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Wed 05 Jun 2019

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 alata (Lea, 1864): synonymy
     34 specimens available.

Spatha alata Lea, 1864
Lea, 1864, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 16: 109.
Lea, 1866, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 11]: 35 [39], pl. 12, fig. 31.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_86776, Lake Nyasa, Af.

Mutela elata Servain, 1890
‘Lea’ of Authors.
Servain, 1890, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 7: 303.
Brown, 1978, Biogeogr. Ecol. S. Africa: 1173.
(error for Spatha alata Lea, 1864)

Mutela simpsoni Ancey, 1894
Ancey, 1894, Mém. Soc. Zool. France 7: 233, fig. 8.

Mutela cuneata Preston, 1910
Preston, 1910, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 6: 62, pl. 5, fig. 13.
Type(s): TYPE MRAC_58556, Riv Shire.

Mutela opalescens Preston, 1910
Preston, 1910, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 6: 62, pl. 4, fig. 12.
Type(s): TYPE MRAC_58554, Riv. Shire a 3-4 km du Lac Nyassa.

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