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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 Martens (1860), 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

Martens, E.v. 1860. Verzeichniss der von Prof. Peters in Mossambique gesemmelten Land- und Süsswasser-Mollusken. Malakozoologische Blätter 6: 211-221.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio mossambicensis Martens, 1860
‘Peters’ Martens, 1860, Malak. Blatt. 6: 218, pl. 3, figs. 3-5.
‘Ptrs.’ Martens, 1897, Besch. Weich. Deutsch Ost Afr. 4: 225, pl. 7, fig. 2.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE ZMB_4654A, Mosambik, Tete, unterer [lower] Sambesi.

Spatha petersi Martens, 1860
Martens, 1860, Malak. Blatt. 6: 218, pl. 3, figs. 1-2.
Martens, 1897, Besch. Weich. Deutsch Ost Afr. 4: 251.
Type(s): SYNTYPES ZMB_4653, Zambeze, Tete Mosambik.

Cyrena astartina Martens, 1860
Martens, 1860, Malak. Blatt. 6: 219, pl. 3, figs. 6-7.

Spatha wahlbergi Martens, 1860
‘Krauss’ Martens, 1860, Malak. Blatt. 6: 217.
(reference to Iridina wahlbergi Krauss, 1848)

Spatha wahlbergi var. dorsalis Martens, 1897
‘Krauss’ Martens, 1860, Malak. Blatt. 6: 217 [as ‘Spatha wahlbergi’].
Martens, 1897, Besch. Weich. Deutsch Ost Afr. 4: 247.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Iridina wahlbergi Krauss, 1848)
Type(s): SYNTYPE ZMB_43380, Ihindi, Ugogo.

Taxonomic Opinions

Spatha petersi n.

Spatha wahlbergi (Krauss)

Unio mossambicensis Peters mscr.

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