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Nyassunio nyassaensis (I. Lea, 1864)

1355469  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1355469)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Unio nyassaensis I. Lea, 1864) Lea I. (1864). Descriptions of six new species of Unionidæ from Lake Nyassa, Central Africa, &c. <em>Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> 16: 108-109 [after 25 April 1864, before 30 June 1864]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26360732#page/118/mode/1up
page(s): 108 [details]   
Note Lake Nyassa, Africa  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Lake Nyassa, Africa [details]
Distribution Africa, Lake Malawi  
Distribution Africa, Lake Malawi [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Nyassunio nyassaensis (I. Lea, 1864). Accessed at: http://www.molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1355469 on 2020-09-29
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original description  (of Unio nyassaensis I. Lea, 1864) Lea I. (1864). Descriptions of six new species of Unionidæ from Lake Nyassa, Central Africa, &c. <em>Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> 16: 108-109 [after 25 April 1864, before 30 June 1864]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26360732#page/118/mode/1up
page(s): 108 [details]   

original description  (of Unio (Nodularia) nyassanus var. hercules Preston, 1913) Preston, H.B. (1913). New species and varieties of terrestrial and fluviatile shells from Equatorial Africa. Revue de Zoologie Africaine, 3 (1): 47-62, 212, pl. 4-6. Bruxelles [15 September].
page(s): 59, pl. 4, fig. 10. [details]   

original description  (of Unio kirkii I. Lea, 1864) Lea I. (1864). Descriptions of six new species of Unionidæ from Lake Nyassa, Central Africa, &c. <em>Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> 16: 108-109 [after 25 April 1864, before 30 June 1864]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26360732#page/118/mode/1up
page(s): 108 [details]   

original description  (of Unio aferula I. Lea, 1864) Lea I. (1864). Descriptions of six new species of Unionidæ from Lake Nyassa, Central Africa, &c. <em>Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> 16: 108-109 [after 25 April 1864, before 30 June 1864]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26360732#page/118/mode/1up
page(s): 109 [details]   

basis of record Graf, D. L.; Cummings, K. S. (2011). Freshwater mussel (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionoida) richness and endemism in the ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar based on comprehensive museum sampling. <em>Hydrobiologia.</em> 678(1): 17-36., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-011-0810-5
page(s): 24 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Graf, D.; Cummings, K. (2019). Musselp database: The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves). , available online at http://mussel-project.uwsp.edu/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Distribution Africa, Lake Malawi [details]

Type locality Lake Nyassa, Africa [details]

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