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

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Publication Information

Bonetto, A.A. 1954. Nayades del Rio Parana: El genero Diplodon en el biotopo Isleño del Parana medio e inferior. Publicacion Tecnica, Provincia de Santa Fe Secretaria de Argricultura, Ganaderia e Industrias (62): 56 pp., 7 pls.

Species Described
Diplodon wimani Bertoni, 1925.
‘Lea’ Bertoni, 1925, Rev. Soc. Cient. del Paraguay: ??.
Bonetto, 1954, Publ. Tec., Prov. Santa Fe Secret. Argri., Ganad. e Indust.: 41.
Bonetto & Mansur, 1970, Acta Zool. Lilloana: 249.
(error for Unio wymanii Lea, 1860)
= Diplodon wymanii
Taxonomic Opinions
Diplodon burroughianus (Lea, 1834). — Bonetto (1954: 11).
Diplodon charruanus (d’Orbigny, 1835). — Bonetto (1954: 28).
Diplodon delodonta delodonta (Lamarck, 1819). — Bonetto (1954: 41).
Diplodon hylaeus (d’Orbigny, 1835). — Bonetto (1954: 19).
Diplodon parallelopipedon parallelopipedon (Lea, 1834). — Bonetto (1954: 36).
Diplodon trifidus (Lea, 1860). — Bonetto (1954: 25).
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