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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 Kat (1987), 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

Kat, P.W. 1987. Biogeography and evolution of African freshwater molluscs: implications of a Miocene assemblage from Rusinga Island, Kenya. Palaeontology 30(4): 733-742.

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Attributed Species Names

Pleiodon lanceolatum Kat, 1987
Kat, 1987, Palaeontology 30(4): 737, text fig. 2A.

Pleiodon rusingae Kat, 1987
Kat, 1987, Palaeontology 30(4): 737, text fig. 2D.

Taxonomic Opinions

Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807

Pleiodon lanceolatum sp. nov.

Pleiodon moharensis (Gautier, 1965)
+ Iridina (Pliodon) subelongata Gautier, 1965

Pleiodon rusingae sp. nov.

Pleiodon tavernieri (Gautier, 1965)

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