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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 documents data for Smith (1891), 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

Smith, E.A. 1891. Notes on African Mollusca. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 8: 317-324.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio verreauxi Smith, 1891
‘Kuster’ of Authors.
Smith, 1891, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 8: 319.
Sturany, 1899, Denk. Ak. Wien 67: 627.
Connolly, 1925, Rec. Albany Mus. 3: [1].
Connolly, 1939, Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 33: 608.
Heard & Vail, 1976, Zool. Africana 11(1): 45.
(error for Unio verrauxi Küster, 1856)

Taxonomic Opinions

Mutela wahlbergi (Krauss)
+ Spatha natalensis Lea, 1864

Unio caffer Krauss, 1848
+ Unio caffer Küster, 1856
+ Unio caffer Küster, 1856
+ Unio verreauianus Lea, 1856
+ Unio africanus Lea, 1856
+ Unio natalensis Lea, 1864
+ Unio verrauianus Sowerby, 1868
+ Unio vaalensis Chaper, 1885

Unio kunenensis Mousson, 1887

Unio verreauxi [sic] Charpenier, MSS., Küster

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