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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 Germain (1908), 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

Germain, L. 1908. Contributions à la faune Malacologique de l’Afrique équatoriale, XV Sur un noveau Chelidonopsis du Congo. Bulletin du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle 14: 160-163.

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Attributed Genus Names

Chelidoneura Simpson, 1900
‘Rochebrune’ of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 906 [corrected on the errata sheet].
Germain, 1908, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 14: 160, footnote.
(error for Chelidonura Rochebrune, 1886)

Attributed Species Names

Chelidonopsis roubaudi Germain, 1908
Germain, 1908, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 14: 161, figs. 31, 33.
Germain, 1909, Arch. Zool. exp. gén. 1: 4-34, figs. 1, 4, 6.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_0293, bord du fleuve Congo, Brazzaville.

Taxonomic Opinions

Chelidonopsis arietina (Rochebrune, 1886)

Chelidonopsis roubaudi Germain, nov. sp.

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