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Publication Information

Ihering, H.v. 1893. Najaden von S. Paulo und die geographische Verbreitung der Süsswasser-Faunen von Südamerika. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 59(1): 45-140.
Availably electronically? yes.

Species Described
Anodonta trapezialis Blainville, 1825.
‘Lamarck’ Of Authors.
Blainville, 1825, Manuel Malacol. et Conch.: 538.
Bory de St. Vincent, 1827, Encycl. Méth.: 147.
Menke, 1828, Syn. Method. Moll.: 63.
Menke, 1830, Syn. Method. Moll.: 106.
Lea, 1834, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc.: 93.
d’Orbigny, 1835, Mag. Zool.: 43.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 53.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 287.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 220.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 52.
Hupé, 1857, [in] Castelnau, Amim. Nouv. Rares d’Amer. Sud: 85.
Adams & Adams, 1857, Gen. Rec. Moll.: 504.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 82.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 135.
Corsi, 1900, Anais Mus. Nac. Montevideo: 456.
Marshall, 1915, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 529.
Haas, 1929, Senckenbergiana: 340.
H.B. Baker, 1930, Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Mich.: 70.
Morretes, 1949, Arqu. Mus. Paranaense: 27.
(error for Anodonta trapesialis Lamarck, 1819)
= Anodontites trapesialis
 
Castalia quadrilatera Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 89.
(mis-ID'd reference to Castalia quadrilatera d’Orbigny, 1835)
= Castalia inflata
 
Castalia ambigua var. kusteri Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 89 [as ‘küsteri’].
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819)
= Castalia ambigua
 
Fossula balzani Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 65, pl. 3, fig. 1.
Ihering, 1910, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 115.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE SMF_3793, Rio Paraguay an der Mündung des Rio Apá, Sao Paulo, Brazil. [Rio Paraguay at the mouth of the Rio Apá, Sao Paulo, Brazil].
= Fossula fossiculifera
 
Glabaris bergi Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 118.
(new name for Anodonta sinuosa Clessin, 1873)
= Anodontites patagonicus
 
Glabaris nehringi Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 59.
Ihering, 1910, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 139.
(new name for Mycetopus plicatus Clessin, 1882)
Type(s): SYNTYPES BMNH_91-4-13-107-109, Piricicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
= Anodontites tenebricosus
 
Glabaris susannae Ihering, 1893.
‘Gray’ Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 118.
(reference to Anodon susannae Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833)
= Anodontites trapesialis
 
Glabaris soleniformis var. apae Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 60.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio soleniformis d’Orbigny, 1835)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE SMF_3820, Rio Paraguay, nahe d. Mund Rio Apa, Brasilien.
= Anodontites solenidea
 
Glabaris trapezea var. caipira Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 58.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Anodon trapezeus Spix & Wagner, 1827)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE SMF_3829, Rio Piracicaba, Staat Sao Paulo, Brasilien.
= Anodontites trapezeus
 
Glabaris trapezea var. sowerbyana Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 58.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Anodon trapezeus Spix & Wagner, 1827)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE SMF_3830, Brasilien.
= Anodontites trapezeus
 
Mycetopus clessini Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 57.
Ihering, 1910, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 120.
(prim. homonym of Mycetopus clessini Fischer, 1890)
= Mycetopoda siliquosa
 
Plagiodon balzani Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 69, pl. 3, fig. 3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE SMF_3792, Rio Paraguay, unterhalb der Mündung des Rio Apá, Sao Paulo, Brazil [Rio Paraguay, below the mouth of the Rio Apa, Sao Paulo, Brazil].
= Haasica balzani
 
Unio caipira Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 98, pl. 4, fig. 9.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE SMF_3874, Tanque Paraiso, b. Piracicaba, Geb. d. Rio Tiete, Sao Paulo, Bras.
= Diplodon caipira
 
Unio frenzelii Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 111, pl. 4, fig. 14.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE SMF_3854, Patagonien.
= Diplodon chilensis
 
Unio gratus Ihering, 1893.
‘Lea’ Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 92.
(reference to Unio gratus Lea, 1860)
= Diplodon gratus
 
Unio greeffeanus Ihering, 1893.
‘Dunker ms’ Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 96, pl. 4, fig. 8.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE SMF_3876, Piracicaba, Geb. d Rio Tiete, St. Sao Paulo, Bras.
= Diplodon greeffeanus
 
Unio martensi Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 100, pl. 4, fig. 10.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE SMF_3929, Sao Paulo, Bras.
= Diplodon martensi
 
Unio paulista Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 93, pl. 4, fig. 7.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE SMF_3872, Piracicaba, Geb. d Rio Tiete, St. Sao Paulo, Bras.
= Diplodon paulista
 
Unio psammactinus Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 107.
(mis-ID'd reference to Unio psammactinus Philippi, 1848)
= Diplodon expansus
 
Unio rudis Doering, 1875.
‘Lea’ Of Authors.
Doering, 1875, Periód. Zool.: 45.
Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml.: 166.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 117.
(error for Unio rudus Lea, 1859)
= Diplodon delodontus
 
Unio schenederi Ihering, 1893.
‘Dunker’ Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: ?? [nomen nudum].
= Diplodon rotundus
 
Unio aethiops var. piracicabana Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 102.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio aethiops Lea, 1860)
= Diplodon aethiops
 
Unio firmus var. boettgeri Ihering, 1893.
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg.: 105, pl. 4, fig. 11.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio firmus Lea, 1866)
Type(s): LECTOTYPE SMF_3945, Cambucy, St. Sao Paulo, Bras.
= Diplodon martensi
 
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.
= Diplodon chilensis
 
Taxonomic Opinions
Glabaris rotunda Spix. — Ihering (1893: 59).
Glabaris soleniformis Orb. — Ihering (1893: 59).
Glabaris tenebricosa (Lea). — Ihering (1893: 61).
Glabaris trapezea Spix. — Ihering (1893: 57).
Mycetopus siliquosus Spix. — Ihering (1893: 56).
 
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