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Unio madagascariensis Sganzin, 1841

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1841 or before

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Madagascar (eastern)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Sganzin, V. (1841). Catalogue des coquilles aux Îles de France, de Bourbon et de Madagascar. Mémoires de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Strasbourg 8: 1-30.

 

Other references:

Anonymous. 1840. Notices statistiques sur les possessions françaises à Madagascar, îles Saint-Pierre et Miquelon. In: Roussin, A (ed.) (ed.), Notices statistiques sur les possessions françaises à Madagascar, îles Saint-Pierre et Miquelon, pp. 216pp. Imprimerie Royale, Paris.

Graf, Daniel L. and Cummings, Kevin S. (2009). Actual and alleged freshwater mussels (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionoida) from Madagascar and the Mascarenes, with description of a new genus, Germainaia. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 158(1): 221-238.

Graf, Daniel L. and Cummings, Kevin S. (2021). A ‘big data’ approach to global freshwater mussel diversity (Bivalvia: Unionoida), with an updated checklist of genera and species. Journal of Molluscan Studies 87(1): eyaa034.

Van Damme, D. 2016. Unio madagascariensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T91292433A91292440. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T91292433A91292440.en. Downloaded on 17 December 2016.

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