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

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Iridinidae

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Pleiodon Conrad, 1834: generic synonymy
  View species list: 7 species

Pleiodon Conrad, 1834.
Conrad, 1834, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 178.
Conrad, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 267.
(renamed Pliodon Agassiz, 1846)
Type species: Pleiodon macmurtriei Conrad, 1834 (monotypy) = Pleiodon ovatus.

Pleodon Swainson, 1840.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 286, footnote.
(error for Pleiodon Conrad, 1834)

Pliodon Agassiz, 1846.
Agassiz, 1846, Nomencl. Zool. Index Univ.: 299.
(new name for Pleiodon Conrad, 1834)

Cameronia Bourguignat, 1879.
Bourguignat, 1879, Descr. Div. Espèces Terr. Fluv. Diff. Genres Moll. Égypte, Abyssinie, Zanzibar, Sénégal, Centre Afrique: 42.
Bourguignat, 1883, Moll. Fluv. Nyanza: 19.
Bourguignat, 1885, Esp. Nouv. et Genres Nouv. Lac Oukékérewe et Tanganika: 26.
Bourguignat, 1885, Notice Prodr. Moll. Giraud Tanganika: 106.
Bourguignat, 1886, Nouv. Malac.: Unio. Iridin. Lac Tanganika: 66.
Bourguignat, 1888, Iconogr. Malac. Lac Tanganika: 67.
Type species: Iridina spekii Woodward, 1859 (orig. desig.) = Pleiodon spekii.

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