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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 Ancey (1888), 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

Ancey, C.F. 1888. Catalogue des mollusques terrestres et fluviatiles récoltés sur la cote occidentale d’Afrique par M. le Cap. Vignon. Bulletins de la Société Malacologique de France 5: 65-76.

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Attributed Species Names

Anodonta vignonana Musgrave, 1863
‘Bernardi’ of Authors.
Musgrave, 1863, Phot. Conch. of Conch. Misc. Hanley: pl. 1, fig. 1.
Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 25, sp. 120; errata [changed to ‘vignouanus’].
Sowerby, 1870, Conch. Icon. 17: pl. 29, sp. 116.
Ancey, 1888, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 5: 74, footnote.
(error for Margaritana vignouana Bernardi, 1859)

Spatha vignoni Ancey, 1888
Ancey, 1888, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 5: 74.
(new name for Margaritana vignouana Bernardi, 1859)

Taxonomic Opinions

Aetheria semilunata (Lamarck)
+ Etheria plumbea FĂ©russac, 1824

Anodonta chaiziana Rang

Iridina dubius (Gmelin)

Iridina exotica Lam.

Iridina ovata Swainson

Iridina rubens Deshayes

Unio aegyptiacus Cailliaud

Unio niloticus Cailliaud

Unio pfeifferianus (Bernardi)

Unio vignoni Bernardi
+ Margaritana vignouana Bernardi, 1859

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