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Eupera crassa (Mandahl-Barth, 1954)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Byssanodonta crassa Mandahl-Barth, 1954

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1954

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

Lake Victoria, East Africa

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Mandahl-Barth, G. 1954. The freshwater mollusks of Uganda and adjacent territories. Ann. Mus. r. Congo belge 8° Zool 32: 1-206.

 

Other references:

Azevedo, J.F., de, Medeiros, L.M. de and Faro, M.M. 1961. Freshwater molluscs of the Portuguese overseas provinces, 3. Molluscs of Moçambique. Estudos, Ensaios e Documentos Ultramar, Lisbóa 88: 394.

Cowie, Robert H., Régnier, Claire, Fontaine, Benoît, and Bouchet, Philippe. (2017). Measuring the Sixth Extinction: what do mollusks tell us? The Nautilus 131(1): 3-41.

Daget, J. 1998. Catalogue raisonne des mollusques bivalves d'eau douce africans. Backhuys, Leiden & Orstom, Paris.

Mandahl-Barth, G. 1988. Studies on African Freshwater Bivalves. Danish Bilharziasis Laboratory, Charlottenlund, Denmark.

Muli, J.R. and Mavuti, K.M. 2001. The benthic macrofauna community of Kenyan waters of Lake Victoria. Hydrobiologia 458: 83-90.

Muli, J.R., Mwebaza-Ndawula, L., Mwambungu, J.A., Sekiranda, S. and Gandhi, W.P. 2004. Macroinvertebrates Communities. In: P. Kansoma (ed.), Aquatic Biodiversity of Lake Victoria Basin: its conservation and sustainable uses.

Seddon, M.B., Lange, C. & Van Damme, D. 2017. Eupera crassa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T184496A110712506. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-2.RLTS.T184496A110712506.en. Downloaded on 02 May 2018.

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