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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 Ancey (1894), 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

Ancey, C.F. 1894. Resultat des researches malacologiques de Mgr Lechaptois sur les bords du lac Nyassa et de la riviere Shiré. Mémoires de la Société zoologique de France 7: 217-234.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio lechaptoisi Ancey, 1894
Ancey, 1894, Mém. Soc. Zool. France 7: 228, fig. 3.

Spatha anceyi Ancey, 1894
‘Bourguignat’ Ancey, 1894, Mém. Soc. Zool. France 7: 231, fig. 7.
(renamed Spatha (s.s.) lacustris Simpson, 1900)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MRAC_57521, N. Nyassa, Karonga.

Spathella kirki Ancey, 1894
Ancey, 1894, Mém. Soc. Zool. France 7: 229, figs. 4-6.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MRAC_57520, Riv. Shire, 3 ... km entre Nyassa.

Mutela simpsoni Ancey, 1894
Ancey, 1894, Mém. Soc. Zool. France 7: 233, fig. 8.

Unio borellii Ancey, 1894
Ancey, 1894, Mém. Soc. Zool. France 7: 226, text fig. 2 as [as ‘Borellii’].

Taxonomic Opinions

Mutela alata (Lea, 1864)

Mutela simpsoni Ancey, 1894

Spathella kirki Ancey

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

Unio Borellii Ancey, n. sp.

Unio aferulus Lea, 1864

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

Unio kirkii Lea, 1864

Unio lechaptoisi Ancey, 1894

Unio nyassaensis Lea, 1864

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