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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 (1889), 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. 1889. Mollusques de l’Afrique Équatoriale de Moguedouchou a Bagamoyo et de Bagamoyo au Tanganika. 229 pp., 8 pls.

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Attributed Genus Names

Spathella Bourguignat, 1885
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 14.
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 195.
(homonym of J. Hall, 1885 [Modiomorphidae]; intro'd as sub-gen. of Spatha Lea, 1838; renamed Leptospatha Rochebrune & Germain, 1904)
Type species: Spatha petersi Martens, 1860 (sub. desig. by Bourguignat, 1889: 195, footnote) = Chambardia petersi

Pharaonia Jousseaume, 1886
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 3 [nomen nudum].
Jousseaume, 1886, Bull. Soc. Zool. France 11: 486.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 47, pl. 21.
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 191.
Type species: Pharaonia bellamyi Jousseaume, 1886 (sub. desig. by Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927: 399) = Coelatura aegyptiaca

Attributed Species Names

Spatha bourguignati Bourguignat, 1885
‘Ancey, in litt.’ Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 12.
‘Ancey, in litt.’ Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 197, pl. 8, fig. 1-2.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0169, Côte meridionale de l’Oukerewe.

Corbicula subtruncatula Bourguignat, 1889
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 190. [nomen nudum]

Corbicula degousei Bourguignat, 1889
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 190.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_3510, Kyngani.

Spathella bloyeti Bourguignat, 1889
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 14. [nomen nudum]
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 198, pl. 8, fig. 3.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0177, Makata, affluent superior du Vouami (Ousaghara).

Spathella spathuliformis Bourguignat, 1889
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 199, pl. 8, fig. 4.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0305, Cours du Magogo, a Ounyangouira (Ougogo).

Corbicula subtruncata var. aegyptiaca Germain, 1909
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 190. [nomen nudum]
Germain, 1909, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 15(7): 582, fig. 17b.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Corbicula subtruncatula Bourguignat, 1889)
Type(s): TYPES MNHN_MP_3498, Egypte / Kyngani.

Taxonomic Opinions

Pharaonia bellamyi Jousseaume, 1886

Pharaonia bourguignati Rochebrune, 1886

Pharaonia essoensis (Chaper, 1885)

Pharaonia juliani (Rang, 1834)

Spathella adansonii Jousseaume, 1886

Spathella bloyeti Bourguignat

Spathella bourguignati Ancey, in litt.

Spathella nyassaensis (Lea, 1864)

Spathella petersi (Martens, 1859)

Spathella pfeifferiana (Bernardi, 1859)

Spathella protchei Rochebrune, 1886

Spathella sinuata (Martens, 1885)

Spathella spathuliformis Bourguignat

Spathella wahlbergi (Krauss, 1848)

Unio billottianus Charmes, 1885

Unio dumesnilianus Charmes, 1885

Unio euphymus Charmes, 1885

Unio ledoulxianus Charmes, 1885

Unio mossambicensis Peters mss, in Martens, 1859

Unio ratidotus Charmes, 1885

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