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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 Heard & Vail (1976), 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

Heard, W.H. & V.A. Vail. 1976. The systematic position of Unio caffer (Pelecypoda: Unionoida: Unionidae). Zoologica Africana 11(1): 45-58.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio verreauxi E.A. Smith, 1891
‘Kuster’ of Authors.
E.A. 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

Unio caffer Krauss
+ Unio verrauxi K├╝ster, 1856
+ Unio (Cafferia) connollyi Pilsbry, 1923

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