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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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species Diplodon aethiops (Lea, 1860): synonymy
     45 specimens available.

Unio aethiops Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91 [as ‘æthiops’].
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 377, pl. 41, fig. 285 [as ‘æthiops’].
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85617, Uruguay R., S. America.

Unio dunkerianus Clessin, 1888
‘Lea’ Clessin, 1888, Malak. Blatt. 10: 172.
(misidentified reference to Unio dunkerianus Lea, 1856)

Unio aethiops var. piracicabana Ihering, 1893
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg. 59(1): 102.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio aethiops Lea, 1860)

Diplodon (s.s.) aethiops var. piricicabana Simpson, 1900
‘von Ihering’ Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 877.
(error for Unio aethiops var. piracicabana Ihering, 1893)
Type(s): NOMEN NUDUM SMF_4031, Piracicaba, Geb. d Rio Tiete, St. Sao Paulo, Bras.

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