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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. Mélanidées du Lac Nyassa suivies d’un aperçu comparatif sur la faune malacologique de ce lac avec celle du grand Lac Tanganika. Bulletins de la Société Malacologique de France 6: 1-66.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio vysseri Bourguignat, 1886
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 8, 21 [as ‘visseri’].
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 45.
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 6: 60.
(correct name for Unio visseri Bourguignat, 1886)

Unio vynckei Bourguignat, 1886
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 8, 18 [as ‘vinckei’].
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 45.
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 6: 60.
(correct name for Unio vinckei Bourguignat, 1886)
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0190, Kibanga (Lac Tanganyika).

Aetheria tanganikana Bourguignat, 1889
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 6: 65.

Unio hermosus Bourguignat, 1889
‘Lea’ E.A. Smith, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1881: pl. 34, fig. 34b. [in part]
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 6: 38.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1880-12-20-130, Lake Nyassa.

Corbicula nyassana Bourguignat, 1889
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 6: 37.
(new name for Corbicula radiata Smith, 1877)

Spathella nyassana Bourguignat, 1889
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 6: 39.
(new name for Spatha nyassaensis Lea, 1864)

Unio nyassanus Bourguignat, 1889
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 6: 38.
Preston, 1913, Rev. Zool. Afr. 3(1): 59.
(error for Unio nyassaensis Lea, 1864)

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