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This page documents data for Connolly (1925), 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

Connolly, M. 1925. New and little known South African Naiades. Rec. Albany Mus. 3: ??

Attributed Species Names

Unio coeruleus Lea, 1852
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 30 [as ‘cœruleus’].
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 228.
Tapparone Canefri, 1889, Ann. Mus. Storia Nat. Genova 27: 88.
Connolly, 1925, Rec. Albany Mus. 3: [5].
(error for Unio caeruleus Lea, 1831)

Unio verreauxi Smith, 1891
‘Kuster’ of Authors.
Smith, 1891, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 8: 319.
Sturany, 1899, Denk. Ak. Wien 67: 627.
Connolly, 1925, Rec. Albany Mus. 3: [1].
Connolly, 1939, Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 33: 608.
Heard & Vail, 1976, Zool. Africana 11(1): 45.
(error for Unio verrauxi Küster, 1856)

Indonaia victoriae Connolly, 1925
‘Preston’ Connolly, 1925, Rec. Albany Mus. 3: [5].
(error for Unio zambesiensis Preston, 1905)

Indonaia cronini Connolly, 1925
‘Walker’ Connolly, 1925, Rec. Albany Mus. 3: [6].
(error for Nodularia croninae Ortmann & Walker, 1922)

Cafferia caffra obesa Connolly, 1925
Connolly, 1925, Rec. Albany Mus. 3: 261, pl. 1, figs. 1-4.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio caffer Krauss, 1848)
Type(s): POSSIBLE SYNTYPES MCZ_52457, Bushmans River, Alicedale, South Africa.

Indonaia framesi Connolly, 1925
Connolly, 1925, Rec. Albany Mus. 3: 265, pl. 12, figs. 1, 4.
Connolly, 1939, Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 33: 611 [as ‘Unio framesi’].
Type(s): TYPE SMF_3545, Premier Co.’s Dam, junction of Wilge River, Pretoria-District, Transvaal.

Taxonomic Opinions

Cafferia caffra (Krs.)

Cafferia caffra obesa subsp. nov.

Cafferia caffra verreauxi [sic] (Charp., Küst., 1856)
+ Unio verreauianus Lea, 1856

Indonaia cronini [sic] (Walker)

Indonaia ellenbergeri (Germain)

Indonaia framesi sp. n.

Indonaia kunenensis (Mousson)

Indonaia mossambicensis (Peters)

Indonaia victoriae [sic] Preston
+ Unio zambesiensis Preston, 1905

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