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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 Martens (1866), 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

Martens, E.v. 1866. Uebersicht der Land- und Süsswasser-Mollusken des Nil-Gebietes. Malakozoologische Blätter 13: 1-21.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio pumilus Lea, 1852
‘Ziegler’ Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 31.
‘Ziegler’ Martens, 1866, Malak. Blatt. 13: 13.
(intro'd as syn of Unio niloticus Cailliaud, 1827)

Iridina gracilis Martens, 1866
‘Parreyss in collectionibus’ Martens, 1866, Malak. Blatt. 13: 11.
(intro'd as syn of Iridina rostrata Rang, 1835)
Type(s): NOMEN NUDUM BMNH_41-4-28-152, Nile River.

Spatha caillaudi Martens, 1866
Cailliaud, 1823, Voyage à Meroe, Atlas 2: pl. 60, fig. 12 [as ‘Anodonta rubens’].
Audouin in Savigny, 1827, Icon. Moll. Egypt.: pl. 7, fig. 1 [as ‘Anodonta rubens’].
Martens, 1866, Malak. Blatt. 13: 9.
Martens, 1866, Malak. Blatt. 13: 102 [as ‘cailliaudi’].
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0196, Le Nil.

Spatha hartmanni Martens, 1866
Martens, 1866, Malak. Blatt. 13: 10.
Type(s): TYPES ZMB_4860, Sennar, Sudan.

Spatha (Mutela) plicata Martens, 1866
‘Parreyss in collect.’ Martens, 1866, Malak. Blatt. 13: 10.

Unio cailliaudi Martens, 1866
‘Fer.’ Martens, 1866, Malak. Blatt. 13: 13.
(intro'd as syn of Unio teretiusculus Philippi, 1847)

Anodonta arcuata Martens, 1866
‘Cailliaud’ of Authors.
Martens, 1866, Malak. Blatt. 13: 11.
Jickeli, 1874, Nova Acta Dtsch. Akad. Naturf. 37(1): 265.
Servain, 1890, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 7: 316.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 899.
Kobelt, 1910, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 32: 87.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1336.
Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa (25): 68.
Mandahl-Barth, 1988, Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 73.
Ibrahim et al., 1999, EEAA Nat. Biodiv. Unit (10): 109.
(error for Anodonta arcuta Cailliaud, 1823)

Spatha cailliaudi Martens, 1866
‘Parr.’ Martens, 1866, Malak. Blatt. 13: 10.
(intro'd as syn of Iridina nilotica Cailliaud, 1823)

Taxonomic Opinions

Aetheria cailliaudi (Fer.)
+ Aetheria tubifera Sowerby, 1825

Anodonta arcuata [sic] Fer.

Anodonta chaiziana Rang, 1835

Spatha (Mutela) nilotica Fer.
+ Spatha cailliaudi Martens, 1866

Spatha (Mutela) plicata ‘Parreyss in collect.’

Spatha (Mutela) rostrata (Rang)
+ Iridina gracilis Martens, 1866

Spatha caillaudi M.
+ Anodonta rubens Cailliaud, 1823

Spatha hartmanni M.

Unio aegyptiacus Fer.
+ Unio inflata Cristofori & Jan, 1832

Unio cailliaudii ‘Fer.’
+ Unio teretiusculus Philippi, 1847
+ Unio lithophagus Philippi, 1847

Unio divaricatus Lea, 1834

Unio niloticus Fer.
+ Unio parreyssi Philippi, 1848
+ Unio pumilus Lea, 1852

Unio rugifer Küster

Unio tricolor Küster

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