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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 | Aspathariinae | Aspatharia

species Aspatharia dahomeyensis (Lea, 1859): synonymy
     115 specimens available.

Anodonta dahomeyensis Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 154.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 261, pl. 41, fig. 141.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1965163, Dahomey, West Africa.

Anodonta senegalensis Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 154.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 260, pl. 41, fig. 140.
(renamed Mutelina senegalica Jousseaume, 1886)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1965167, Senegal.

Mutelina complanata Jousseaume, 1886
Jousseaume, 1886, Bull. Soc. Zool. France 11: 489, pl. 13, figs. 1-1a.
Type(s): TYPES MNHN_MP_0221, Foula Dongo, Niger.

Mutelina senegalica Jousseaume, 1886
‘Bourguignat’ Jousseaume, 1886, Bull. Soc. Zool. France 11: 488.
(new name for Anodonta senegalensis Lea, 1859)

Spatha (Leptospatha) decorsei Germain, 1904
Germain, 1904, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 10: 469.
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 557, pl. lith. fig. 5.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0309, Territore de Chari, Mamoun, pays de Senoussi.

Spatha (Leptospatha) decorsei var. sinuata Germain, 1904
Germain, 1904, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 10: 469.
(homonym of Spatha sinuata Martens, 1883; intro'd as intra-sp. of Spatha (Leptospatha) decorsei Germain, 1904; renamed Spatha decorsei var. persinuata Germain, 1907)
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0202, Territoire du Chari, Mamoun.

Spatha bourguignati Germain, 1906
‘Bourguignat’ of Authors.
Germain, 1906, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 12: 174.
Kobelt, 1911, Nachr. Bl. Dtsch. Malak. Ges. 1911: 58.
Lévèque, 1974, Cah. O.R.S.T.O.M., Sér. Hydrobiol. 8: 1009, pl. 2, figs. 5-8.
(misidentified reference to Spatha bourguignati Bourguignat, 1885)

Mutelina complanata var. abbreviata Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 68.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mutelina complanata Jousseaume, 1886)

Mutelina complanata var. curta Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 68.
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 574.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mutelina complanata Jousseaume, 1886)

Mutelina complanata var. elongata Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 573.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Mutelina complanata Jousseaume, 1886)

Spatha decorsei var. persinuata Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 558, fig. 93.
(new name for Spatha (Leptospatha) decorsei var. sinuata Germain, 1904; intro'd as intra-sp. of Spatha (Leptospatha) decorsei Germain, 1904)

Spatha (Leptospatha) cryptoradiata Germain, 1907
Germain, 1907, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 562.
Germain, 1911, Doc. Scientif. Miss. Tilho 2: 50.
(misidentified reference to Spatha cryptoradiata Putzeys, 1898)

Spatha (Leptospatha) pfeifferi Germain, 1907
‘Bernardi’ of Authors.
‘Bernardi’ Germain, 1907, L’Afrique Centrale Française: 560.
‘Bernardi’ Lévèque, 1974, Cah. O.R.S.T.O.M., Sér. Hydrobiol. 8: 110.
(misidentified reference to Margaritana pfeifferiana Bernardi, 1860; error for Margaritana pfeifferiana Bernardi, 1860)

Spatha (Leptospatha) stuhlmanni Germain, 1909
of Authors.
Germain, 1909, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 15: 211.
Franc, 1949, J. de Conch. 9: 164.
(misidentified reference to Spatha stuhlmanni Martens, 1897)

Aspatharia (Aspatharia) pfeifferiana Haas, 1929
Haas, 1929, Zool. Jahresber. 57: 162.
(misidentified reference to Margaritana pfeifferiana Bernardi, 1860)

Aspatharia senegalensis var. protchei Franc, 1949
Franc, 1949, J. de Conch. 9: 162.
(misidentified reference to Spathella protchei Rochebrune, 1886)

Aspatharia nigeriensis Daget, 1962
Daget, 1962, J. de Conch. 102: 25, figs. 14-15.
Daget, 1998, Cat. Bivalves Africains: 101.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0261, Boussa, Nigeria.

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