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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. Mélanidées du Lac Nyassa suivies d’un aperçu comparatif sur la faune malacologique de ce lac avec celle du grand Lac Tanganika. Bulletins de la Société Malacologique de France 6: 1-66.

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Attributed Species Names

Unio vysseri Bourguignat, 1886
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 8, 21 [as ‘visseri’].
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 45.
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 6: 60.
(correct name for Unio visseri Bourguignat, 1886)

Unio vynckei Bourguignat, 1886
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 8, 18 [as ‘vinckei’].
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 45.
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 6: 60.
(correct name for Unio vinckei Bourguignat, 1886)
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_0190, Kibanga (Lac Tanganyika).

Unio nyassanus Bourguignat, 1889
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 6: 38.
(new name for Unio nyassaensis Lea, 1864)

Aetheria tanganikana Bourguignat, 1889
‘Lamarck’ E.A. Smith, 1880, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1880: 352 [as ‘Aetheria elliptica’].
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 6: 65.

Unio hermosus Bourguignat, 1889
‘Lea’ E.A. Smith, 1881, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1881: pl. 34, fig. 34b. [in part]
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 6: 38.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_1880-12-20-130, Lake Nyassa.

Corbicula nyassana Bourguignat, 1889
‘Parreyss’ E.A. Smith, 1877, Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1877: 718.
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 6: 37.

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 giraudi Germain, 1906
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 6: 38. [nomen nudum]
Germain, 1906, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 12: 584.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN_MP_3530, Karunga.

Corbicula astartinella Germain, 1906
Bourguignat, 1889, Bull. Soc. Malac. France 6: 38. [nomen nudum]
‘Bourguignat’ Germain, 1906, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. 12: 584.

Taxonomic Opinions

Aetheria tanganikana Bourg.
+ Aetheria elliptica E.A. Smith, 1880

Brazzæa anceyi Bourg.

Brazzæa bourguignati Joubert, in Bourg.

Brazzæa bridouxi Bourg.

Brazzæa charbonnieri Bourg.

Brazzæa coulboisi Bourg.

Brazzæa elongata Bourg.

Brazzæa eximia Bourg.

Brazzæa jouberti Bourg.

Brazzæa lavigeriana Bourg.

Brazzæa moineti Bourg.

Brazzæa newcombiana Ancey in Bourg.

Brazzæa randabeli Bourg.

Brazzæa ventrosa Bourg.

Burtonia alata Bourg., 1888

Burtonia bourguignati Ancey in Bourg.

Burtonia bridouxi Bourg.

Burtonia contorta Bourg.

Burtonia elongata Bourg.

Burtonia jouberti Bourg.

Burtonia lavigeriana Bourg.

Burtonia livingstoniana Bourg.
+ Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880

Burtonia magnifica Bourg.

Burtonia moineti Bourg.

Burtonia subtriangularis Bourg.

Burtonia tanganikana Bourg.
+ Spatha tanganyicensis E.A. Smith, 1880

Cameronia admirabilis Bourg.

Cameronia anceyi Bourg.

Cameronia bourguignati Ancey, in Bourg.

Cameronia bridouxi Bourg.

Cameronia charbonnieri Bourg.

Cameronia complanata Bourg.

Cameronia coulboisi Bourg.

Cameronia dromauxi Bourg.

Cameronia gigantea Bourg.

Cameronia giraudi Bourg.

Cameronia guillemeti Bourg.

Cameronia josseti Bourg.

Cameronia jouberti Bourg.

Cameronia landeaui Bourg.

Cameronia lavigeriana Bourg.

Cameronia locardiana Bourg.

Cameronia mabilliana Bourg.

Cameronia marioniana Ancey, in Bourg.

Cameronia moineti Bourg.

Cameronia obtusa Bourg.

Cameronia paradoxa Bourg.

Cameronia pulchella Bourg.

Cameronia randabeli Bourg.

Cameronia revoiliana Bourg.

Cameronia spekei [sic] Woodward

Cameronia vynckei Bourg.

Corbicula astartina Prime

Corbicula astartinella Bourg., 1888, Spec. nov.

Corbicula giraudi Bourg., 1888, Spec. nov.

Corbicula nyassana Bourg., 1888
+ Cyrena (Corbicula) radiata E.A. Smith, 1877

Corbicula tanganikana Bourg.
+ Corbicula radiata var. tanganyicensis Crosse, 1881
+ Cyrena radiata E.A. Smith, 1881

Grandidieria anceyi Bourg.

Grandidieria burtoni Bourg.

Grandidieria callista Bourg.

Grandidieria corbicula Bourg.

Grandidieria cyrenopsis Bourg.

Grandidieria elongata Bourg.

Grandidieria giraudi Bourg.

Grandidieria granulosa Bourg.

Grandidieria gravida Bourg.

Grandidieria hauttecoeuri Bourg.

Grandidieria horei Bourg.

Grandidieria incarnata Bourg.

Grandidieria insignis Ancey in Bourg.

Grandidieria locardiana Bourg.

Grandidieria mira Bourg.

Grandidieria rostrata Bourg.

Grandidieria rotundata Bourg.

Grandidieria servainiana Bourg.
+ Unio burtoni E.A. Smith, 1881

Grandidieria singularis Bourg.

Grandidieria smithi Bourg.

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

Grandidieria ujijensis [sic] Bourg.
+ Unio thomsoni E.A. Smith, 1880

Moncetia anceyi Bourg.

Moncetia bridouxi Bourg.

Moncetia jouberti Bourg.

Moncetia lavigeriana Bourg.

Moncetia moineti Bourg.

Moncetia rochebruniana Bourg.

Mutela bridouxi Bourg.

Mutela jouberti Bourg.

Mutela lavigeriana Bourg.

Mutela moineti Bourg.

Mutela monceti Bourg.

Mutela soleniformis Bourg.
+ Iridina exotica E.A. Smith, 1880

Mutela vysseri Bourg.

Pisidium giraudi Bourg.

Pisidium hermosum Bourg.

Spathella nyassana Bourg., 1888
+ Spatha nyassaensis Lea, 1864

Unio aferulus Lea

Unio bridouxi Bourg.

Unio calathus Bourg.

Unio charbonnieri Bourg.

Unio coulboisi Bourg.

Unio dromauxi Bourg.

Unio guillemeti Bourg.

Unio hermosus Bourg., 1888, Sp. nov.
+ Unio nyassaensis E.A. Smith, 1881

Unio josseti Bourg.

Unio jouberti Bourg.

Unio kirki Lea

Unio lavigerianus Bourg.

Unio menardi Bourg.

Unio moineti Bourg.

Unio nyassanus Bourg.
+ Unio nyassaensis Lea, 1864

Unio randabeli Bourg.

Unio vynckei Bourg.

Unio vysseri Bourg.

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