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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World
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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Hyriidae

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Diplodon Spix & Wagner, 1827: generic synonymy
  View species list: 47 species

Diplodon Spix & Wagner, 1827.
Spix in Spix & Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: pl. 26.
Type species: Diplodon ellypticum Spix & Wagner, 1827 (sub. desig.) = Diplodon ellipticus.

Diptodon Lea, 1836.
Lea, 1836, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 11 [corrected in the errata].
(error for Diplodon Spix & Wagner, 1827)

Iridea Swainson, 1840.
Swainson, 1840, Treat. Malacol.: 283-285, 379.
Type species: Unio granosa Bruguière, 1792 (monotypy) = Diplodon granosus.

Rhipidodonta Mörch, 1853.
Mörch, 1853, Cat. Conch. Yoldi: 47.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Unio Retzius, 1788)
Type species: Unio paranensis Lea, 1834 (monotypy) = Diplodon paranensis.

Bulloideus Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 887.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1286.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Diplodon Spix & Wagner, 1827)
Type species: Unio bulloides Lea, 1859 (original designation) = Diplodon variabilis.

Cyclomya Simpson, 1900.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 885.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1278.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Diplodon Spix & Wagner, 1827)
Type species: Unio funebralis Lea, 1860 (orig. desig.) = Diplodon funebralis.

Ecuadorea Marshall & Bowles, 1932.
Marshall & Bowles, 1932, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus.: 5.
Type species: Ecuadorea bibliana Marshall & Bowles, 1932 (orig. desig.) = Diplodon hylaeus.

Ecuadoria Modell, 1942.
‘Marsh. & Bowles’ Modell, 1942, Arch. Moll.: 186.
(error for Ecuadorea Marshall & Bowles, 1932)

Schleschiella Modell, 1950.
Modell, 1950, Arch. Moll.: 140.
Type species: Unio burroughianus Lea, 1834 (orig. desig.) = Diplodon burroughianus.

Iridella Haas, 1969.
‘Swainson’ Haas, 1969, Treatise on Invert. Paleo: N460.
(error for Iridea Swainson, 1840)

Australis Bonetto et al., 1986.
Bonetto et al., 1986, Bol. Soc. Biol. Concepción, Chile: 60.
(intro'd as sub-gen. of Diplodon Spix & Wagner, 1827)
Type species: Unio solidulus Philippi, 1869 (orig. desig.) = Diplodon solidulus.

Rhipidiodonta Rumi et al., 2008.
Rumi et al., 2008, Rev. Biol. Trop.: 84.
(error for Rhipidodonta Mörch, 1853)

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