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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 Graf & Cummings (2007), 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

Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2007. Preliminary review of the freshwater mussels (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionoida) of northern Africa, with an emphasis on the Nile. Journal of the Egyptian German Society of Zoology 53D: 89-119.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Anodonta cygnea (Linnaeus, 1758)
+ Mytilus anatinus Linnaeus, 1758

Aspatharia chaiziana (Rang, 1835)
+ Spatha innesi Pallary, 1903

Aspatharia dahomeyensis (Lea, 1859)

Aspatharia divaricata (von Martens, 1897)

Aspatharia marnoi (Jickeli, 1874)
+ Spathella fourtaui Pallary, 1903

Aspatharia pfeifferiana (Bernardi, 1860)

Aspatharia subreniformis (Sowerby, 1867)

Chambardia bourguignati (Bourguignat, 1885)

Chambardia letourneuxi Servain, 1890

Chambardia rubens (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Anodonta arcuta Cailliaud, 1823
+ Anodonta arcuata Martens, 1866

Chambardia trapezia (von Martens, 1897)

Chambardia trapezia ovoidea (Mandahl-Barth, 1988)

Chambardia wahlbergi guillaini (R├ęcluz, 1850)

Chambardia wahlbergi hartmanni (von Martens, 1866)

Chambardia wahlbergi tabula (Sowerby, 1867)

Chambardia wahlbergi wahlbergi (Krauss, 1848)

Chambardia welwitschi (Morelet, 1868)

Coelatura aegyptiaca (Cailliaud, 1827)
+ Unio bourguignati Landrin, 1864
+ Caelatura (Horusia) bourguignati Ibrahim et al., 1999

Coelatura alluaudi (Dautzenberg, 1908)

Coelatura bakeri (H. Adams, 1866)

Coelatura cridlandi Mandahl-Barth, 1954

Coelatura hauttecoeuri (Bourguignat, 1883)

Coelatura rothschildi (Neuville & Anthony, 1906)

Coelatura stagnorum (Dautzenberg, 1890)
+ Pharaonia bourguignati Rochebrune, 1886

Coelatura stuhlmanni (von Martens, 1897)

Etheria elliptica Lamarck, 1807

Mutela alluaudi Germain, 1909

Mutela bourguignati Bourguignat, 1885

Mutela dubia dubia (Gmelin, 1791)

Mutela dubia emini von Martens, 1897

Mutela dubia garambae Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Mutela dubia nilotica (Cailliaud, 1823)
+ Mutelina singularis Pallary, 1924

Mutela rostrata (Rang, 1835)

Nitia acuminata (H. Adams, 1866)

Nitia chefneuxi (Neuville & Anthony, 1906)

Nitia monceti (Bourguignat, 1883)

Nitia teretiuscula (Philippi, 1847)
+ Unio mutelaeformis Germain, 1906

Potomida littoralis (Lamarck, 1801)

Potomida littoralis fellmanni (Deshayes, 1848)

Pseudunio auricularia (Spengler, 1793)

Pseudunio auricularia marocana (Pallary, 1918)

Unio abyssinicus von Martens, 1866
+ Unio willcocksi Newton, 1899
+ Unio fayumensis Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Unio mancus (Lamarck, 1819)
+ Unio elongatula C. Pfeiffer, 1825
+ Unio durieui Deshayes, 1847
+ Unio dembeae Reeve, 1865

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