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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 Bourguignat (1883), 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

Bourguignat, J.R. 1883. Mollusques Fluviatiles du Nyanza Oukéréwé (Victoria-Nyanza), suivis d’une note sur les genres Cameronia et Burtonia du Tanganika.. 23 pp., 1 pl.

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Attributed Genus Names

Cameronia Bourguignat, 1879
Bourguignat, 1879, Descr. Div. Espèces Terr. Fluv. Diff. Genres Moll. Égypte, Abyssinie, Zanzibar, Sénégal, Centre Afrique: 42.
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 19.
Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 106.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 26.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 66.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 67.
Type species: Iridina spekii Woodward, 1859 (orig. desig.) = Pleiodon spekii

Burtonia Bourguignat, 1883
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 20.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 37.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 32.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 53.
(homonym of Bonaparte, 1850 [Aves]; renamed Pseudospatha Simpson, 1900)
Type species: Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880 (orig. desig.) = Pseudospatha tanganyicensis

Attributed Species Names

Unio monceti Bourguignat, 1883
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 15, figs. 13-15.

Unio ujijiensis Bourguignat, 1883
‘Crosse’ Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 18.
Bourguignat, 1885, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 2: 7 [as ‘Grandidieria ujijiensis’].
‘Crosse’ Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 94 [as ‘Grandidieria ujijiensis’].
‘Crosse’ Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 22 [as ‘Grandidieria ujijiensis’].
(reference to Unio nyassaensis var. ujijiensis Crosse, 1881)

Burtonia livingstoniana Bourguignat, 1883
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1880: pl. 31, fig. 8a [as ‘Spatha tanganyicensis’]. [in part]
E.A. Smith, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1881: 296, pl. 34, fig. 32 [as ‘Spatha tanganyicensis’].
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 23.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 38.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 32.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 59.

Unio tanganikanus Bourguignat, 1883
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1880: 351 [as ‘Unio tanganyicensis’].
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 18.
Bourguignat, 1885, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 2: 7.
Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 94, 102 [as ‘Grandidieria tanganikana’].
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 22 [as ‘Grandidieria tanganikana’].
(new name for Unio tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880)

Unio ruellani Bourguignat, 1883
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 10, figs. 16-18.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0095, Nyanza.

Burtonia tanganikana Bourguignat, 1883
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1880: 350, pl. 31, fig. 8 [as ‘Spatha tanganyicensis’].
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 20, footnote.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 38.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 32.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 59.
(new name for Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880)

Unio grandidieri Bourguignat, 1883
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 7, figs. 4-6.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0026, Nyanza.

Unio jickelii Bourguignat, 1883
Bourguignat, 1883, Hist. Malac. Abyssinie: 135.
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 17.

Unio hauttecoeuri Bourguignat, 1883
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 5, figs. 1-3 [as ‘hauttecœuri’].
Type(s): FIGURED SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0130, Nyanza Oukereuve (Victoria Nyanza).

Unio edwardsianus Bourguignat, 1883
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 12, figs. 7-9.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0018, Nyanza.

Unio grantianus Bourguignat, 1883
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 14.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) MNHN_MP_0028, Nyanza.

Unio duponti Bourguignat, 1883
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 8, figs. 10-12.
(homonym of Unio duponti Rochebrune, 1881; renamed Unio postumus Rochebrune, 1904)
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0064, Nyanza.

Mutela subdiaphana Bourguignat, 1885
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 5, 17. [nomen nudum]
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 12.
‘Bourguignat’ Pallary, 1909, Mém. Inst. Égypte 6: 83.

Taxonomic Opinions

Burtonia tanganikana
+ Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880

Cameronia spekei [sic] (Woodward, 1859)

Unio abyssinicus

Unio acuminatus Adams, 1866

Unio burtoni Woodward, 1859

Unio dembeæ

Unio duponti

Unio edwardsianus

Unio grandidieri

Unio grantianus

Unio hauttecœuri

Unio horei Smith, 1880

Unio jickelii

Unio monceti

Unio ruellani

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

Unio thomsoni Smith, 1880

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

Unio æneus

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