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

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nominal species Unio diminutus Lea, 1859


Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 151 [as ‘diminutis’].
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 254, pl. 39, fig. 134.
(correct name for Unio diminutis Lea, 1859)
Type(s): BMNH_1965165, East Africa.

= Unio caffer

Taxonomic Opinions

+ Unio caffer F. Krauss, 1848 — Bieler, 2021
+ Cafferia caffra (Krauss, 1848) — Daget, 1998
+ Unio (Cafferia) caffer verreauxi [sic] Charp., Küster, 1855 — Connolly, 1939
- NO OPINION — Haas, 1936
= Unio diminutus Lea, 1859 — Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927
= Unio (sec. Cafferia) diminutus Lea, 1859 — Simpson, 1914
= Nodularia (Cafferia) diminuta Lea — Kobelt, 1910
= Nodularia (sec. Cafferia) diminuta (Lea, 1859) — Simpson, 1900
= Unio diminutus Lea, 1859 — Jickeli, 1874
= Margaron (Unio) diminutus (Lea) — Lea, 1870
= Unio diminutus Lea, 1859 — Reeve, 1865

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