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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 (1879), 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. 1879. Description de Diverses Espèces Terrestres et Fluviatiles et de différents genres de Mollusques de l’Égypte, de l’Abyssinie, de Zanzibar, du Sénégal et du centre de l’Afrique. 54 pp.

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Attributed Genus Names

Cameronia Bourguignat, 1879
Bourguignat, 1879, Descr. Div. Espèces Terr. Fluv. Diff. Genres Moll. Égypte, Abyssinie, Zanzibar, Sénégal, Centre Afrique: 42.
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 19.
Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 106.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 26.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 66.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 67.
Type species: Iridina spekii Woodward, 1859 (orig. desig.) = Pleiodon spekii

Attributed Species Names

Pliodon elongatus Bourguignat, 1879
Bourguignat, 1879, Descr. Div. Espèces Terr. Fluv. Diff. Genres Moll. Égypte, Abyssinie, Zanzibar, Sénégal, Centre Afrique: 47.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0046, Bakel, Senegal.

Pliodon letourneuxianus Bourguignat, 1879
Bourguignat, 1879, Descr. Div. Espèces Terr. Fluv. Diff. Genres Moll. Égypte, Abyssinie, Zanzibar, Sénégal, Centre Afrique: 48.

Pliodon pachyodon Bourguignat, 1879
Bourguignat, 1879, Descr. Div. Espèces Terr. Fluv. Diff. Genres Moll. Égypte, Abyssinie, Zanzibar, Sénégal, Centre Afrique: 46.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0282, Bafing, affluent du Senegal.

Pliodon diolibanus Bourguignat, 1879
Bourguignat, 1879, Descr. Div. Espèces Terr. Fluv. Diff. Genres Moll. Égypte, Abyssinie, Zanzibar, Sénégal, Centre Afrique: 47.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0207, Niger.

Taxonomic Opinions

Cameronia spekii (Woodward, 1859)

Pliodon diolibanus

Pliodon elongatus

Pliodon letourneuxianus

Pliodon macmurtriei Conrad

Pliodon ovatus Swainson

Pliodon pachyodon

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