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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 (1909), 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. 1909. Contributions à la faune malacologique de l’Afrique Équatoriale XXII: Description de mollusques nouveaux de l’Afrique Équinoxiale. Bulletin du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle 15: 539-544.

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Attributed Species Names

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.).

Mutelina mabillei var. gaillardi Germain, 1909
Germain, 1909, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 15: 477.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mutelina mabillei Germain, 1907)

Unio (Nodularia) koehleri Germain, 1909
Germain, 1909, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 15: 541, pl. 8, figs. 43-44, 47 [as ‘kœhleri’].
Germain, 1925, Miss. Rohan-Chabot 4(3): 223, figs. 6-8.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0138, Guinee Francaise.

Unio ruellani var. bayoni Germain, 1909
Germain, 1909, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 15: 275, pl. 3, fig. 36.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio ruellani Bourguignat, 1883)

Unio (Nodularia) lacoini variété chudeaui Germain, 1909
Germain, 1909, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 15: 541.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio (Nodularia) lacoini Germain, 1906)
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0133, Lac Tchad, N’Guigmi [?].

Unio (Nodularia) nguigmiensis Germain, 1909
Germain, 1909, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 15: 540, text fig. 40.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) MNHN_MP_0123, Lac Tchad, N’Guigmi.

Spatha (Leptospatha) stuhlmanni Germain, 1909
of Authors.
Germain, 1909, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 15: 211.
Franc, 1949, J. de Conch. 9: 164.
(misidentified reference to Spatha stuhlmanni Martens, 1897)

Mutela alluaudi Germain, 1909
Germain, 1909, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 15: 544, pl. 8, fig. 45.
Type(s): TYPE MNHN_MP_0168, Lac Albert Nyanza.

Unio (Nodularia) gaillardi Germain, 1909
Germain, 1909, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 15: 542, pl. 8, fig. 41-42.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0045, Senegal.

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