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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Diplodon chilensis (Gray, 1828): species synonymy
  View specimens: 296 specimens, Red List Status: least concern

   Recent References
   = Diplodon chilensis. — Kongim et al. (2015).
   = Diplodon chilensis (Gray, 1828). — Marshall et al. (2014).
   = Diplodon (s.s.) chilensis (Gray, 1828). — Pereira et al. (2014).
   = Diplodon chilensis (Gray, 1828). — IUCN (2011).
   + Diplodon patagonicus d’Orbigny, 1835. — Bogan (2010).
   = Diplodon chilensis Gray, 1828. — Bogan (2010).
   = Diplodon chilensis. — Hoeh et al. (2009).
   = Diplodon chilensis chilensis (Gray, 1828). — Parada & Peredo (2008).
   = Diplodon (s.s.) chilensis (Gray, 1828). — Rumi et al. (2008).

Unio chilensis Gray, 1828.
Gray, 1828, Spicil. Zool.: “pl. 6, fig. 12” [never issued].
Type(s): BMNH_1986147, Chile ?.
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Unio childreni Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: pl. 20, fig. 1.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: 600.
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Unio smithii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: pl. 20, fig. 3.
Gray in Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: 600.
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Unio chinensis Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834.
Griffith & Pidgeon, 1834, [in] Cuvier, Animal Kingdom: 600.
(error for Unio chilensis Gray, 1828)
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Unio depressa d’Orbigny, 1835.
‘Lamarck’ d’Orbigny, 1835, Mag. Zool.: 34.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio depressa Lamarck, 1819)
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Unio obtusa d’Orbigny, 1835.
‘Féruss.’ d’Orbigny, 1835, Mag. Zool.: 35.
d’Orbigny, 1846, Voyage dans l’Amérique Méridionale: 610.
(prim. homonym of Unio obtusa Cuvier, 1817)
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Unio patagonica d’Orbigny, 1835.
d’Orbigny, 1835, Mag. Zool.: 37.
d’Orbigny, 1846, Voyage dans l’Amérique Méridionale: 610, pl. 70, figs. 1-4.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE BMNH_1854-12-4-850, Rio Negro, Patagonia.
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Unio atratus Sowerby, 1839.
Sowerby, 1839, Conch. Man.: 121, fig. 148.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio atrata Swainson, 1823)
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Unio auratus Hanley, 1843.
‘Swainson’ Of Authors.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 199 [as ‘Naia aurata’].
‘Swain.’ Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 33 [as ‘Niäa aurata’].
‘Swainson MS’ Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon.: pl. 29, sp. 150.
(reference to Unio auratus Philippi, 1847)
Type(s): FIGURED SPECIMEN BMNH_1965144, I. of Chiloe.
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Unio araucanus Philippi, 1847.
Philippi, 1847, Abbild. Beschr. Conch.: 50, pl. 3, fig. 3.
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Unio auratus Philippi, 1847.
‘Swainson’ Philippi, 1847, Abbild. Beschr. Conch.: 49, pl. 4, fig. 1.
(prim. homonym of Unio aurata Rafinesque, 1820)
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Unio molinae Philippi, 1847.
Philippi, 1847, Abbild. Beschr. Conch.: 50, pl. 4, fig. 4.
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Unio casaeblancae Philippi, 1848.
Philippi, 1848, Z. Malak.: 176.
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Unio casablancae Lea, 1852.
‘Philippi’ Of Authors.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 39.
Pfeiffer, 1869, Novit. Conch.: 481, pl. 104, figs. 1-2.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 53.
Parada & Peredo, 2002, Rev. Chilena Hist. Nat.: 693.
(error for Unio casaeblancae Philippi, 1848)
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Unio gassiesii Lea, 1852.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 33.
(error for Unio gassiei Küster, 1856)
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Unio gassiei Küster, 1856.
‘Grateloup teste Charpentier’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab.: 148, pl. 43, figs. 3-4.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN-IM-2000-1703, Rio Carampagua, S.O. de Concepcion, Chili.
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Unio limensis Küster, 1856.
‘Charpentier mss.’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab.: 146, pl. 42, fig. 7; pl. 43, fig. 1.
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Unio modestus Küster, 1856.
‘Charpentier mss.’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab.: 147, pl. 43, fig. 2.
Type(s): SYNTYPES SMF_4369, Valparaiso.
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Unio auratus Küster, 1861.
‘Swainson’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 161, pl. 46, fig. 3.
(reference to Unio auratus Philippi, 1847)
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Unio chiloensis Küster, 1861.
‘Philippi’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 161, pl. 35, fig. 6 [as ‘chiloënsis’].
