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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 Pilsbry & Bequaert (1927), 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

Pilsbry, H.A. & J. Bequaert. 1927. The aquatic mollusks of the Belgian Congo, with a geographical and ecological account of Congo malacology. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 53: 69-602.

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Attributed Genus Names

Caelatura Conrad, 1853
‘Conrad’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 267 [as ‘Cælatura’].
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 820 [as ‘Cælatura’].
Pallary, 1909, Mém. Inst. Égypte 6: 76.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1019.
Germain, 1918, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 24: 41.
Germain, 1919, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 25: 122.
Germain, 1921, Faun. malac. Terr. e Fluv. Iles Mascareignes: 403.
Pallary, 1924, Mém. Inst. Égypte 7 (n.s.): 42.
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 399.
Haas, 1927, Senckenbergiana 9: 21.
Haas, 1929, Senckenbergiana 11: 111.
Thiele, 1934, Handb. Syst. Weichtierk. 3: 1248.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 431: 54.
Dartevelle & Schwetz, 1937, Ann. Soc. Roy. Zool. Belgique 68: 60.
Haas, 1940, Zool. Ser. Field Mus. Nat. Hist. 24: 140.
Modell, 1942, Arch. Moll. 74(5/6): 190.
Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947) 3: 40.
Mongin, 1963, Mém. Soc. Géol. France 96: 10.
Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll. 93: 116.
Mandahl-Barth, 1968, Expl. Hydrobiol. Bangweulu-Luapula 12: 51.
Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 64.
Fischer-Piette & Métivier, 1974, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 133: 10.
Appleton, 1979, Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 77(9): 154.
Kenmuir, 1980, Trans. Zimbabwe Sci. Assoc. 60(2): 7.
Curtis & Appleton, 1987, Jour. SWA Sci. Soc. 40-41: 50.
Ibrahim et al., 1999, EEAA Nat. Biodiv. Unit (10): 74.
Millard, 2001, Class. Moll. (3): 1061.
(incorrect original spelling of Coelatura Conrad, 1853)

Attributed Species Names

Pleiodon macmurtrei Conrad, 1834
‘Conrad’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1834, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 7(1): 180.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 225.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi 2: 49.
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 443.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 601.
Mandahl-Barth, 1988, Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 57.
Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 151.
(incorrect original spelling of Pleiodon macmurtriei Conrad, 1834)

Spatha haasi Pilsbry, 1923
Pilsbry, 1923, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 75: 275, pl. 19, figs. 1-2.
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 420.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) ANSP_81211, Boran, British East Africa.

Unio (Cafferia) connollyi Pilsbry, 1923
Pilsbry, 1923, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 75: 276, text fig. 1; pl. 19, figs. 3-4.
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 380.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) ANSP_125501A, Port Natal, Africa.

Caelatura (s.s.) stanleyvillensis Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 403, pl. 32, figs. 3-4; pl 33, fig. 3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMNH_72094, Congo River at Stanleyville, Belgian Congo.

Corbicula radiata Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: fig. 71d-f “oval form”. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Cyrena radiata Philippi, 1846)

Sphaerium stuhlmanni Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
‘E. v. Martens’ Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 348, figs. 75a-d.
(misidentified reference to Sphaerium stuhlmanni Martens, 1897; renamed Sphaerium hartmanni var. congicum Haas, 1936)

Pseudospatha ortmanni Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 446, pl. 45, figs. 5, 7.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) ANSP_132188, Toa Bay, 5 m., L. Tanganyika, Shaba Province, 05 40 S; 029 20 E.

Pseudospatha stappersi Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 446, pl. 54, fig. 6.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_132189, Kilwa Bay, L. Tanganyika.

Egeria nux Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 367, pl. 29, figs. 4-7.

Corbicula radiata edwardi Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 343, figs. 73a-b.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Cyrena radiata Philippi, 1846)

Unio eurysellinus Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
‘Pallary’ of Authors.
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 381.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 175.
Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 26.
(error for Unio euryssellinus Pallary, 1903)

Cyrenoidea rosea brevidentata Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 376, fig. 85.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Cyrenella rosea d’Ailly, 1896)

Egeria tenuicula langi Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 366, pl. 29, fig. 1-3.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Galatea tenuicula Philippi, 1848; new name for Galatea tenuicula Boettget, 1913)

Aspatharia (s.s.) flava Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 418, pl. 43, figs. 3-3a; pl. 44, figs. 2-2a.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE AMNH_72063, Medje, Africa.

Aspatharia (s.s.) chapini Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 416, pl. 34, figs. 4-4a; pl. 42, fig. 3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MRAC_57371, Leopoldville.

Cameronia gosseti Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
‘Bourguignat’ Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 441.
(error for Cameronia josseti Bourguignat, 1886)

Eupera mediafricana Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 355, figs. 79a-f, 80a.

Parreysia regis Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 389, pl. 31, figs. 12-12b.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) ANSP_133784, Lake Edward, Kabare.

