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

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Diplodon variabilis (Maton, 1811): species synonymy
  View specimens: 85 specimens, Red List Status: unknown

   Recent References
   = Diplodon (Rhipidodonta) variabilis (Maton, 1811). — Pereira et al. (2014).
   = Rhipidodonta variabilis Maton, 1811. — Bogan (2010).
   = Diplodon (Rhipidiodonta) [sic] variabilis (Maton, 1809). — Rumi et al. (2008).
   = Rhipidodonta variabilis (Maton, 1811). — Graf & Cummings (2007).
   = Rhipidodonta variabilis (Maton, 1809). — Simone (2006).
   + Diplodon burroughianus (Lea, 1834). — Mansur (1970).
   + Diplodon (s.s.) delodontus wymanii (Lea, 1860). — Haas (1969).
   = Diplodon (Bulloideus) variabilis (Maton, 1811). — Haas (1969).
   + Diplodon (Rhipidodonta) paranensis funebralis (Lea, 1860). — Haas (1969).

Mya variabilis Maton, 1811.
Maton, 1811, Trans. Linn. Soc. London: 327, pl. 24, figs. 4-7.
(renamed Hyria matoni Gray, 1825)
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Mytilus membranacea Maton, 1811.
Maton, 1811, Trans. Linn. Soc. London: 329, pl. 24, figs. 11-12.
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Hyria matoni Gray, 1825.
Gray, 1825, Ann. Phil.: 138.
(new name for Mya variabilis Maton, 1811)
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Unio matoniana d’Orbigny, 1835.
d’Orbigny, 1835, Mag. Zool.: 35.
Type(s): BMNH_1854-9-4-50, Rio de la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Unio membranacea Hanley, 1843.
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 202, pl. 22, fig. 6.
(reference to Mytilus membranacea Maton, 1811)
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Unio subtrapezius Philippi, 1847.
Philippi, 1847, Z. Malak.: 96.
Philippi, 1848, Abbild. Beschr. Conch.: 80, pl. 5, fig. 3.
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Unio bulloides Lea, 1859.
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 187.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 264 [82], pl. 42, fig. 144.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85776, Rio de la Plata, S.A.
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Unio locellus Lea, 1866.
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 34.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 264, pl. 33, fig. 79.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85189, Buenos Ayres, Argentina.
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Mya variavilis Corsi, 1900.
‘Matón’ Corsi, 1900, Anais Mus. Nac. Montevideo: 448.
(error for Mya variabilis Maton, 1811)
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Diplodon subquadratus Marshall, 1922.
Marshall, 1922, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 3, pl. 2, figs. 6, 8; pl. 3, figs. 8-10.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) USNM_335774, Paysandu, Uruguay.
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Diplodon subcuadratus Bonetto, 1959.
‘Marshall’ Bonetto, 1959, : 55.
‘Marshall’ Bonetto, 1965, Anais Congr. Lat.-Amer. Zool.: 47.
(error for Diplodon subquadratus Marshall, 1922)
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