardi, 1860; error for Margaritana pfeifferiana Bernardi, 1860)

Spatha rubens var. rotundata Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 552.
(misidentified reference to Spatha rotundata Martens, 1897)

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.

Spatha decorsei var. persinuata Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 558, fig. 93.
(new name for Spatha (Leptospatha) decorsei var. sinuata Germain, 1904; intro'd as intra-sp. of Spatha (Leptospatha) decorsei Germain, 1904)

Mutelina rostrata mode elongata Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 568.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Iridina rostrata Rang, 1835; new name for Mutelina legumen Rochebrune, 1886)

Mutelina rostrata mode incurvata Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 568.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Iridina rostrata Rang, 1835; new name for Mutelina tholloni Rochebrune, 1886)

Sphaerium courteti var. marginatum Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 584.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Sphaerium courteti Germain, 1904)

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)

Unio (Nodularia) lacoini var. ex-forma elongata Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 545. [infra-subsp.]
(homonym of Unio elongata Lamarck, 1819; intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio (Nodularia) lacoini Germain, 1906)

Unio (Nodularia) lacoini var. ex-forma curta Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 545. [infra-subsp.]
(homonym of Unio curtus Lea, 1859; intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio (Nodularia) lacoini Germain, 1906)

Unio (Nodularia) lacoini var. compressa Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 545. [infra-subsp.]
(homonym of Unio compressus Rafinesque, 1831; intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio (Nodularia) lacoini Germain, 1906)

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.

Unio (Nodularia) aequatoria var. minor Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 542.
(homonym of Unio margaritifer var. minor Rossmässler, 1835; intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio (Nodularia) aequatoria Germain, 1907)
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0125, Mamoun.

Spatha renei var. compressa Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 554.
(homonym of Spatha compressa Martens, 1860; intro'd as intra-sp. of Spatha renei Jousseaume, 1886)

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. elongata Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 573.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mutelina complanata Jousseaume, 1886)

Unio (Nodularia) aequatoria Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 542.
(homonym of Unio aequatorius Morelet, 1885)

Sphaerium courteti var. unicolor Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 584.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Sphaerium courteti Germain, 1904)

Sphaerium courteti var. marginata Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 584.

Taxonomic Opinions

Aetheria [sic] elliptica de Lamarck, 1807
+ Etheria trigonula Lamarck, 1807
+ Etheria semilunata Lamarck, 1807
+ Etheria transversa Lamarck, 1807
+ Aetheria cailliaudi Férussac, 1824
+ Etheria lamarckii Férussac, 1824
+ Etheria plumbea Férussac, 1824
+ Aetheria tubifera Sowerby, 1825
+ Etheria carteroni Michelin, 1830
+ Aetheria petrettinii Bourguignat, 1880
+ Aetheria letourneuxi Bourguignat, 1880
+ Aetheria chambardi Bourguignat, 1880
+ Aetheria nilotica Bourguignat, 1880

Unio (Grandidieria) tsadianus von Martens, 1903

Unio (Nodularia) aequatoria Morelet, 1885
+ Unio landanensis Schepman, 1891

Unio (Nodularia) aequatoria variété minor Germain, 1907

Unio (Nodularia) bangoranensis Germain, 1907

Unio (Nodularia) chivoti Germain, 1907

Unio (Nodularia) essoensis Chaper

Unio (Nodularia) essoensis variété minor Germain, 1906

Unio (Nodularia) lacoini Germain, 1906
+ Unio (Nodularia) lacoini var. ex-forma elongata Germain, 1907
+ Unio (Nodularia) lacoini var. ex-forma curta Germain, 1907
+ Unio (Nodularia) lacoini var. compressa Germain, 1907

Unio (s.s.) mutelaeformis Germain, 1906

Unio (s.s.) mutelaeformis variété chariensis Germain, nov. var.

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