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Pleiodon spekii  (Woodward, 1859)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 983940

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Iridina spekii Woodward, 1859
    Cameronia anceyi Bourguignat, 1885
    Cameronia bourguignati Bourguignat, 1885
    Cameronia giraudi Bourguignat, 1885
    Cameronia marioniana Bourguignat, 1885
    Cameronia revoiliana Bourguignat, 1885
    Cameronia admirabilis Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia bridouxi Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia charbonnieri Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia complanata Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia coulboisi Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia dromauxi Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia gigantea Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia guillemeti Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia josseti Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia jouberti Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia landeaui Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia lavigeriana Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia locardiana Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia mabilliana Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia moineti Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia obtusa Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia paradoxa Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia pulchella Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia randabeli Bourguignat, 1886
    Cameronia vynckei Bourguignat, 1886
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                            SuperfamilyEtherioidea Deshayes, 1830  
                               FamilyIridinidae Swainson, 1840  
                                  SubfamilyIridininae Swainson, 1840  
                                     GenusPleiodon Conrad, 1834  
                                        SpeciesPleiodon spekii (Woodward, 1859)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: MUSSEL Project Web Site, website (version 08Aug2013)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2013. The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves), updated 8 August 2013. MUSSEL Project Web Site,   
  Reference for: Pleiodon spekii   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Daget, J.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue raisonné des Mollusques bivalves d'eau douce africains   
  Page(s): 329   
  Publisher: Backhuys Publishers   
  Publication Place: Leiden, The Netherlands   
  ISBN/ISSN: 90-73348-98-6   
  Reference for: Pleiodon spekii   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Graf, Daniel L., and Kevin S. Cummings  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Review of the systematics and global diversity of freshwater mussel species (Bivalvia: Unionoida)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Molluscan Studies, vol. 73, part 4   
  Page(s): 291-314   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0260-1230   
  Notes: doi: 10.1093/mollus/eym029   
  Reference for: Pleiodon spekii   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Graf, Daniel L., and Kevin S. Cummings  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Freshwater mussel (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionoida) richness and endemism in the ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar based on comprehensive museum sampling   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Hydrobiologia, vol. 678, no. 1   
  Page(s): 17-36   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0018-8158   
  Notes: doi: 10.1007/s10750-011-0810-5   
  Reference for: Pleiodon spekii   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  



  Comment: Endemic to Lake Tanganyika, Africa  



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