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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

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This page lists the nominal species (available and otherwise) currently circumscribed under the valid name.

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Etherioidea | Iridinidae | Iridininae | Mutela

species Mutela zambesiensis Mandahl-Barth, 1988: synonymy
     13 specimens available.

Mutela mabilli Connolly, 1931
‘Rochebrune’ of Authors.
Connolly, 1931, Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 29: 324.
Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 146.
(misidentified reference to Mutelina mabilli Rochebrune, 1886)

Mutela dubia Appleton, 1979
‘Gmelin’ of Authors.
Appleton, 1979, Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 77(9): 161.
Kenmuir, 1980, Trans. Zimbabwe Sci. Assoc. 60(2): 7.
Curtis & Appleton, 1987, Jour. SWA Sci. Soc. 40-41: 50.
(misidentified reference to Mytilus dubius Gmelin, 1791)

Mutela zambesiensis Mandahl-Barth, 1988
Mandahl-Barth, 1988, Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves: 85, figs. 81-82.
Type(s): TYPE UNKNOWN, Zambezi River, between Kariba and Chirundu.

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