Caelatura (s.s.) mesafricana Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 402, pl. 32, figs. 2-2a.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMNH_72093, Garamba River, 04°10’N, 29°40’E, Belgian Congo [Zaire], Africa.

Aspatharia luapulaensis Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Dautzenberg & Germain of Authors.
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: pl. 36, figs. 4-4a [as ‘Aspatharia sp.’]. [MS]
Type(s): MANUSCRIPT NAME IRSNB_MP_0333, La Luapula, a Kasenga.

Unio fayumensis Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 381.
(new name for Unio schweinfurthi Martens, 1886)

Iphigenia congo Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 373, figs. 83a-c.

Eupera mediafricana etheriarum Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 357, figs. 80b-d.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Eupera mediafricana Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927)

Parreysia mweruensis Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
‘Smith’ Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: pl. 31, fig. 8.
(misidentified reference to Unio mweruensis E.A. Smith, 1908)

Pisidium katangense Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 353, figs. 78a-b.

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) wissmanni bangalorum Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Dautzenberg & Germain, 1914, Rev. Zool. Afr. 4: 68 (in part).
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 424, text fig. 93.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Spatha wissmanni Martens, 1883)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_134026, Malema, Belg. Congo.

Mutela (s.s.) garambae Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 431, pl. 40, figs. 1-2.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMNH_72067, Middle Garambe River, Belgian Congo (Zaire), Africa.

Mutela (s.s.) garambae praetenuis Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 432, pl. 40, fig. 3 [as ‘prætenuis’].
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mutela (s.s.) garambae Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMNH_72066, Aba River, Africa.

Mutela (s.s.) langi Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 432, pl. 39, fig. 3-3b.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) ANSP_133860, Zambi, Belg. Congo, Afr.

Mutela (s.s.) iris Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 434, pl. 41, figs. 2-2a.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_134054, Lualaba River, Mulongo.

Caelatura (Laevirostris) stagnorum bomae Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 405, pl. 33, figs. 2-2a.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio stagnorum Dautzenberg, 1890)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) ANSP_134032, Boma, Belgian Congo.

Caelatura (Laevirostris?) rotula Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 405, pl. 33, figs. 5-5a.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) ANSP_133847, Leopoldville, Africa.

Taxonomic Opinions

Aspatharia (Arthropteron) ouassouloui (Rochebrune, 1904)

Aspatharia (Brazzaea) anceyi (Bourguignat, 1885)
+ Brazzaea bourguignati Bourguignat, 1886
+ Brazzaea bridouxi Bourguignat, 1886
+ Brazzaea charbonnieri Bourguignat, 1886
+ Brazzaea coulboisi Bourguignat, 1886
+ Brazzaea elongata Bourguignat, 1886
+ Brazzaea eximia Bourguignat, 1886
+ Brazzaea jouberti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Brazzaea lavigeriana Bourguignat, 1886
+ Brazzaea moineti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Brazzaea newcombiana Bourguignat, 1886
+ Brazzaea randabeli Bourguignat, 1886
+ Brazzaea ventrosa Bourguignat, 1886

Aspatharia (Moncetia) lavigeriana (Bourguignat, 1886)
+ Moncetia anceyi Bourguignat, 1885
+ Moncetia bridouxi Bourguignat, 1886
+ Moncetia jouberti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Moncetia rochebruniana Bourguignat, 1886
+ Moncetia moineti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Spatha (Moncetia) monieti Simpson, 1900
+ Spatha (Moncetia) lavigerina Simpson, 1900

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) adansoni (Jousseaume, 1886)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) adansoni var. major (Germain, 1917)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) anataria (Cristofori & Jan, 1832)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) arcuta (Cailliaud, 1823)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) baikii (Adams, H., 1866)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) bellamyi (Jousseaume, 1886)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) bozasi (Rochebrune & Germain, 1904)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) chaiziana (Rang, 1835)
+ Anodonta tawaii Rang, 1835
+ Spatha rochebrunei Jousseaume, 1886
+ Spatha tristis Jousseaume, 1886
+ Anodonta tawi Simpson, 1900

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) chaiziana var. compressa (Germain, 1906)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) clappertoni (Koenig, 1826)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) corneola (Rochebrune, 1886)
+ Spatha ganciniensis Rochebrune, 1886

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) guillaini (Récluz, 1850)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) haasi (Pilsbry, 1923)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) innesi (Pallary, 1903)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) kirki (Ancey, 1894)
+ Spatha approximans Preston, 1910
+ Spatha mwayana Preston, 1913

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) kirki var. liederi (von Martens, 1897)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) lacustris (Simpson, 1900)
+ Spatha anceyi Ancey, 1894
+ Spatha bertilloniana Preston, 1910

