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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 Van Damme (1984), 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

Van Damme, D. 1984. The Freshwater Mollusca of Northern Africa: Distribution, Biogeography and Palaeoecology, Developments in Hydrobiology (25). 164 pp.

Attributed Genus Names

Spathiella Van Damme, 1984
Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa (25): 64.
(error for Spathella Bourguignat, 1885)

Attributed Species Names

Anodonta arcuata Martens, 1866
‘Cailliaud’ of Authors.
Martens, 1866, Malak. Blatt. 13: 11.
Jickeli, 1874, Nova Acta Dtsch. Akad. Naturf. 37(1): 265.
Servain, 1890, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 7: 316.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 899.
Kobelt, 1910, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 32: 87.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1336.
Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa (25): 68.
Mandahl-Barth, 1988, Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 73.
Ibrahim et al., 1999, EEAA Nat. Biodiv. Unit (10): 109.
(error for Anodonta arcuta Cailliaud, 1823)

Unio martelli Haas, 1969
‘Pallary’ of Authors.
Haas, 1969, Das Tierreich 88: 276.
Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa (25): 59.
Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 85.
Graf & Cummings, 2011, Hydrobiologia 678: [3].
(error for Unio marteli Pallary, 1918)

Unio igli Van Damme, 1984
‘Bourg.’ Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa (25): 53.
(error for Unio ilqi Bourguignat, 1885)

Unio cilicicus var. jenemertensis Van Damme, 1984
Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa (25): 53.
(error for Unio cilicicus var. jenematensis de Angelis & Millosevic, 1900)

Unio parreyssia Van Damme, 1984
‘Philippi’ Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa (25): 57.
(error for Unio parreyssi Philippi, 1848)

Arthropteron aouassouloui Van Damme, 1984
‘Rochebrune’ Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa (25): 68.
(error for Arthropteron ouassouloui Rochebrune, 1904)

Unio mauretanicus Van Damme, 1984
Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa (25): 59.
(error for Unio mauritanicus Bourguignat, 1868)

Spatha mabbillei Van Damme, 1984
‘Jousseaumei’ Van Damme, 1984, Freshw. Moll. N. Africa (25): 62.
(error for Spatha mabillei Jousseaume, 1886)

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodonta anatina (Linnaeus, 1758)
+ Anodonta numidica Bourguignat, 1864
+ Anodonta letourneuxi Bourguignat, 1870

Anodonta cygnea (Linnaeus, 1758)
+ Anodonta lucasii Deshayes, 1848
+ Anodonta embia Bourguignat, 1864
+ Anodonta (Liouvillea) pallaryi Bédé, 1932
+ Anodonta (Liouvillea) theryi Bédé, 1932

Aspatharia chaiziana (Rang, 1835)
+ Anodonta tawaii Rang, 1835
+ Spatha pangallensis Rochebrune, 1882
+ Spatha tristis Jousseaume, 1886
+ Spatha mabillei Jousseaume, 1886
+ Spatha mabillei var. mamounensis Germain, 1907
+ Spatha (Leptospatha) stuhlmanni variété comoensis Germain, 1908

Aspatharia dahomeyensis (Lea, 1859)
+ Anodonta senegalensis Lea, 1859
+ Mutelina complanata Jousseaume, 1886
+ Aspatharia nigeriensis Daget, 1962

Aspatharia pfeifferiana (Bernardi, 1860)
+ Anodon subreniformis Sowerby, 1867
+ Spatha sinuata Martens, 1883
+ Spathella protchei Rochebrune, 1886
+ Spatha stuhlmanni Martens, 1897
+ Spatha cryptoradiata Putzeys, 1898
+ Spatha (Leptospatha) decorsei Germain, 1904
+ Spatha semicorrugata Preston, 1909
+ Mutela sarae Preston, 1913
+ Mutela lukuluensis Preston, 1913
+ Aspatharia (s.s.) flava Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Caelatura (s.s.) [sic] aegyptiaca (Cailliaud, 1827)
+ Unio niloticus Cailliaud, 1827
+ Unio juliani Rang, 1835
+ Unio parreyssi Philippi, 1848
+ Unio decampsianus Wattebled, 1884
+ Reneus fouladougouensis Jousseaume, 1886
+ Reneus faidherbei Jousseaume, 1886
+ Unio (Grandidieria) tsadianus Martens, 1903
+ Unio (Nodularia) lacoini Germain, 1906
+ Caelatura parreyssia var. petrini Gardner, 1932

Caelatura (s.s.) [sic] aegyptiaca bakeri (Adams, H., 1866)

Caelatura (s.s.) [sic] aegyptiaca horei (Smith, E.A., 1880)

Caelatura (s.s.) [sic] aegyptiaca stuhlmanni (von Martens, 1897)

Coelatura (Nitia) teretiuscula (Philippi, 1847)
+ Unio (Nodularia) gaillardi Germain, 1909

Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807
+ Aetheria tubifera Sowerby, 1825

Margaritifera (Pseudunio) auricularia (Spengler, 1793)

Margaritifera (Pseudunio) auricularia marocana (Pallary, 1918)
+ Margaritana redomica Pallary, 1923
+ Margaritana dernaica Pallary, 1928

