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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 Leloup (1950), 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

Leloup, E. 1950. Lamellibranches. Exploration Hydrobiologique du Lac Tanganika (1946-1947) 3. 153 pp., 8 pls.

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

Moncetia bourguignati Leloup, 1950
‘Ancey’ Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947) 3: 98. [nomen nudum]
(intro'd as syn of Moncetia lavigeriana Bourguignat, 1886)

Caelatura (Grandidieria) burtoni forma globosa Leloup, 1950
Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947) 3: 143, pl. 2, fig. D.
Coulter, 1991, unknown publication: 234, fig.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio burtoni Woodward, 1859)

Aspatharia rubens Leloup, 1950
‘Lamarck’ of Authors.
Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947) 3: 83, pl. 5, fig. 1. [in part]
Mandahl-Barth, 1968, Expl. Hydrobiol. Bangweulu-Luapula 12: 56, pl. 11, fig. 3. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Anodonta rubens Lamarck, 1819)

Pseudospatha tanganyicensis forme typica Leloup, 1950
Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947) 3: 111, figs. 53A, 54C-D, 56A, 57B, 60; pl. 7, fig. A.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880)

Ruellania nyassaensis Leloup, 1950
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 113.
Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947) 3: 31, figs. 5, 12-14; pl. 4, fig. 1.
(misidentified reference to Unio nyassaensis Lea, 1864)

Pseudospatha tanganyicensis forme bequaerti Leloup, 1950
Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947) 3: 122, figs. 56B, f9B, 60; pl. 5, fig. 5a.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE IRSNB_MP_0480, Tanganika.

Taxonomic Opinions

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

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) rubens (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Anodonta splendens Cristofori & Jan, 1832
+ Anodonta chaiziana Rang, 1835
+ Anodonta tawaii Rang, 1835
+ Iridina solida Anton, 1838
+ Spatha wissmanni Martens, 1883
+ Spatha bellamyi Jousseaume, 1886
+ Spatha rochebrunei Jousseaume, 1886
+ Spatha tristis Jousseaume, 1886
+ Anodonta tawi Simpson, 1900
+ Aspatharia (Spathopsis) wissmanni bangalorum Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Aspatharia (s.s.) sinuata (von Martens, 1883)

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

Caelatura (s.s.) [sic] aegyptiaca f. calathus (Bourguignat, 1885)
+ Unio aegyptiacus Cailliaud, 1827
+ Unio niloticus Cailliaud, 1827
+ Unio niloticus E.A. Smith, 1880
+ Unio horei E.A. Smith, 1880
+ Unio charbonnieri Bourguignat, 1886
+ Unio coulboisi Bourguignat, 1886
+ Unio dromauxi Bourguignat, 1886
+ Unio randabeli Bourguignat, 1886
+ Unio bridouxi Bourguignat, 1886
+ Unio guillemeti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Unio josseti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Unio jouberti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Unio lavigerianus Bourguignat, 1886
+ Unio menardi Bourguignat, 1886
+ Unio moineti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Unio vinckei Bourguignat, 1886
+ Unio visseri Bourguignat, 1886
+ Unio boehmi Martens, 1897
+ Unio gerrardi Martens, 1897
+ Unio gereti Preston, 1910

Caelatura [sic] (Grandidieria) burtoni (Woodward, 1859)
+ Unio tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880
+ Unio thomsoni E.A. Smith, 1880
+ Unio tanganikanus Bourguignat, 1883
+ Grandidieria elongata Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria smithi Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria anceyi Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria corbicula Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria cyrenopsis Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria giraudi Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria granulosa Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria gravida Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria hauttecoeuri Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria incarnata Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria insignis Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria locardiana Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria mira Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria rostrata Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria rotundata Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria servainiana Bourguignat, 1885
+ Grandidieria bourguignati Bourguignat, 1888
+ Grandidieria callista Bourguignat, 1888
+ Grandidieria rhynchonella Bourguignat, 1888
+ Grandidieria singularis Bourguignat, 1888
+ Unio rostralis Martens, 1897
+ Unio (Grandidieria) burtoni var. sturanyi Martens, 1897
+ Unio rostralis var. brevior Martens, 1897
+ Unio (Grandidieria) locardi Germain, 1905
+ Unio (Grandidieria) gravida var. lutescens Germain, 1905
+ Unio (Grandidieria) rostralis var. lutea Germain, 1908
+ Unio (Grandidieria) rostralis var. rosea Germain, 1908
+ Unio tanganyicensis var. exalbida Preston, 1913
+ Caelatura (Grandidieria) burtoni forma globosa Leloup, 1950

Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807
+ Aetheria tanganikana Bourguignat, 1889

Iridina (Cameronia) spekii Woodward, 1859
+ Pleiodon spekei E.A. Smith, 1880
+ Cameronia bourguignati Bourguignat, 1885
+ Cameronia giraudi Bourguignat, 1885
+ Cameronia anceyi Bourguignat, 1885
+ Cameronia marioniana Bourguignat, 1885
+ Cameronia revoiliana Bourguignat, 1885
+ Cameronia landeaui Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia vynckei Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia coulboisi Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia josseti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia admirabilis Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia bridouxi Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia charbonnieri Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia complanata Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia dromauxi Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia gigantea Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia guillemeti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia jouberti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia lavigeriana Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia locardiana Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia mabilliana Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia moineti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia obtusa Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia paradoxa Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia pulchella Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia randabeli Bourguignat, 1886
+ Cameronia vynckii Simpson, 1900
+ Pliodon (Cameronia) lavigeriei Germain, 1908
+ Cameronia gosseti Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Moncetia lavigeriana (Bourguignat, 1886)
+ Moncetia anceyi Bourguignat, 1885
+ Moncetia jouberti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Moncetia bridouxi Bourguignat, 1886
+ Moncetia moineti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Moncetia rochebruniana Bourguignat, 1886
+ Spatha (Moncetia) lavigerina Simpson, 1900
+ Spatha (Moncetia) monieti Simpson, 1900
+ Moncetia bourguignati Leloup, 1950

Mutela (s.s.) soleniformis Bourguignat, 1885
+ Iridina exotica E.A. Smith, 1881
+ Mutela lavigeriana Bourguignat, 1886
+ Mutela bridouxi Bourguignat, 1886

Mutela (s.s.) soleniformis forme moineti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Mutela monceti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Mutela jouberti Bourguignat, 1886
+ Mutela visseri Bourguignat, 1886
+ Mutela vysseri Bourguignat, 1886

Parreysia nyassaensis (Lea, 1864)
+ Unio aferula Lea, 1864
+ Unio kirkii Lea, 1864
+ Unio nyassae Sowerby, 1866
+ Unio nyassensis Sowerby, 1868
+ Unio nyassaensis var. ujijiensis Crosse, 1881
+ Unio nyassaensis var. tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1881
+ Unio hermosus Bourguignat, 1889
+ Unio nyassanus Bourguignat, 1889
+ Unio (Nodularia) caesariana Preston, 1913
+ Unio nyassanus [sic] var. hercules Preston, 1913

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

Pseudospatha tanganyicensis forme bequaerti f. nov.

Pseudospatha tanganyicensis forme bourguignati (‘Joubert’ Bourguignat, 1886)

Pseudospatha tanganyicensis forme livingstoniana (Bourguignat, 1883)
+ Burtonia bridouxi Bourguignat, 1886
+ Burtonia contorta Bourguignat, 1886
+ Burtonia elongata Bourguignat, 1886
+ Burtonia lavigeriana Bourguignat, 1886
+ Burtonia livingstonensis Simpson, 1900
+ Burtonia livingstoni Germain, 1905
+ Pseudospatha ortmanni Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Pseudospatha tanganyicensis forme stappersi Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

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

Pseudospatha tanganyicensis forme typica Leloup, 1950

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