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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 Sturany (1894), 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

Sturany, R. 1894. Ueber die Molluskenfauna Centralafrikas. [in] Baumann, Durch Massailand zur Nilquelle, Reisen und Forschungen der Massai-Expedition des deutchen Antisklaverei-Komite in den Jahren 1891-1893: 297-322.

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Attributed Species Names

Pleiodon spekei E.A. Smith, 1880
‘Woodward’ of Authors.
E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1880: 350.
E.A. Smith, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1881: 296.
Sturany, 1894, Durch Massailand zur Nilquelle: 302.
Martens, 1897, Besch. Weich. Deutsch Ost Afr. 4: 256.
E.A. Smith, 1904, Proc. Malac. Soc. London 6(2): 102.
(error for Iridina (Pleiodon) spekii Woodward, 1859)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1859-12-23-8, Lake Tanganyika.

Spatha martensi Sturany, 1894
Sturany, 1894, Durch Massailand zur Nilquelle: 308, pl. 25, fig. 39.

Spatha baumanni Sturany, 1894
Sturany, 1894, Durch Massailand zur Nilquelle: 308, pl. 25, fig. 38.

Taxonomic Opinions

Aetheria elliptica Lam.

Cameronia admirabilis Bourg.

Cameronia spekei (Woodw.) Bourg.
+ Iridina (Pleiodon) spekii Woodward, 1859

Corbicula pusilla Phil.
+ Cyrena africana var. albida Krauss, 1848
+ Corbicula jickeli Clessin, 1879

Corbicula radiata Phil.
+ Cyrena africana var. olivacea Krauss, 1848

Grandidieria insignis Ancey

Grandidieria rotundata Bourg.

Grandidieria smithi Bourg.

Grandidieria tanganikana Bourg.
+ Unio tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880

Spatha baumanni n. sp.

Spatha martensi n. sp.

Unio edwardsianus Bourg.

Unio hauttecoeuri Bourg.

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