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

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

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 dubia (Gmelin, 1791): synonymy
     334 specimens available.

Mytilus dubius Gmelin, 1791
Adanson, 1757, Hist. Nat. Sénégal, Coquillages: 234, pl. 17, fig. 21 [as ‘le mutel’]. [pre-linnaean]
Gmelin, 1791, Syst. Nat. 1(6): 3363, sp. 56.
(renamed Anodonta adansonii Gray, 1825)

Iridina exotica Lamarck, 1819
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 204, figs. 1a-b [as Anodontites sp.].
Lamarck, 1819, Hist. Natur. Anim. sans Vert. 6: 89, sp. 1.

Iridina elongata Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821
Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821, Genera of Shells 7: Abb. 1.
Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: 54, fig. 150.

Iridina nilotica Cailliaud, 1823
Cailliaud, 1823, Voyage à Meroe, Atlas 2: pl. 60, fig. 11.
Sowerby, 1824, Zool. Jour. 1: 53, pl. 2.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0280, Bahr Yousef, Egypte.

Iridina striata Swainson, 1823
Swainson, 1823, Philos. Mag. & J. 61: 112.
Oken, 1834, Isis (Oken) 27(5): 458.

Anodonta adansonii Gray, 1825
Gray, 1825, Ann. Phil. 9: 138.
(new name for Mytilus dubius Gmelin, 1791)

Anodonta purpurea Deshayes, 1826
Deshayes, 1826, Nouv. Bull. Sci. 1826: 61.
Férussac, 1826, Bull. Sci. Nat. et Géol. 9: 250.

Mutela oudnoei Koenig, 1826
Koenig, 1826, [in] Denham & Clapperton, Narr. Travels Africa, Appendix: 254.

Iridina mutel Rang, 1835
Adanson, 1757, Hist. Nat. Sénégal, Coquillages: 234, pl. 17, fig. 21 [as ‘le mutel’]. [pre-linnaean]
Rang, 1835, Nouv. Ann. Mus. 4(3): 314.

Spatha cailliaudi Martens, 1866
‘Parr.’ Martens, 1866, Malak. Blatt. 13: 10.
(intro'd as syn of Iridina nilotica Cailliaud, 1823)

Spatha (Mutela) plicata Martens, 1866
‘Parreyss in collect.’ Martens, 1866, Malak. Blatt. 13: 10.

Iridina angustata Sowerby, 1868
Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 2, sp. 5.

Mycetopus plicatus Sowerby, 1868
‘Gray?, MS” Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 2, sp. 3.
(homonym of Spatha (Mutela) plicata Martens, 1866)
Type(s): MANUSCRIPT NAME BMNH_46-7-24-18, Syene, Egypt.

Mutela adansoni Jousseaume, 1886
‘Bourguignat’ Jousseaume, 1886, Bull. Soc. Zool. France 11: 488.
(reference to Anodonta adansonii Gray, 1825)

Mutela chambardi Servain, 1890
Servain, 1890, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 7: 303. [nomen nudum]

Mutela conica Servain, 1890
Servain, 1890, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 7: 303. [nomen nudum]

Mutela letourneuxi Servain, 1890
Servain, 1890, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 7: 303. [nomen nudum]

Mutela saulcyi Servain, 1890
Servain, 1890, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 7: 303. [nomen nudum]

Mutela elongata Morgan, 1897
‘Sowerby’ Morgan, 1897, Recherch. origin. Egypte II: 99.
(reference to Iridina elongata Sowerby & Sowerby, 1821)

Mutela nilotica var. emini Martens, 1897
Martens, 1897, Besch. Weich. Deutsch Ost Afr. 4: 253.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Iridina nilotica Cailliaud, 1823)
Type(s): SYNTYPES ZMB_108807, Kassenye, Albert Nyanza.

Mutela chevalieri Germain, 1904
Germain, 1904, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 10: 469.
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 566, lithograph, fig. 1.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0203, Haut Oubangui.

Mutela angustata var. curta Germain, 1906
Germain, 1906, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 12: 174.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Iridina angustata Sowerby, 1868)
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0197, Lac Tchad.

Mutela angustata var. ponderosa Germain, 1906
Germain, 1906, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 12: 56, Abb. 1.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Iridina angustata Sowerby, 1868)
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0292, Lac Chad.

Pliodon (Cameronia) hardeleti Germain, 1906
Germain, 1906, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 12: 57, fig. 2.

Pliodon (Cameronia) tchadiensis Germain, 1906
Germain, 1906, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 12: 60, fig. 4.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0301, Lac Tchad.

Pliodon (Cameronia) hardeleti var. molli Germain, 1906
Germain, 1906, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 12: 58, Abb. 3.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Pliodon (Cameronia) hardeleti Germain, 1906)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0225, Lac Tchad.

Mutelina falemeensis Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 67.
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 569, fig. 96.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0245, Fleuve Faleme, Senegal.

Mutelina mabillei [sic] var. frasi Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 68.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mutelina mabilli Rochebrune, 1886)

Mutela angustata mut. grisea Germain, 1917
Germain, 1917, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 23: 520.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Iridina angustata Sowerby, 1868)

Mutelina singularis Pallary, 1924
Pallary, 1924, Mém. Inst. Égypte 7 (n.s.): 53, pl. 4, fig. 17.
Type(s): UNKNOWN UMMZ_111999, Canal Mahmoudich, Egypt.

Mutela (s.s.) garambae Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 431, pl. 40, figs. 1-2.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMNH_72067, Middle Garambe River, Belgian Congo (Zaire), Africa.

Mutela (s.s.) garambae praetenuis Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 432, pl. 40, fig. 3 [as ‘prætenuis’].
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mutela (s.s.) garambae Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) AMNH_72066, Aba River, Africa.

Iridina tschadiensis Jaeckel, 1972
‘Germain’ Jaeckel, 1972, Zeitschr. f. Geomorphol. 16: 225.
(error for Pliodon (Cameronia) tchadiensis Germain, 1906)

Mutela voltae Odei, 1974
Odei, 1974, Rev. Zool. Afr. 88(2): 446, figs. 1-4.
Type(s): PARATYPES MRAC_799163, Ghana: lac Volta, Zikpo.

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