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

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The nominal species (available and otherwise) in this synonymy are listed by usage rather than strictly by publication date. The primary sorting order is by the most recent year (since 1969) that the species name was treated as valid, and then nominal species are sorted secondarily by publication year.

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species Coelatura mesafricana Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927: nominal species
     10 specimens available.

Caelatura (s.s.) mesafricana Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 402, pl. 32, figs. 2-2a.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMNH_72093, Garamba River, 04°10’N, 29°40’E, Belgian Congo [Zaire], Africa.

Caelatura (s.s.) mesafricanaPilsbry & Bequaert (1927)
Cælatura (s.s.) mesafricanaPilsbry & Bequaert (1927)
Mesafra mesafricana mesafricanaHaas (1936), Haas (1969)
Caelatura mesafricanaMandahl-Barth (1968)
Mesafra mesafricanaHaas (1969)
Caelatura aegyptiaca gabonensisMandahl-Barth (1988)
Coelatura gabonensisDaget (1998), IUCN (2010), Graf & Cummings (2011), Graf et al. (2014)
Coelatura cf. mesafricanaOrtiz-Sepulveda et al. (2020)
Coelatura mesafricanaGraf & Cummings (2021)

Mesafra mesafricana stappersi Haas, 1936
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 431: 84, pl. 7, figs. 2a-b.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Caelatura (s.s.) mesafricana Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MRAC_56762, Riv. Luapula: Kasenga.

Mesafra mesafricana stappersiHaas (1936), Haas (1969)
Caelatura mesafricanaMandahl-Barth (1968)
Caelatura mweruensisMandahl-Barth (1988)
Coelatura gabonensisDaget (1998), IUCN (2010)

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