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Mutela alata (I. Lea, 1864)

1353862  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1353862)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Spatha alata 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]   
Note Africa, Nyasa Lake  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Africa, Nyasa Lake [details]
Distribution Africa, Lake Malawi and the Shiré River Basin  
Distribution Africa, Lake Malawi and the Shiré River Basin [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Mutela alata (I. Lea, 1864). Accessed at: http://www.molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1353862 on 2020-12-04
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original description  (of Spatha alata 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]   

original description  (of Mutela cuneata Preston, 1910) Preston, H.B. (1910). Further additions to the molluscan fauna of Central Africa. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (8) 6 (31): 58-64, pl. 4-5. London. [1 July].
page(s): 62, pl. 5, fig. 13. [details]   

original description  (of Mutela opalescens Preston, 1910) Preston, H.B. (1910). Further additions to the molluscan fauna of Central Africa. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (8) 6 (31): 58-64, pl. 4-5. London. [1 July].
page(s): 62, pl. 4, fig. 12. [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 and the Shiré River Basin [details]

Type locality Africa, Nyasa Lake [details]

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