Coelatura horei

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Coelatura horei
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Unionida
Family: Unionidae
Genus: Coelatura
C. horei
Binomial name
Coelatura horei
  • Unio Horei E. A. Smith, 1880[2]
  • Unio bohmi von Martens, 1897
  • Unio calathus Bourguignat, 1885
  • Unio charbonnieri Bourguignat, 1886
  • Unio gereti Preston, 1910
  • Unio gerrardi von Martens, 1897
  • Unio randibeli Bourguignat, 1886

Coelatura horei is a species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusk in the family Unionidae, the river mussels.

This species is found in Africa, in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Tanzania.[1] Its natural habitat is freshwater lakes.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Lange C. N., Ngereza C. & Nicayenzi F. (2004). Coelatura horei. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine Downloaded on 6 August 2007.
  2. ^ a b Smith E. A. (1880). "Diagnoses of new shells from Lake Tanganyika and East Africa". Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5)6: 425-430.