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) lacustris var. major (Germain, 1906)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) lepsii (Jickeli, 1874)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) maitenguensis (Sturany, 1898)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) marnoi (Jickeli, 1874)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) martensi (Sturany in Baumann, 1894)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) martini (Rochebrune, 1904)
+ Mitriodon falemeensis Rochebrune, 1904
+ Mitriodon heudeloti Rochebrune, 1904

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) nyassaensis (Lea, 1864)
+ Spathella nyassana Bourguignat, 1889

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) pangallensis (Rochebrune, 1882)
+ Spatha pangallicensis Simpson, 1900

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) petersi (von Martens, 1860)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) petersi modesta (Lea, 1864)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) renei (Jousseaume, 1886)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) renei var. compressa (Germain in Chevalier, 1907)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) rotundata (von Martens, 1897)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) rubens (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Anodonta splendens Cristofori & Jan, 1832
+ Iridina solida Anton, 1838

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) rubens var. caillaudi (von Martens, 1866)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) rubens var. chudeaui (Germain, 1907)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) subaequilatera (von Martens, 1887)
+ Spatha baumanni Sturany, 1894

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) tabula (Sowerby, 1867)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) trapezia (von Martens, 1897)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) trapezia var. senilis (von Martens, 1897)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) wahlbergi (Krauss, 1848)
+ Spatha natalensis Lea, 1864

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) wahlbergi hartmanni (von Martens, 1866)
+ Spatha bourguignati Bourguignat, 1885
+ Spathella bloyeti Bourguignat, 1889
+ Spathella spathuliformis Bourguignat, 1889
+ Spathella brumpti Rochebrune & Germain, 1904

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) wahlbergi var. dorsalis (von Martens, 1897)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) wissmanni (von Martens, 1883)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) wissmanni bangalorum (von Martens, 1883)

Aspatharia (s.s.) chapini Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Aspatharia (s.s.) corrugata (Dautzenberg, 1893)

Aspatharia (s.s.) dahomeyensis (Lea, 1859)
+ Anodonta senegalensis Lea, 1859
+ Mutelina senegalica Jousseaume, 1886

Aspatharia (s.s.) decorsei (Germain, 1904)

Aspatharia (s.s.) decorsei var. persinuata (Germain, 1907)
+ Spatha (Leptospatha) decorsei var. sinuata Germain, 1904

Aspatharia (s.s.) divaricata (von Martens, 1897)

Aspatharia (s.s.) droueti (Chaper, 1885)

Aspatharia (s.s.) droueti var. roseotincta (Dautzenberg, 1921)

Aspatharia (s.s.) flava Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Aspatharia (s.s.) fourtaui (Pallary, 1903)

Aspatharia (s.s.) kamerunensis (Walker, 1910)

Aspatharia (s.s.) mabillei (Jousseaume, 1886)

Aspatharia (s.s.) mabillei var. mamounensis (Germain, 1907)

Aspatharia (s.s.) pfeifferiana (Bernardi, 1860)
+ Spatha (Leptospatha) pfeifferi Germain, 1907

Aspatharia (s.s.) protchei (Rochebrune, 1886)
+ Spatha cryptoradiata Putzeys, 1898

Aspatharia (s.s.) rugifera (Dunker, 1858)
+ Margaritana vignouana Bernardi, 1859
+ Anodonta vignonana Musgrave, 1863
+ Spatha vignoni Ancey, 1888
+ Margaritana vignoniana Paetel, 1890

Aspatharia (s.s.) sarae (Preston, 1913)

Aspatharia (s.s.) semicorrugata (Preston, 1910)

Aspatharia (s.s.) sinuata (von Martens, 1883)
+ Mutela lukuluensis Preston, 1913
+ Mutela mathildae Preston, 1913

Aspatharia (s.s.) stuhlmanni (von Martens, 1897)

Aspatharia (s.s.) stuhlmanni var. comoensis (Germain, 1908)
+ Spatha (Leptospatha) stuhlmanni var. comoeensis Germain, 1908

Aspatharia (s.s.) subreniformis (Sowerby, 1867)

Congeria africana (P.J. Van Beneden)

Congeria cochleatus (”Kickx” Nyst, 1835)

Congeria cyanea (P.J. Van Beneden)

Congeria gibberosa (Preston, 1909)

Congeria holmi (A. d’Ailly, 1896)

Congeria lacustris (Morelet, 1860)

Congeria ornata (Morelet, 1885)
+ Dreissensia bananaensis Preston, 1909

Corbicula africana (Krauss, 1848)
+ Cyrena africana var. olivacea Krauss, 1848
+ Cyrena gauritziana Krauss, 1848

Corbicula artini Pallary, 1903
+ Corbicula lavigeriana Germain, 1906
+ Corbicula consobrina var. lavigeriei Germain, 1906

