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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 Bourguignat (1889), 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

Bourguignat, J.R. 1889. Mollusques de l’Afrique Équatoriale de Moguedouchou a Bagamoyo et de Bagamoyo au Tanganika. 229 pp., 8 pls.

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Attributed Genus Names

Pharaonia Jousseaume, 1886
Bourguignat, 1880, Mater. Moll. Acécphales Syst. Europ. 1: 3 [nomen nudum].
Jousseaume, 1886, Bull. Soc. Zool. France 11: 486.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 47, pl. 21.
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 191.
Type species: Pharaonia bellamyi Jousseaume, 1886 (sub. desig. by Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927: 399) = Coelatura aegyptiaca

Spathella Bourguignat, 1886
Bourguignat, 1886, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 14.
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 195.
(homonym of J. Hall, 1885 [Modiomorphidae]; intro'd as sub-gen. of Spatha Lea, 1838; renamed Leptospatha Rochebrune & Germain, 1904)
Type species: Spatha petersi Martens, 1860 (sub. desig. by Bourguignat, 1889: 195, footnote) = Chambardia petersi

Attributed Species Names

Spatha bourguignati Bourguignat, 1886
‘Ancey, in litt.’ Bourguignat, 1886, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 12.
‘Ancey, in litt.’ Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 197, pl. 8, fig. 1-2.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0169, Côte meridionale de l’Oukerewe.

Corbicula subtruncatula Bourguignat, 1889
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 190. [nomen nudum]
(incorrect original spelling of Corbicula subtruncata Germain, 1906)

Corbicula degousei Bourguignat, 1889
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 190. [nomen nudum]
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNHN_MP_3510, Kyngani.

Spathella bloyeti Bourguignat, 1889
Bourguignat, 1886, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 14. [nomen nudum]
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 198, pl. 8, fig. 3.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0177, Makata, affluent superior du Vouami (Ousaghara).

Spathella spathuliformis Bourguignat, 1889
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 199, pl. 8, fig. 4.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0305, Cours du Magogo, a Ounyangouira (Ougogo).

Spathella nyassana Bourguignat, 1889
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 6: 39.
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 196.
(new name for Spatha nyassaensis Lea, 1864)

Corbicula subtruncata Germain, 1906
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 190 [as ‘Corbicula subtruncatula’]. [nomen nudum]
“Bourguignat” Germain, 1906, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 12: 582, fig. 17c.
(correct name for Corbicula subtruncatula Bourguignat, 1889)
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_3544, fleuve Kingani.

Corbicula subtruncata var. aegyptiaca Germain, 1909
Bourguignat, 1889, Moll. Afrique Équatoriale: 190 [as ‘Corbicula ægyptiaca’]. [nomen nudum]
Germain, 1909, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 15(7): 582, fig. 17b.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Corbicula subtruncatula Bourguignat, 1889)
Type(s): TYPES MNHN_MP_3498, Egypte / Kyngani.

Taxonomic Opinions

Corbicula degousei Bourguignat, 1885

Corbicula subtruncatula Bourguignat, 1885

Corbicula ægyptiaca Bourguignat, 1885

Pharaonia bellamyi (Jousseaume)

Pharaonia bourguignati (de Rochebrune)

Pharaonia essoensis (Chaper)

Pharaonia juliani (Rang)

Spathella adansoni Jousseaume

Spathella bloyeti Bourguignat

Spathella bourguignati Ancey, in litt.

Spathella nyassana Bourguignat
+ Spatha nyassaensis Lea, 1864

Spathella petersi Bourguignat

Spathella pfeifferiana Bourguignat

Spathella protchei Rochebrune

Spathella sinuata Bourguignat

Spathella spathuliformis Bourguignat

Spathella wahlbergi Bourguignat

Unio billottianus Charmes

Unio dumesnilianus Charmes

Unio euphymus Charmes

Unio ledoulxianus Charmes

Unio mossambicensis Peters mss, in Martens

Unio ratidotus Charmes

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