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

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nominal species Unio auratus Sowerby, 1866

‘Swainson’ Sowerby, 1866, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 45, sp. 245.
(reference to Unio auratus Philippi, 1847)
Type(s): FIGURED SPECIMEN BMNH_1968864, (South America).

= Diplodon chilensis

Taxonomic Opinions

+ Diplodon (s.s.) molinae (Philippi, 1847) — (Simpson, 1914)
+ Diplodon (s.s.) molinae (Philippi, 1847) — (Simpson, 1900)
= Unio auratus ‘Swainson’ Sowerby, 1866 — (Sowerby, 1866)

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