Corbicula astartina (v. Martens, 1860)
+ Corbicula giraudi Germain, 1906

Corbicula audoini Germain, 1909

Corbicula callipyga Bourguignat, 1885

Corbicula cunningtoni E.A. Smith, 1906

Corbicula delessertiana Prime, 1870

Corbicula difficilis Prime, 1864

Corbicula doufilei T. de Rochebrune & Germain, 1904

Corbicula fischeri Germain, 1907

Corbicula fluminalis (Müller, 1774)
+ Cyrena fuscata Lamarck, 1818
+ Cyrena cor Lamarck, 1818
+ Cyrena orientalis Lamarck, 1818
+ Cyrena consobrina Cailliaud, 1823
+ Corbicula degousei Bourguignat, 1889
+ Corbicula cameroni Germain, 1906
+ Corbicula jouberti Germain, 1906
+ Corbicula kynganica Germain, 1906

Corbicula foai Mabille, 1901

Corbicula gabonensis Preston, 1909

Corbicula gravieriana Bourguignat, 1885

Corbicula heuglini Clessin, 1879

Corbicula inaequilateralis Prime, 1864

Corbicula jickeli Clessin, 1879
+ Corbicula pusilla Jickeli, 1874

Corbicula kirkii Prime, 1864

Corbicula lacoini Germain, 1905
+ Corbicula lacoini var. castanea Germain, 1911

Corbicula meridionalis Clessin, 1879

Corbicula natalensis “Krauss” Clessin, 1879

Corbicula nilotica Clessin, 1879

Corbicula oliphantensis Craven, 1880

Corbicula pusilla (‘Parreyss’ Philippi, 1846)
+ Cyrena africana var. albida Krauss, 1848
+ Corbicula alba Clessin, 1879

Corbicula radiata (‘Parreyss’ Philippi, 1846)
+ Corbicula nyassana Bourguignat, 1889

Corbicula radiata edwardi new subspecies

Corbicula senegalensis Clessin, 1879

Corbicula soleilleti Bourguignat, 1885

Corbicula subtruncata “Bourguignat” Germain, 1906
+ Corbicula subtruncatula Bourguignat, 1889

Corbicula subtruncata var. aegyptiaca “Bourguignat” Germain, 1909
+ Corbicula subtruncata var. cyanea Pallary, 1909

Corbicula tanganyicensis (Crosse, 1881)
+ Corbicula tanganikana Bourguignat, 1885

Corbicula tsadiana E. v. Martens, 1903

Corbicula zelebori Jickeli, 1874

Cyrenoida dupontia de Joannis, 1835

Cyrenoida rhodopyga (E. v. Martens, 1891)

Cyrenoida rosea (A. d’Ailly, 1896)

Cyrenoida rosea brevidentata new subspecies

Cyrenoida senegalensis (Deshayes, 1854)

Cælatura [sic] (Laevirostris) rotula (Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927)

Cælatura [sic] (Laevirostris) stagnorum (Dautzenberg, 1890)

Cælatura [sic] (Laevirostris) stagnorum bomae new subspecies

Cælatura [sic] (s.s.) aequatoria (Morelet, 1885)
+ Unio landanensis Schepman, 1891

Cælatura [sic] (s.s.) briarti (Dautzenberg, 1901)
+ Unio eduardi Dautzenberg & Germain, 1914

Cælatura [sic] (s.s.) elegans (Rochebrune, 1886)
+ Unio (Nodularia) roubaudi Germain, 1907

Cælatura [sic] (s.s.) gerrardi (von Martens, 1897)

Cælatura [sic] (s.s.) mesafricana (Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927)

Cælatura [sic] (s.s.) stanleyvillensis (Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927)

Cælatura [sic] aegyptiaca (Cailliaud, 1827)
+ Margarita (Unio) egyptiacus Jay, 1836
+ Unio pumilus Lea, 1852
+ Unio eucyphus Bourguignat, 1857

Cælatura [sic] aegyptiaca var. shambiensis (Longstaff, 1914)

Cælatura [sic] araneosa (Rochebrune, 1886)

Cælatura [sic] böhmi (von Martens, 1897)

Cælatura [sic] calathus (Bourguignat, 1885)

Cælatura [sic] charbonnieri (Bourguignat, 1886)
+ Unio coulboisi Bourguignat, 1886
+ Unio dromauxi Bourguignat, 1886

Cælatura [sic] gereti (Preston, 1910)

Cælatura [sic] poirieri (Rochebrune, 1886)

Cælatura [sic] putzeysi (Preston, 1912)
+ Unio (Nodularia) subnigra Preston, 1909

Cælatura [sic] randabeli (Bourguignat, 1886)

Cælatura [sic] sordida (Rochebrune, 1886)

Egeria aguiari (Brito Capello, 1878)

Egeria bengoensis (Dunker, 1848)
+ Galateia bengoensis var. versicolor Brito Capello, 1878
+ Galateia bengoensis var. multiradiata Brito Capello, 1878
+ Galateia bengoensis var. tigrina Brito Capello, 1878

