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

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Diplodon rhombeus (Spix & Wagner, 1827): species synonymy
  View specimens: 48 specimens, Red List Status: unknown

   Recent References
   = Diplodon (s.s.) rhombeus (Spix, 1827). — Pereira et al. (2014).
   = Rhipidodonta rhombea Spix & Wagner, 1827. — Bogan (2010).
   = Rhipidodonta rhombea (Spix & Wagner, 1827). — Graf & Cummings (2007).
   = Rhipidodonta rhombea (Wagner, 1827). — Simone (2006).
   + Diplodon paranensis (Lea, 1834) Simpson. — Quintana (1982).
   = Diplodon (Rhipidodonta) rhombeus (Wagner, 1827). — Haas (1969).
   + Diplodon (s.s.) delodontus enno Ortmann, 1921. — Haas (1969).
   + Diplodon (s.s.) besckeanus nordestinus Haas, 1938. — Haas (1969).
   = Diplodon rhombeus (Wagner in Spix, 1827). — Parodiz (1968).
   + Diplodon paranensis (Lea, 1834). — Parodiz (1968).

Diplodon rhombeum Spix & Wagner, 1827.
Spix & Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: pl. 28, figs. 1-2.
(reference to Unio rhombeus Spix & Wagner, 1827)
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Unio rhombeus Spix & Wagner, 1827.
Spix & Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 34, pl. 28, figs. 1-2.
Type(s): SYNTYPE SMF_3866, Rio Solimoes, Amazonas Geb. Bras.
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Unio patelloides Lea, 1860.
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 89.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci.: 383 [19], pl. 43, fig. 291.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85780, Amazon R., Brazil.
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Diplodon enno Ortmann, 1921.
Ortmann, 1921, Mem. Carnegie Mus.: 531, pl. 38, figs. 5-7; pl. 46, fig. 7.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE CM_61.9264 (selected by R.I. Johnson, 1977), Rio Grande, Boqueirao, Bahia, Brazil.
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Diplodon (Diplodon) besckeanus nordestinus Haas, 1938.
Haas, 1938, Arch. Moll.: 46, Abb. 1-3.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio besckeanus Dunker, 1848)
Type(s): TYPE SMF_24362, Rio Sao Francisco, bei Jatoba, Staat Pernambuco, Bras.
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