Unio malgachensis Germain, 1911



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Invalid (nomen dubium) (Graf & Cummings, 2021)


Conservation Status

Invalid (nomen dubium)

Last record: 1908-1909

IUCN RedList status: Extinct





Biology & Ecology










Van Damme, D. 2016. Unio malgachensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T91292882A91292891. Downloaded on 03 March 2018.

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.

Haas, F. (1969). Superfamilia Unionacea. Das Tierreich, Lief. 88. Walter de Gruyter and Co., Berlin, 663 pp.


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