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This page documents data for Wagner (1827), such as genera and species attributed to that publication (including known misspellings, misidentifications, and other unavailable names) as well as taxonomic opinions, if available. Taxonomic opinions refer to uses of genera and species as valid and invalid in that work.

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Publication information

Wagner, J.A. 1827. Testacea Fluviatilia Quae in Itinere per Brasiliam Annis MDCCCXVII – MDCCCXX. 36 pp., 29 pls.

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Attributed Genus Names

Triplodon Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: pl. 29.
Type species: Triplodon rugosus Wagner, 1827 (original designation) = Triplodon corrugatus

Aplodon Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: pl. 25, figs. 1-2.
(homonym of Rafinesque, 1819 [Gastrop.]; renamed Spixoconcha Pilsbry, 1893)
Type species: Aplodon inerme Wagner, 1827 (monotypy) = Monocondylaea minuana

Tetraplodon Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: pl. 25, figs. 3-4.
Type species: Tetraplodon pectinatus Wagner, 1827 (sub. desig. by Simpson, 1900: 863) = Castalia ambigua

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

Attributed Species Names

Unio caudatus Wagner, 1827
Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 35, pl. 27, figs. 1-2.

Diplodon furcatum Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: pl. 27, figs. 1-2.

Anodon rotundus Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 28, pl. 20, figs. 2-4.
(renamed Unio (Anodontes) spixii d’Orbigny, 1835)
Type(s): SYNTYPE SMF_3809, Brasilien, Staat Sao Paulo.

Anodon trapezeus Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 28, pl. 20, fig. 1.
(renamed Unio (Anodontes) spixii d’Orbigny, 1835)

Triplodon rugosus Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 35, pl. 29, figs. 1-2.
Type(s): SYNTYPE SMF_3782, Brasilien.

Anodon giganteus Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 27, pl. 19, fig. 1. [in part]
(misidentified reference to Anodon giganteus Wagner, 1827)

Anodon anserinus Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 29, pl. 21, figs. 1-2.

Tetraplodon pectinatus Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 32, pl. 25, fig. 3. [in part]
(reference to Tetraplodon pectinatus Wagner, 1827)

Aplodon inerme Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: pl. 25, figs. 1-2.

Anodon radiatus Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 31, pl. 23, fig. 1.
Type(s): SYNTYPE SMF_3840, Staat Minas Gereas, Brasilien.

Anodon ensiformis Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 31, pl. 24, figs. 1-2.

Anodon siliquosus Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 30, pl. 23, fig. 2.
Type(s): SYNTYPES MNHN_MP_0317, Province de Corrientes, Argentina and Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.

Anodon siliquosus var. pygmaeum Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 30, pl. 23, figs. 3-4.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Anodon siliquosus Wagner, 1827)

Cyclas bahiensis Wagner, 1827
Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: ??.

Diplodon ellypticum Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: pl. 26, figs. 1-2.
(incorrect original spelling of Diplodon ellipticum Wagner, 1827)

Diplodon ellipticum Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 33.
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: pl. 26, figs. 1-2 [as Diplodon ellypticum].
(homonym of Unio (Aximedia) elliptica Rafinesque, 1820; correct name for Diplodon ellypticum Wagner, 1827; renamed Diplodon (s.s.) wagnerianum Simpson, 1900)

Diplodon rhombeus Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 34, pl. 28, figs. 1-2.
Type(s): SYNTYPE SMF_3866, Rio Solimoes, Amazonas Geb. Bras.

Anodon trigonus Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 29, pl. 22, fig. 2.
(renamed Unio (Anodontes) chiquitana d’Orbigny, 1835)

Diplodon rotundus Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 34, pl. 26, figs. 3-4.

Anodon giganteus Wagner, 1827
Bruguière, 1797, Encycl. Méth. 2: pl. 205, fig. 1a-b [as Anodontites sp.].
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 27, pl. 19, figs. 1-2.
Type(s): PARATYPE SMF_3815, Rio Solimoes, b. Ega, Brasilien.

Anodon longinus Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 29, pl. 22, fig. 1.

Anodon obtusus Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 30, pl. 22, fig. 3.
Valenciennes, 1827, Coq. Mar. Biv.: pl. 48, figs. 3a-b.
Type(s): SYNTYPE SMF_3808, Brasilien.

Anodon obtusus var. lituratum Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 30, pl. 22, fig. 4, var b.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Anodon obtusus Wagner, 1827)
Type(s): SYNTYPE SMF_3807, Brasilien.

Tetraplodon pectinatus Wagner, 1827
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 32, pl. 25, fig. 3-4.
Type(s): SYNTYPE MNHN-IM 2000-1785, Brazil [described from “Habitat in flumine S. Francisci in Provincia Minarum” [= Minas Gerais].

Columba spixii Ihering, 1890
Spix in Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 27, pl. 19, fig. 1 [as ‘Anodon giganteus’]. [in part]
‘Spix’ Küster, 1839, Conchyl. Cab. 9(1): 6, pl. 1, fig. 2 [as ‘Anodonta gigantea’].
Ihering, 1890, Arch. Naturg. 56(1): 135, 142, pl. 9, fig. 4.

Taxonomic Opinions

Anodon anserinus Spix & Wagner, 1827

Anodon ensiformis Spix & Wagner, 1827

Anodon giganteus Spix & Wagner, 1827
+ Anodon crassus Swainson, 1823
+ Anodon giganteus Wagner, 1827

Anodon longinus Spix & Wagner, 1827

Anodon obtusus Spix & Wagner, 1827

Anodon obtusus var. lituratum Spix & Wagner, 1827

Anodon radiatus Spix & Wagner, 1827

Anodon rotundus Spix & Wagner, 1827
+ Mytilus membranacea Maton, 1811
+ Aplodon inerme Wagner, 1827

Anodon siliquosus Spix & Wagner, 1827

Anodon siliquosus var. pygmaeum Spix & Wagner, 1827

Anodon trapezeus Spix & Wagner, 1827

Anodon trigonus Spix & Wagner, 1827

Diplodon caudatus (Spix & Wagner, 1827)
+ Hyria avicularis Lamarck, 1819
+ Diplodon furcatum Wagner, 1827

Diplodon ellipticum (Spix & Wagner, 1827)

Diplodon rhombeus (Spix & Wagner, 1827)

Diplodon rotundus (Spix & Wagner, 1827)
+ Mya variabilis Maton, 1811

Tetraplodon pectinatum (Spix & Wagner, 1827)
+ Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819

Triplodon rugosus (Spix & Wagner, 1827)

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