Egeria bengoensis bocagii (Brito Capello, 1878)

Egeria bengoensis laeta (Philippi, 1849)
+ Galatea laeta var. versicolor Fischer, 1857
+ Galatea philippiana Morelet, 1858

Egeria bernardii (Dunker, 1856)

Egeria biangulata (Sowerby, 1868)

Egeria cailliaudi (Bernardi, 1860)

Egeria chemnitzii (Philippi, 1851)
+ Venus aegyptiaca Chemnitz, 1795

Egeria concamerata (Duval, 1840)
+ Galatea concamerata var. rosea Bernardi, 1860

Egeria congica (O. Bœttger, 1885)
+ Potamophila radiata Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
+ Galateia tuckeyi Dautzenberg, 1891
+ Galateia duponti Dautzenberg, 1891
+ Galatea rubrotincta Preston, 1909
+ Galatea tuckeri Kobelt, 1910

Egeria cumingii (”Dunker” Bernardi, 1860)
+ Galateia cumingii var. versicolor Brito Capello, 1878
+ Galateia cumingii var. rubra Brito Capello, 1878
+ Galateia cumingii var. nitida Brito Capello, 1878
+ Galateia cumingii var. multiradiata Brito Capello, 1878
+ Galateia cumingii var. longirostris Brito Capello, 1878
+ Galateia cumingii var. equilatera Brito Capello, 1878

Egeria cumingiiquanzae [sic] (Brito Capello, 1878)

Egeria heukelomii (Bernardi, 1860)

Egeria lubackii (Bernardi, 1860)

Egeria nux new species

Egeria paradoxa (Born, 1780)
+ Venus hermaphrodita Gmelin, 1791
+ Venus meretrix Gmelin, 1791
+ Venus subviridis Gmelin, 1791
+ Galathea radiata Lamarck, 1804
+ Donax variegata Perry, 1811
+ Galatea radiata var. unicolor Bernardi, 1860
+ Galatea radiata var. olivacea Bernardi, 1860
+ Galatea radiata var. multiradiata Bernardi, 1860

Egeria pseudoradiata (Brito Capello, 1878)

Egeria tenuicula (Philippi, 1849)

Egeria tenuicula langi new subspecies
+ Galatea tenuicula Boettget, 1913

Egeria triangularis (Sowerby, 1868)

Egeria truncata (Dunker, 1867)

Etheria elliptica 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
+ Aetheria denhami Koenig, 1826
+ Etheria carteroni Michelin, 1830
+ Etheria semilunaris Sowerby, 1872
+ Aetheria petrettinii Bourguignat, 1880
+ Aetheria letourneuxi Bourguignat, 1880
+ Aetheria chambardi Bourguignat, 1880
+ Aetheria nilotica Bourguignat, 1880
+ Aetheria senegalica Bourguignat, 1880
+ Etheria plombea Jousseaume, 1886
+ Aetheria bourguignati Rochebrune, 1886
+ Aetheria tanganikana Bourguignat, 1889
+ Aetheria nidus hirundinis Simroth, 1890
+ Aetheria heteromorpha Simroth, 1894
+ Aetheria tubulosa Simroth, 1894
+ Aetheria elliptica var. typica R. Anthony, 1907

Eupera bequaerti Dautzenberg & Germain, 1914

Eupera ferruginea (Krauss, 1848)

Eupera letourneuxi Bourguignat, 1883

Eupera mediafricana new species

Eupera mediafricana etheriarum new subspecies

Eupera parasitica (Deshayes, 1854)
+ Limosina ferruginea Jickeli, 1874
+ Eupera jickelii Bourguignat, 1883

Eupera sturanyi (L. Waagen, 1905)

Grandidieria burtoni (Woodward, 1859)
+ Grandidieria cyrenopsis Bourguignat, 1885
+ Unio (Grandidieria) gravida var. lutescens Germain, 1905

Grandidieria burtoni var. insignis Bourguignat, 1885

Grandidieria burtoni var. servainiana Bourguignat, 1885
+ Unio burtoni E.A. Smith, 1881

Grandidieria burtoni var. sturanyi (von Martens, 1897)

Grandidieria callista Bourguignat, 1888

Grandidieria elongata Bourguignat, 1885

Grandidieria giraudi Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria bourguignati Bourguignat, 1888

Grandidieria gravida Bourguignat, 1885
+ Unio tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880
+ Grandidieria rostrata Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria locardiana Bourguignat, 1885
+ Unio rostralis Martens, 1897
+ Unio rostralis var. brevior Martens, 1897

Grandidieria hauttecoeuri Bourguignat, 1885

Grandidieria incarnata Bourguignat, 1885

Grandidieria mira Bourguignat, 1885

Grandidieria rhynchonella Bourguignat, 1888

Grandidieria rotundata Bourguignat, 1885

Grandidieria smithi Bourguignat, 1885
+ Unio burtoni E.A. Smith, 1881
+ Grandidieria anceyi Bourguignat, 1885

