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

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Mycetopodidae | Fossula

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Fossula fossiculifera (d’Orbigny, 1835): species synonymy
  View specimens: 32 specimens, Red List Status: unknown

   Recent References
   = Fossula fossiculifera (Orbigny, 1835). — Pereira et al. (2014).
   = Fossula fossiculifera d’Orbigny, 1835. — Bogan (2010).
   = Fossula fossiculifera (d’Orbigny, 1835). — Rumi et al. (2008).
   = Fossula fossiculifera (d’Orbigny, 1835). — Graf & Cummings (2007).
   = Fossula fossiculifera (Orbigny, 1835). — Simone (2006).
   = Fossula fossiculifera fossiculifera (d’Orbigny, 1835) Ihering. — Quintana (1982).
   + Fossula fossiculifera balzani (von Ihering, 1893) Haas. — Quintana (1982).
   = Fossula fossiculifera fossiculifera (Orbigny, 1835). — Mansur (1970).
   = Fossula fossiculifera (d’Orbigny, 1835). — Haas (1969).
   + Fossula fossiculifera balzani von Ihering, 1893. — Haas (1969).

Unio (Monocondylaea) fossiculifera d’Orbigny, 1835.
d’Orbigny, 1835, Mag. Zool.: 38.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE BMNH_54-9-4-1, Rio Parana, Prov. Corrientes, Argentina.
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Fossula piracicabana Ihering, 1891.
Ihering, 1891, Zool. Anz. Leipzig.: ?? [nomen nudum].
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Monocondylaea fasciculifera Ihering, 1891.
‘d’Orb.’ Ihering, 1891, Zool. Anz. Leipzig.: 482.
(error for Unio fossiculifera d’Orbigny, 1835)
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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].
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Fossula brasiliensis Ihering, 1910.
Ihering, 1910, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges.: 116, pl. 12, figs. 1a-1b.
Type(s): TYPE SMF_3794, Cachoeira Funil, Rio Paraguassú, Bahia, Brazil.
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Fossula braziliensis Simpson, 1914.
‘von Ihering’ Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1398.
‘von Ihering’ Haas, 1931, Senckenbergiana: 50.
(error for Fossula brasiliensis Ihering, 1910)
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Fossula balzani mattogrossensis Ihering, 1915.
Ihering, 1915, Ammexp No. 5, Comm. Linhas Tel. Estrat Matto-Gross no Amazonas: 13, Abb. 4-5.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Fossula balzani Ihering, 1893)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNRJ_34322.
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Fossula venezuelensis Pilsbry & Olsson, 1944.
Pilsbry & Olsson, 1944, Nautilus: 89, pl. 10.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_179759, Rio Guarico, Barbacoas, Guarico, Venezuela.
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