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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 E.A. Smith (1880), 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

Smith, E.A. 1880. On the shells of Lake Tanganyika and the neiborhood of Ujiji, Central Africa. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1880: 344-352, 1 pl.

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Attributed Species Names

Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1880: 350, pl. 31, fig. 8-8a.
(renamed Burtonia tanganikana Bourguignat, 1883)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_80-3-5-48, Lake Tanganyika.

Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1880: pl. 31, fig. 8a. [in part]
E.A. Smith, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1881: 296, pl. 34, fig. 32.
(reference to Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880)

Unio tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1880: 351, pl. 31, figs. 9-9a.
E.A. Smith, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1881: 298, pl. 34, fig. 35.
(renamed Unio tanganikanus Bourguignat, 1883)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE BMNH_80-3-5-39, Lake Tanganyika.

Pleiodon spekei E.A. Smith, 1880
‘Woodward’ of Authors.
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1880: 350.
E.A. Smith, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1881: 296.
Sturany, 1894, Durch Massailand zur Nilquelle: 302.
Martens, 1897, Besch. Weich. Deutsch Ost Afr. 4: 256.
(error for Iridina spekii Woodward, 1859)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1859-12-23-8, Lake Tanganyika.

Unio niloticus E.A. Smith, 1880
‘Cailliaud’ E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1880: 351.
‘Caulliaud’ E.A. Smith, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1881: 296.
(misidentified reference to Unio niloticus Cailliaud, 1827)

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)

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 gerrardi Martens, 1897
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1880: 351 [as ‘U. niloticus Cailliaud’].
Martens, 1897, Besch. Weich. Deutsch Ost Afr. 4: 223, pl. 7, fig. 5.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ZMB_32910A, Tanganyikasee, Tanzania.

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