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Wed 11 Sep 2019

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

FM(U)otW(aolcb) is the web version of the MUSSEL Project Database. Follow the links to browse the data or use the custom Google search field. Either way, you win!

This page lists the nominal species (available and otherwise) currently circumscribed under the valid name.

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Hyrioidea | Hyriidae | Hyriinae | Rhipidodontini | Diplodon

species Diplodon rhuacoicus (d’Orbigny, 1835): synonymy
     102 specimens available.

Unio rhuacoica d’Orbigny, 1835
d’Orbigny, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5(61-62): 36.
d’Orbigny, 1846, Voyage dans l’Amérique Méridionale 5: 606, pl. 69, figs. 4-5.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE BMNH_54-12-4-838, Maldonado, Banda orientali, Uruguay.

Unio binneyi Lea, 1845
Lea, 1845, Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 4: 165.
Lea, 1848, Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc. 10 [O. 4]: 77 [51], pl. 6, figs. 18.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (MONOTYPY) USNM_85170, South America, Alabama?

Unio charruanus Sowerby, 1868
‘d’Orbigny’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 93, sp. 505.
(misidentified reference to Unio charruana d’Orbigny, 1835)

Unio rhyacoicus Martens, 1868
Martens, 1868, Malak. Blatt. 15: 195.
(error for Unio rhuacoica d’Orbigny, 1835)

Monocondylaea rhyacoeca Paetel, 1890
‘Orb.’ Paetel, 1890, Cat. Conch.-Samml. 3: 147.
(error for Unio rhuacoica d’Orbigny, 1835)

Diplodon subcylindricus Marshall, 1922
Marshall, 1922, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 61(2437): 3, pl. 2, figs. 1-2; pl. 3, figs. 1, 2, 11.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) USNM_341375, Arroyo Manga, Dept. Montevideo, Uruguay.

Diplodon yaguaronis Marshall, 1930
Marshall, 1930, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 77(2825): 5, pl. 2, figs. 2-3, 5-6.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) USNM_380554, Rio Yaguaron, Cerro Largo, Uruguay.

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