Grandidieria tanganyicensis (Smith, E.A., 1880)
+ Unio tanganikanus Bourguignat, 1883

Grandidieria tanganyicensis var. exalbida (Preston, 1913)

Grandidieria thomsoni (Smith, E.A., 1880)
+ Grandidieria corbicula Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria granulosa Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria singularis Bourguignat, 1888

Iphigenia congo new species
+ Fischeria delessertii Boettget, 1913

Iphigenia curta (Dunker, 1867)
+ Fischeria globosa Preston, 1909

Iphigenia delessertii (Bernardi, 1860)

Iphigenia lenzi (Dautzenberg, 1891)

Iphigenia lævigata (Gmelin, 1791)

Iphigenia messageri (Preston, 1909)

Iphigenia psammobialis Deshayes, 1854

Iphigenia rostrata Rœmer, 1869

Iphigenia truncata (E. v. Martens, 1877)

Iphigenia tumida (E. v. Martens, 1877)

Iridina (Cameronia) anceyi (Bourguignat, 1885)

Iridina (Cameronia) bourguignati (‘Ancey’ Bourguignat, 1885)

Iridina (Cameronia) complanata (Bourguignat, 1886)

Iridina (Cameronia) dromauxi (Bourguignat, 1886)

Iridina (Cameronia) giraudi (Bourguignat, 1885)
+ Cameronia charbonnieri Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia lavigeriana Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia lavigirina Simpson, 1900
+ Pliodon (Cameronia) giraudi mut. elongata Germain, 1908
+ Pliodon (Cameronia) lavigeriei Germain, 1908

Iridina (Cameronia) guillemeti (Bourguignat, 1886)

Iridina (Cameronia) jouberti (Bourguignat, 1886)

Iridina (Cameronia) landeaui (Bourguignat, 1886)

Iridina (Cameronia) locardiana (Bourguignat, 1886)

Iridina (Cameronia) mabilliana (Bourguignat, 1886)

Iridina (Cameronia) marioniana (Bourguignat, 1885)

Iridina (Cameronia) moineti (Bourguignat, 1886)

Iridina (Cameronia) obtusa (Bourguignat, 1886)

Iridina (Cameronia) pulchella (Bourguignat, 1886)

Iridina (Cameronia) randabeli (Bourguignat, 1886)

Iridina (Cameronia) revoiliana (Bourguignat, 1885)

Iridina (Cameronia) spekii Woodward, 1859
+ Pleiodon spekei E.A. Smith, 1880
+ Cameronia admirabilis Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia bridouxi Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia coulboisi Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia gigantea Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia josseti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia paradoxa Bourguignat, 1886

Iridina (Cameronia) vynckei (Bourguignat, 1886)

Iridina (Pleiodon) diolibana (Bourguignat, 1879)

Iridina (Pleiodon) elongata (Bourguignat, 1879)

Iridina (Pleiodon) letourneuxiana (Bourguignat, 1879)

Iridina (Pleiodon) ovata Swainson, 1823
+ Pleiodon macmurtriei Conrad, 1834
+ Platiris (Iridina) leaii Lea, 1852
+ Iridina splendida Chenu, 1858

Iridina (Pleiodon) pachyodon (Bourguignat, 1879)

Iridina (s.s.) exotica Lamarck, 1819
+ Iridina elongata Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
+ Iridina striata Swainson, 1823

Iridina (s.s.) hardeleti (Germain, 1906)

Iridina (s.s.) hardeleti var. molli (Germain, 1906)

Iridina (s.s.) tchadiensis (Germain, 1906)

Mutela (Chelidonopsis) carrei (Putzeys, 1898)
+ Burtonia leopoldvillensis Simpson, 1900
+ Chelidonopsis roubaudi Germain, 1908

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

Mutela (s.s.) aegyptiaca Pallary, 1924

Mutela (s.s.) alata (Lea, 1864)

Mutela (s.s.) alluaudi Germain, 1909

Mutela (s.s.) angustata (Sowerby, 1868)

Mutela (s.s.) angustata var. curta Germain, 1906

Mutela (s.s.) angustata var. ponderosa Germain, 1906

Mutela (s.s.) bourguignati Bourguignat, 1885

Mutela (s.s.) bourguignati var. smithi von Martens, 1897
+ Mutela bourguignati E.A. Smith, 1892

Mutela (s.s.) bourguignati var. truncata von Martens, 1897

Mutela (s.s.) chevalieri Germain, 1904

Mutela (s.s.) complanata (Jousseaume, 1886)

Mutela (s.s.) complanata mut. abbreviata (Germain, 1907)

Mutela (s.s.) complanata mut. elongata (Germain in Chevalier, 1907)