Mutela dubia (Gmelin, 1791)
+ Iridina exotica Lamarck, 1819
+ Iridina elongata Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
+ Iridina nilotica Cailliaud, 1823
+ Iridina striata Swainson, 1823
+ Spatha (Mutela) plicata Martens, 1866
+ Iridina angustata Sowerby, 1868
+ Mutela nilotica var. emini Martens, 1897
+ Mutela chevalieri Germain, 1904
+ Mutela angustata var. curta Germain, 1906
+ Pliodon (Cameronia) hardeleti Germain, 1906
+ Pliodon (Cameronia) tchadiensis Germain, 1906
+ Mutela angustata var. ponderosa Germain, 1906
+ Mutelina complanata var. curta Germain, 1907
+ Mutelina complanata var. abbreviata Germain, 1907
+ Mutela lhotelleriana Preston, 1909
+ Mutelina singularis Pallary, 1924
+ Mutela (s.s.) garambae Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Mutela franci (Daget, 1964)

Mutela rostrata (Rang, 1835)
+ Iridina coelestis Lea, 1838
+ Mutelina legumen Rochebrune, 1886
+ Mutelina tholloni Rochebrune, 1886
+ Mutelina prasina Rochebrune, 1886
+ Mutelina mabilli Rochebrune, 1886
+ Mutelina paludicola Rochebrune, 1886
+ Mutelina joubini Germain, 1904
+ Mutelina falemeensis Germain, 1907
+ Mutelina mabillei [sic] var. frasi Germain, 1907
+ Mutelina mabillei var. gaillardi Germain, 1909
+ Mutela aegyptiaca Pallary, 1924
+ Mutela (s.s.) langi Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
+ Mutela (s.s.) iris Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
+ Mutela carrei Dartevelle & Schwetz, 1948

Psilunio littoralis (Lamarck, 1801)

Psilunio littoralis fellmanni (DeShayes, 1848)
+ Unio rhomboideus Bourguignat, 1864
+ Unio batavus Bourguignat, 1864
+ Unio maccarthyanus Bourguignat, 1866
+ Unio mauritanicus Bourguignat, 1868
+ Unio ksibianus Mousson, 1873
+ Unio jolyi Kobelt, 1886
+ Unio zenaticus Letourneux & Bourguignat, 1887
+ Unio rouirei Letourneux & Bourguignat, 1887
+ Unio marteli Pallary, 1918
+ Rhombunio asananus Pallary, 1928

Spathopsis rubens arcuata [sic] (Cailliaud, 1823)
+ Anodonta anataria Cristofori & Jan, 1832
+ Spatha caillaudi Martens, 1866
+ Spatha lepsii Jickeli, 1874

Spathopsis rubens rubens (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Anodon clappertoni Koenig, 1826
+ Anodonta splendens Cristofori & Jan, 1832
+ Iridina solida Anton, 1838
+ Spatha baikii H. Adams, 1866
+ Spatha renei Jousseaume, 1886
+ Arthropteron ouassouloui Rochebrune, 1904
+ Mitriodon martini Rochebrune, 1904
+ Spatha rubens var. chudeaui Germain, 1907
+ Spatha renei var. compressa Germain, 1907
+ Spatha adansoni var. major Germain, 1917

Spathopsis wahlbergi (Krauss, 1848)

Spathopsis wahlbergi hartmanni (von Martens, 1866)
+ Spatha marnoi Jickeli, 1874
+ Spathella fourtaui Pallary, 1903
+ Spathella brumpti Rochebrune & Germain, 1904
+ Spathella bozasi Rochebrune & Germain, 1904

Spathopsis wahlbergi letourneuxi (Bourguignat in Servain, 1890)

Spathopsis wahlbergi tabula (Sowerby, 1867)
+ Spathella adansonii Jousseaume, 1886
+ Spatha (Leptospatha) lacustris var. major Germain, 1906
+ Spatha bourguignati var. major Germain, 1906

Spathopsis wissmanni (von Martens, 1883)
+ Spatha bellamyi Jousseaume, 1886
+ Mitriodon falemeensis Rochebrune, 1904
+ Mitriodon heudeloti Rochebrune, 1904

Unio abyssinicus von Martens, 1866
+ Unio schweinfurthi Martens, 1886
+ Unio willcocksi Newton, 1899
+ Unio vignardi Pallary, 1924
+ Unio fayumensis Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Unio elongatulus Pfeiffer, C., 1825

Unio elongatulus dembeae Sowerby, 1825 [sic]
+ Unio aeneus Jickeli, 1874
+ Unio jickelii Bourguignat, 1883
+ Unio ilqi Bourguignat, 1885
+ Unio meneliki Bourguignat, 1885
+ Unio soleilleti Bourguignat, 1885
+ Unio traversii Pollonera, 1888
+ Unio cilicicus var. jenematensis de Angelis & Millosevic, 1900
+ Unio (Nodularia) erlangeri Kobelt, 1910

Unio elongatulus durieui DeShayes, 1847
+ Unio ravoisieri Deshayes, 1848
+ Unio moreleti Deshayes, 1848
+ Unio sitifensis Morelet, 1852
+ Unio cirtanus Bourguignat, 1862
+ Unio pictorum Bourguignat, 1864
+ Unio letourneuxi Bourguignat, 1864
+ Unio tafnanus Kobelt, 1884
+ Unio ravoisieri var. isserica Kobelt, 1884
+ Unio medjerdae Kobelt, 1884
+ Unio tetuanensis Kobelt, 1884
+ Unio doumeti Letourneux & Bourguignat, 1887
+ Unio delevieleusae Bourguignat, 1887
+ Unio (Limnium) subpictorum Pallary, 1936
+ Unio (Limnium) seurati Pallary, 1936
+ Unio (Limnium) foucauldiana Pallary, 1936

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