Scientific Name
Chambardia letourneuxi
Species Authority
Servain, 1890
See Notes
Common Name
Lower Nile, Egypt
Last Record
Early 1900's
IUCN status
TSE forum thread
16 shells (two halves per shell), exist in museum collections:

BMNH 1937-12-30-13154
SMF 12208
MNHN MP 0862
MNHN MP 0922
MNHN MP 0924
USNM 126496
MCZ MP.222
UMMZ 111963
USNM 86768
ANSP 47576

For phtographs of all specimens see [url=]here[/url].

Chambardia bourguignati Servain, 1890
Chambardia locardiana Servain, 1890
Chambardia pharaonum Servain, 1890
Chambardia rhynchoidea Servain, 1890
Chambardia rhynchonella Servain, 1890
Chambardia letourneuxiana Simpson, 1900
Chambardia locardi Pallary, 1909
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]

Servain, G. (1890). [url=]Des Acéphales lamellibranches fluviatiles du système Européen[/url]. Bulletins de la Société Malacologique de France 7: 281-323.

[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]

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

Graf, D. and Cummings, K. (2007). Preliminary review of the freshwater mussels (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionoida) of northern Africa with an emphasis on the Nile. Journal Egyptian German Society of Zoology.

Van Damme, D. & Ghamizi, M. (2010). Chambardia letourneuxi. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. ( Downloaded on 29 January 2012.