Mutela (s.s.) complanata var. curta (Germain, 1907)

Mutela (s.s.) dubia (Gmelin, 1791)
+ Iridina mutel Rang, 1835
+ Mutela adansoni Jousseaume, 1886

Mutela (s.s.) emini von Martens, 1897

Mutela (s.s.) falemeensis (Germain, 1907)

Mutela (s.s.) garambae Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Mutela (s.s.) garambae praetenuis new subspecies

Mutela (s.s.) hargeri Smith, E.A., 1908

Mutela (s.s.) iris new species

Mutela (s.s.) joubini (Germain, 1904)

Mutela (s.s.) langi Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Mutela (s.s.) lavigeriana Bourguignat, 1886

Mutela (s.s.) lhotelleriana Preston, 1909

Mutela (s.s.) mabilli (Rochebrune, 1886)
+ Mutelina paludicola Rochebrune, 1886
+ Mutelina mabillei Germain, 1907

Mutela (s.s.) mabilli var. frasi (Germain, 1907)

Mutela (s.s.) mabilli var. gaillardi (Germain, 1909)

Mutela (s.s.) monceti Bourguignat, 1886

Mutela (s.s.) nilotica (Cailliaud, 1823)

Mutela (s.s.) nilotica var. moineti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Mutela jouberti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Mutela visseri Bourguignat, 1886
+ Mutela vysseri Bourguignat, 1886

Mutela (s.s.) opalescens Preston, 1910

Mutela (s.s.) oudnoei Koenig, 1826

Mutela (s.s.) plicata (von Martens, 1866)
+ Mycetopus plicatus Sowerby, 1868

Mutela (s.s.) rostrata (Rang, 1835)
+ Iridina coelestis Lea, 1838
+ Mutelina legumen Rochebrune, 1886
+ Mutelina prasina Rochebrune, 1886
+ Mutelina tholloni Rochebrune, 1886
+ Mutelina thottoni Simpson, 1900

Mutela (s.s.) simpsoni Ancey, 1894

Mutela (s.s.) singularis Pallary, 1924

Mutela (s.s.) soleniformis Bourguignat, 1885
+ Mutela bridouxi Bourguignat, 1886

Mutela (s.s.) subdiaphana Bourguignat, 1883

Mutela (s.s.) welwitschii (Morelet, 1868)

Parreysia acuminata (Adams, H., 1866)
+ Unio caillaudi H. Adams, 1866

Parreysia bakeri (Adams, H., 1866)

Parreysia horei (Smith, E.A., 1880)

Parreysia leopoldvillensis (Putzeys, 1898)

Parreysia lobensis Frierson, 1913
+ Parreysia loboensis Frierson, 1913

Parreysia lourdeli (Bourguignat, 1887)
+ Unio lourdeli var. smithi Germain, 1906

Parreysia mweruensis (Smith, E.A., 1908)
+ Unio (Nodularia) luapulaensis Preston, 1913

Parreysia ngesiana (von Martens, 1897)

Parreysia regis Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Parreysia rothschildi (Neuville & Anthony, 1906)

Parreysia stuhlmanni (von Martens, 1897)

Parreysia tsadianus (von Martens, 1903)

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

Pisidium giraudi Bourguignat, 1885

Pisidium hermosum Bourguignat, 1888

Pisidium katangense new species

Pisidium kenianum Preston, 1911

Pisidium landeroini Germain, 1909

Pisidium langleyanum Melvill & Ponsoby, 1891

Pisidium ovampicum Ancey, 1890

Pisidium pirothi Jickeli, 1881

Pisidium ruwenzoriense Germain, 1911

Pseudavicula johnstoni (Smith, E.A., 1893)

Pseudocorbicula alluaudi Dautzenberg, 1908

Pseudospatha bourguignati (‘Joubert’ Bourguignat, 1886)

Pseudospatha ortmanni Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Pseudospatha stappersi Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Pseudospatha subtriangularis (Bourguignat, 1886)
+ Burtonia grandidieriana Bourguignat, 1886

Pseudospatha tanganyicensis (Smith, E.A., 1880)
+ Burtonia tanganikana Bourguignat, 1883
+ Burtonia jouberti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Burtonia lavigeriana Bourguignat, 1886
+ Burtonia magnifica Bourguignat, 1886
+ Burtonia moineti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Burtonia foai Mabille, 1901

Pseudospatha tanganyicensis livingstoniana (Bourguignat, 1883)
+ Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880
+ Burtonia bridouxi Bourguignat, 1886
+ Burtonia contorta Bourguignat, 1886
+ Burtonia elongata Bourguignat, 1886
+ Burtonia livingstonensis Simpson, 1900
+ Burtonia livingstoni Germain, 1905

Soleilletia abbadiana Bourguignat, 1885

Soleilletia hamyana Bourguignat, 1885

Sphaerium abyssinicum Pollonera, 1898

Sphaerium boccardi Pollonera, 1898

Sphaerium capense (Krauss, 1848)

