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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 Crowley et al. (1964), 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

Crowley, T.E., T Pain & F.R. Woodward. 1964. A monographic review of the Mollusca of Lake Nyassa. Annales Musee Royal de l’Afrique Centrale 131. 58 pp., 8 pls.

Attributed Species Names

Parreysia hypsiprimnus Simpson, 1900
‘von Martens’ of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 849.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1136.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 431: 68.
Woodward in Crowley et al., 1964, Annals Mus. R. Afr. Cent. 131: 47.
(error for Unio hypsiprymnus Martens, 1897)

Indonaia mossambicensis Crowley et al., 1964
‘von Martens’ Woodward in Crowley et al., 1964, Annals Mus. R. Afr. Cent. 131: 55, pl. 7, fig. 45-46. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Unio mossambicensis Martens, 1860)

Grandidieria bloomeri Crowley et al., 1964
Woodward in Crowley et al., 1964, Annals Mus. R. Afr. Cent. 131: 53, pl. 7, figs. 41-42.

Nyassunio ecclesi Crowley et al., 1964
Woodward in Crowley et al., 1964, Annals Mus. R. Afr. Cent. 131: 52, pl. 6, figs. 39-40.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MRAC_793224, Nyassaland: Lac Nyassa.

Taxonomic Opinions

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) nyassaensis (Lea, 1864)
+ Spathella kirki Ancey, 1894
+ Spatha anceyi Ancey, 1894
+ Spatha kirki var. liederi Martens, 1897
+ Spatha (s.s.) lacustris Simpson, 1900
+ Spatha approximans Preston, 1910
+ Spatha bertilloniana Preston, 1910
+ Spatha mwayana Preston, 1913

Aspatharia (s.s.) subreniformis (Sowerby, 1867)
+ Mutela sarae Preston, 1913

Grandidieria bloomeri Crowley et al., 1964

Indonaia mossambicensis (von Martens, 1860)
+ Unio sennariensis [sic] var. schweinfurthi Martens, 1873
+ Unio borellii Ancey, 1894
+ Unio lechaptoisi Ancey, 1894
+ Unio lechaptoisi var. minor Martens, 1897
+ Unio shireensis Preston, 1910
+ Unio (Nodularia) caesariana Preston, 1913

Mutela alata alata (Lea, 1864)

Mutela alata simpsoni Ancey, 1894
+ Mutela opalescens Preston, 1910
+ Mutela cuneata Preston, 1910

Nyassunio ecclesi Crowley et al., 1964

Nyassunio nyassaensis aferula (Lea, 1864)

Nyassunio nyassaensis hercules (Preston, 1913)

Nyassunio nyassaensis nyassaensis (Lea, 1864)
+ Unio kirkii Lea, 1864
+ Unio nyassae Sowerby, 1866
+ Unio nyassaensis E.A. Smith, 1881
+ Unio nyassaensis var. tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1881
+ Unio nyassaensis var. ujijiensis Crosse, 1881
+ Unio hermosus Bourguignat, 1889
+ Unio nyassanus Bourguignat, 1889
+ Unio hypsiprymnus Martens, 1897
+ Parreysia hypsiprimnus Simpson, 1900
+ Ruellania nyassaensis Leloup, 1950

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