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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 et al. (2014), 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., A.J. Geneva, J.M. Pfeiffer & A.D. Chilala. 2014. Phylogenetic analysis of Prisodontopsis Tomlin, 1928 and Mweruella Haas, 1936 (Bivalvia: Unionidae) from Lake Mweru (Congo Basin) supports a Quaternary radiation in the Zambian Congo. Journal of Molluscan Studies 80: 303-314.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Coelatura aegyptiaca (Cailliaud, 1827)
+ Unio niloticus Cailliaud, 1827
+ Unio rugifer Küster, 1856
+ Pharaonia bellamyi Jousseaume, 1886
+ Reneus reneus Jousseaume, 1886

Coelatura choziensis (Preston, 1910)
+ Coelatura mweruensis Bolotov et al., 2017

Coelatura cridlandi (Mandahl-Barth, 1954)

Coelatura gabonensis (Küster, 1862)
+ Zairia elegans Rochebrune, 1886
+ Caelatura (s.s.) mesafricana Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927

Coelatura hauttecoeuri (Bourguignat, 1883)
+ Unio ruellani Bourguignat, 1883

Coelatura kunenensis (Mousson, 1887)

Coelatura leopoldvillensis (Putzeys, 1898)
+ Caelatura graueri Haas, 1927

Coelatura lobensis (Frierson, 1913)

Coelatura luapulaensis (Preston, 1913)
+ Coelatura mweruensis Bolotov et al., 2017

Coelatura mossambicensis (von Martens, 1860)
+ Indonaia framesi Connolly, 1925

Coelatura stagnorum (Dautzenberg, 1890)

Margaritifera margaritifera (L., 1758)

Nitia teretiuscula (Philippi, 1847)

Parreysia tavoyensis (Gould, 1843)

Prisodontopsis aviculaeformis (F.R. Woodward, 1991)
+ Coelatura mweruensis Bolotov et al., 2017

Prisodontopsis mweruensis (E.A. Smith, 1908)

Unio pictorum (L., 1758)

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