Sphaerium congener Preston, 1912

Sphaerium courteti Germain, 1904

Sphaerium courteti var. marginatum Germain, 1908

Sphaerium hartmanni (Jickeli, 1874)

Sphaerium iredalei Preston, 1912

Sphaerium kigeziense Preston, 1912

Sphaerium mohasicum J. Thiele, 1911

Sphaerium naivashaensis Preston, 1912

Sphaerium nyanzae E.A. Smith, 1892

Sphaerium pharaonum “Bourguignat” Pallary, 1909

Sphaerium stuhlmanni E. v. Martens, 1897

Sphaerium subcapense Bourguignat, 1883
+ Cyclas capensis Jickeli, 1874

Sphaerium teilhardi Pallary, 1909

Sphaerium victoriæ E.A. Smith, 1906

Sphaerium vinosum Dupuis, 1924
+ Sphaerium capense Sowerby, 1878

Unio (Cafferia) caffer Krauss, 1848

Unio (Cafferia) caffer var. pentheri Sturany, 1898

Unio (Cafferia) connollyi Pilsbry, 1923
+ Cafferia caffra obesa Connolly, 1925

Unio abyssinicus von Martens, 1866
+ Unio habessinicus Heuglin, 1868

Unio aeneus Jickeli, 1874

Unio aferula Lea, 1864

Unio africanus Lea, 1856

Unio alfierianus Bourguignat, 1885

Unio decampsianus Wattebled, 1884
+ Unio campsianus Paetel, 1890

Unio dembeae Sowerby in Reeve, 1865
+ Unio dembea Bourguignat, 1885

Unio diminutus Lea, 1859
+ Unio diminutis Lea, 1859
+ Unio gratiosus Küster, 1861
+ Unio gracilis Jickeli, 1874

Unio duponti (Rochebrune, 1881)

Unio fayumensis Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
+ Unio schweinfurthi Martens, 1886

Unio hauttecoeuri Bourguignat, 1883
+ Unio edwardsianus Bourguignat, 1883
+ Unio grantianus Bourguignat, 1883
+ Unio grandidieri Bourguignat, 1883
+ Unio duponti Bourguignat, 1883
+ Unio postumus Rochebrune, 1904
+ Unio hauttecoeuri mut. elongata Germain, 1906
+ Unio hauttecoeuri mut. intermedia Germain, 1906
+ Unio hauttecoeuri mut. curta Germain, 1906
+ Unio hauttecoeuri mut. globosa Germain, 1906
+ Unio hauttecoeuri mut. compressa Germain, 1906
+ Unio hauttecoeuri var. lutescens Germain, 1906
+ Unio hauttecoeuri var. castanea Germain, 1906
+ Unio hauttecoeuri var. fusca Germain, 1906
+ Unio hauttecoeuri var. nigra Germain, 1906
+ Unio hauttecoeuri var. viridis Germain, 1906
+ Unio hauttecoeuri var. ornata Germain, 1907

Unio hermosus Bourguignat, 1889
+ Unio nyassaensis E.A. Smith, 1881

Unio ilqi Bourguignat, 1885
+ Unio idgi Simpson, 1900
+ Unio ilqui Simpson, 1900

Unio jeanneli Germain, 1913
+ Unio jourdyi Germain, 1912

Unio jickeli (Simpson, 1900)
+ Unio teretiusculus Jickeli, 1874
+ Unio fourtaui Pallary, 1903

Unio juliani Rang, 1835
+ Unio jullianus Jay, 1850
+ Nodularia (Coelatura) julieni Kobelt, 1910

Unio 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 (Nodularia) lacoini variété chudeaui Germain, 1909

Unio lechaptoisi Ancey, 1894
+ Unio lechaptoisi var. minor Martens, 1897
+ Unio shireensis Preston, 1910

Unio mandinguorum (Rochebrune, 1882)
+ Nodularia (Caelatura) mandingoensis Kobelt, 1910

Unio natalensis Lea, 1864
+ Unio vaalensis Chaper, 1885

Unio niloticus Cailliaud, 1827

Unio nyassaensis Lea, 1864
+ Unio nyassae Sowerby, 1866
+ Unio nyassanus Bourguignat, 1889

Unio parreyssi ‘v. d. Busch’ Philippi, 1847
+ Unio parreissii Küster, 1862

Unio ratidotus Charmes, 1885

Unio silongweensis Preston, 1912
+ Unio vicinus Preston, 1910

Unio teretiusculus Philippi, 1847
+ Margarita (Unio) cailliaudii Lea, 1836
+ Unio lithophagus Philippi, 1847
+ Unio cailliaudi Martens, 1866

Unio verreauianus Lea, 1856
+ Unio verreauxianus Lea, 1870

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