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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
(and other less consequential bivalves)

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Diplodon expansus (Küster, 1856): species synonymy
  View specimens: 133 specimens, Red List Status: vulnerable

   Recent References
   = Diplodon (s.s.) expansus (Küster, 1856). — Pereira et al. (2014).
   = Diplodon expansus Kuster, 1856. — Bogan (2010).
   = Diplodon (s.s.) delodontus expansus. — Rumi et al. (2008).
   = Diplodon expansus (Küster, 1856). — Graf & Cummings (2007).
   = Diplodon expansus (Küster, 1856). — Simone (2006).
   = Diplodon expansus (Kuester, 1856). — IUCN (1996).
   = Diplodon expansus (Küster, 1856) Simpson. — Quintana (1982).
   = Diplodon expansus (Küster, 1856). — Mansur (1970).
   = Diplodon (s.s.) delodontus expansus (Küster, 1856). — Haas (1969).
   + Diplodon (s.s.) granosus multistriatus (Lea, 1831). — Haas (1969).

Unio effulgens Lea, 1856.
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 94.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 303 [23], pl. 28, fig. 18.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84406, Brazil.
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Unio expansus Küster, 1856.
‘Charpentier mss.’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab.: 149, pl. 43, fig. 5.
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Unio eurhynchus Küster, 1861.
‘Bronn in lit.’ Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab.: 237, pl. 79, fig. 5.
Type(s): SYNTYPE BMNH_1965217, Minas Geraes, Brasilia.
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Unio psammactinus Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 107.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio psammactinus Philippi, 1848)
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Unio bishoffi Simpson, 1900.
‘von Ihering’ Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 894 [nomen nudum].
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Unio guahybae Simpson, 1900.
‘von Ihering’ Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 894 [nomen nudum].
‘von Ihering’ Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1312 [nomen nudum].
Type(s): NOMEN NUDUM SMF_168335, Guahyba, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil.
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Diplodon (s.s.) mimus Simpson, 1914.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1249.
Type(s): SYNTYPE USNM_162425, Iguape, Brazil.
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Unio bischoffi Simpson, 1914.
‘von Ihering’ Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 894 [as ‘bishoffi’] [nomen nudum].
‘von Ihering’ Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1312 [nomen nudum].
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Unio sancta-paulae Simpson, 1914.
‘von Ihering’ Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1312 [nomen nudum].
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Diplodon (s.s.) mogymirim Ortmann, 1921.
Ortmann, 1921, Mem. Carnegie Mus.: 520, pl. 37, figs. 4-7; pl. 46, fig. 5; pl. 48, fig. 2; text fig. 4k.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE CM_61.9260 (selected by R.I. Johnson, 1977), Creek near Mogy Mirim, Sao Paulo, Brazil, tributary to Rio Mogy Guassú and Rio Grande, upper Paraná drainage.
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Unio santi-pauli Haas, 1930.
‘Ihering in litt.’ Haas, 1930, Senckenbergiana: 192.
(error for Unio sancta-paulae Simpson, 1914)
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Unio sancti-pauli Bonetto, 1964.
‘Ihering’ Bonetto, 1964, Physis: 325.
‘Ihering’ Bonetto, 1965, Anais Congr. Lat.-Amer. Zool.: 44.
(error for Unio santi-pauli Haas, 1930)
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Unio guatybae R.I. Johnson, 1971.
‘“Ihering” Simpson’ R.I. Johnson, 1971, Bull. BMNH: 85.
(error for Unio guahybae Simpson, 1900)
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