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

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This page documents data for Franc (1949), such as genera and species attributed to that publication (including known misspellings, misidentifications, and other unavailable names) as well as taxonomic opinions, if available. Taxonomic opinions refer to uses of genera and species as valid and invalid in that work.

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Publication information

Franc, A. 1949. Unionidae d’Afrique occidentale Française recueilles par Th. Monod. Journal de Conchyliologie 9: 157-187.

Attributed Genus Names

Caelatura Conrad, 1853
‘Conrad’ of Authors.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6: 267 [as ‘Cælatura’].
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 820 [as ‘Cælatura’].
Pallary, 1909, Mém. Inst. Égypte 6(1): 76.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1019.
Germain, 1918, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 24: 41.
Germain, 1919, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 25: 122.
Germain, 1921, Faun. malac. Terr. e Fluv. Iles Mascareignes: 403.
Pallary, 1924, Mém. Inst. Égypte 7 (n.s.): 42.
Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927, Bull. AMNH 53: 399.
Haas, 1927, Senckenbergiana 9: 21.
Haas, 1929, Senckenbergiana 11: 111.
Bloomer, 1932, Proc. Malac. Soc. London 20: 168.
Thiele, 1934, Handb. Syst. Weichtierk. 3: 1248.
Haas, 1936, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 431: 54.
Dartevelle & Schwetz, 1937, Ann. Soc. Roy. Zool. Belgique 68: 60.
Haas, 1940, Zool. Ser. Field Mus. Nat. Hist. 24: 140.
Modell, 1942, Arch. Moll. 74(5/6): 190.
Bloomer, 1946, Proc. Malac. Soc. London 27: 68.
Bloomer, 1949, Proc. Malac. Soc. London 27: 241.
Franc, 1949, J. de Conch. 9: 158.
Leloup, 1950, Res. Sci. Explor. Hydrob. Lac Tanganyika (1946-1947) 3: 40.
Mongin, 1963, Mém. Soc. Géol. France 96: 10.
Modell, 1964, Arch. Moll. 93: 116.
Mandahl-Barth, 1968, Expl. Hydrobiol. Bangweulu-Luapula 12: 51.
Starobogatov, 1970, Fauna Moll. Continent.: 64.
Fischer-Piette & Métivier, 1974, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 133: 10.
Appleton, 1979, Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 77(9): 154.
Kenmuir, 1980, Trans. Zimbabwe Sci. Assoc. 60(2): 7.
Curtis & Appleton, 1987, Jour. SWA Sci. Soc. 40-41: 50.
Ibrahim et al., 1999, EEAA Nat. Biodiv. Unit (10): 74.
Millard, 2001, Class. Moll. (3): 1061.
(incorrect original spelling of Coelatura Conrad, 1853)

Attributed Species Names

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)

Spatha brumpti Franc, 1949
Franc, 1949, J. de Conch. 9: 171.
(reference to Spathella brumpti Rochebrune & Germain, 1904)

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

Mutela carrei Franc, 1949
‘Putzeys’ Franc, 1949, J. de Conch. 9: 181, figs. 9, 11.
(misidentified reference to Burtonia carrei Putzeys, 1898)

Mutela franci Daget, 1964
‘Putzeys’ Franc, 1949, J. de Conch. 9: 181, figs. 9, 11 [as ‘Mutela carrei’].
Daget, 1964, J. de Conch. 104: 10, figs. 8-10c.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0250, Zone d’inondation du Moyen-Niger.

Taxonomic Opinions

Aetheria elliptica Lamarck

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) adansoni Jousseaume

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) brumpti Rochebrune et Germain

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) chaiziana (Rang)

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) chaiziana var. rochebrunei Jousseaume

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) rubens Lamarck

Aspatharia (Spathopsis) wissmanni E. v. Martens
+ Spatha bellamyi Jousseaume, 1886

Aspatharia (s.s.) decorsei Germain

Aspatharia (s.s.) mabillei Jousseaume

Aspatharia (s.s.) mabillei var. chapini Pilsbry et Bequaert

Aspatharia (s.s.) senegalensis Lea

Aspatharia (s.s.) senegalensis var. protchei Rochebrune
+ Spatha divaricata Martens, 1897
+ Spatha cryptoradiata Putzeys, 1898

Aspatharia (s.s.) senegalensis var. sinuata Martens
+ Mutela lukuluensis Preston, 1913
+ Mutela mathildae Preston, 1913

Aspatharia (s.s.) stuhlmanni Martens

Caelatura [sic] aegyptiaca Cailliaud

Caelatura [sic] aegyptiaca var. moptiensis Germain

Caelatura [sic] aequatoria (Morelet)

Caelatura [sic] lacoini Germain

Caelatura [sic] nguigmiensis Germain

Mutela carrei Putzeys

Mutela complanata Jousseaume

Mutela dubia Gmelin

Mutela dubia var. angustata Sowerby

Mutela dubia var. emini Martens

Mutela dubia var. exotica Lamarck

Mutela joubini Germain

Mutela rostrata Rang

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