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Unio aplatus Reeve, 1865.
‘Swainson ms’ Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon.: pl. 28, sp. 143.
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Unio fragilis Reeve, 1865.
‘Swainson MS’ Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon.: pl. 30, sp. 155.
(prim. homonym of Unio fragilis Rafinesque, 1820; renamed Diplodon cuprinus Simpson, 1900)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE BMNH_MP_365, Id. of Chiloe, Chile.
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Unio patagonicus Reeve, 1865.
‘d’Orbigny’ Reeve, 1865, Conch. Icon.: pl. 21, sp. 93.
(reference to Unio patagonica d’Orbigny, 1835)
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Unio auratus Sowerby, 1866.
‘Swainson’ Sowerby, 1866, Conch. Icon.: pl. 45, sp. 245.
(reference to Unio auratus Philippi, 1847)
Type(s): FIGURED SPECIMEN BMNH_1968864, (South America).
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Unio chilensis Sowerby, 1867.
‘Parreyss’ Sowerby, 1867, Conch. Icon.: pl. 56, sp. 286; errata.
(reference to Unio chilensis Gray, 1828)
Type(s): UNKNOWN BMNH_74-12-11-11, Chili.
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Unio longus Philippi, 1869.
Philippi, 1869, Malak. Blatt.: 44.
Pfeiffer, 1869, Novit. Conch.: 477, pl. 103, figs. 1-2.
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Unio montanus Philippi, 1869.
Philippi, 1869, Malak. Blatt.: 48.
Pfeiffer, 1869, Novit. Conch.: 482, pl. 104, figs. 3-4.
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Unio valdivianus Philippi, 1869.
Philippi, 1869, Malak. Blatt.: 48.
Pfeiffer, 1869, Novit. Conch.: 482, pl. 104, figs. 3-4.
Type(s): SYNTYPE SMF_3851, Valdivia, Chile.
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Unio colchaguensis Philippi, 1869.
Philippi, 1869, Malak. Blatt.: 47.
Pfeiffer, 1869, Novit. Conch.: 484, pl. 104, figs. 9-10.
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Unio diplodon Philippi, 1869.
Philippi, 1869, Malak. Blatt.: 46.
Pfeiffer, 1869, Novit. Conch.: 483, pl. 104, figs. 7-8.
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Unio foncki Philippi, 1869.
Philippi, 1869, Malak. Blatt.: 49.
Pfeiffer, 1869, Novit. Conch.: 483, pl. 104, figs. 5-6.
Type(s): SYNTYPE SMF_4322, Laguna Villavira, S. Chile.
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Unio ianthinus Philippi, 1869.
Philippi, 1869, Malak. Blatt.: 46.
Pfeiffer, 1869, Novit. Conch.: 485, pl. 104, figs. 11-12.
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Unio jacobaeus Philippi, 1869.
Philippi, 1869, Malak. Blatt.: 44.
Pfeiffer, 1869, Novit. Conch.: 478, sp. 635, pl. 103, figs. 3-4.
Type(s): SYNTYPE SMF_3850, Prov. Santiago, Chile.
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Unio landbecki Philippi, 1869.
Philippi, 1869, Malak. Blatt.: 45.
Pfeiffer, 1869, Novit. Conch.: 479, pl. 103, figs. 5-6.
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Unio arancanus Paetel, 1890.
‘Philippi’ Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml.: 144.
(error for Unio araucanus Philippi, 1847)
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Unio funcki Paetel, 1890.
‘Phl.’ Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml.: 153.
(error for Unio foncki Philippi, 1869)
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Unio frenzelii Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 111, pl. 4, fig. 14.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE SMF_3854, Patagonien.
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Unio frenzelii var. andina Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 113.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio frenzelii Ihering, 1893)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE SMF_3856, Patagonien am Fuss der Kordilleren.
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Diplodon frenzellii Simpson, 1900.
‘Ihering’ Of Authors.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 882.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1264.
(error for Unio frenzelii Ihering, 1893)
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Diplodon (Dipldon) cuprinus Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 883.
(new name for Unio fragilis Reeve, 1865)
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Diplodon (s.s.) aureus Simpson, 1900.
‘Swainson’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 161, pl. 46, fig. 3 [as ‘Unio auratus’].
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 883.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1268.
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Diplodon huapensis Bartsch, 1906.
Bartsch, 1906, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 394, pls. 27-29 [figs. 1-2?].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) USNM_186117, Nahuel Huape, Argentina.
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Unio janthinus Haas, 1930.
‘Philippi’ Of Authors.
Haas, 1930, Senckenbergiana: 178.
Parodiz, 1968, Sterkiana: 7.
(error for Unio ianthinus Philippi, 1869)
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