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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 | Veneroida | Cyrenoidea | Cyrenidae | Corbicula

species Corbicula africana (Krauss, 1848): synonymy
     7 specimens available.

Cyrena africana Krauss, 1848
Krauss, 1848, Südafrik. Moll.: 8, pl. 1, fig. 8.

Cyrena gauritziana Krauss, 1848
Krauss, 1848, Südafrik. Moll.: 8. [nomen nudum]
(intro'd as syn of Cyrena africana Krauss, 1848)

Cyrena africana var. albida Krauss, 1848
Krauss, 1848, Südafrik. Moll.: 8.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Cyrena africana Krauss, 1848)

Cyrena africana var. olivacea Krauss, 1848
Krauss, 1848, Südafrik. Moll.: 8.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Cyrena africana Krauss, 1848)

Corbicula kirkii Prime, 1867
Prime, 1867, Ann. Lyc. Natur. Hist. 8: 66, fig. 12.

Corbicula radiata Smith, 1877
Smith, 1877, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1877: 718.
(misidentified reference to Cyrena radiata Philippi, 1846; renamed Corbicula nyassana Bourguignat, 1889)

Corbicula natalensis Clessin, 1879
‘Krauss’ Clessin, 1879, Conch. Cab. 9(3): 155, pl. 27, figs. 19-21.

Corbicula oliphantensis Craven, 1880
Craven, 1880, unknown publication: 618, pl. 57, fig. 12.

Corbicula nyassana Bourguignat, 1889
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 6: 37.
(new name for Corbicula radiata Smith, 1877)

Corbicula astartina Haas, 1936
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 431: 42.
(misidentified reference to Cyrena astartina Martens, 1860)

Corbicula quinzii Connolly, 1939
Connolly, 1939, Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 33: 621.

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