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

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

species Diplodon ellipticus (Spix & Wagner, 1827): synonymy
     106 specimens available.

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

Unio ellipticus Spix & Wagner, 1827
Spix & Wagner, 1827, Test. Fluv. Brasil.: 33.
Spix in Spix & 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 Spix & Wagner, 1827; renamed Diplodon (s.s.) wagnerianum Simpson, 1900)

Unio besckeanus Dunker, 1848
Dunker, 1848, Z. Malak. 5: 182.
Type(s): TYPE ZMB_108714, Parahiba por ta da Cunha, Minas Geraes.

Diplodon beskeanus Lea, 1852
‘Dunker’ of Authors.
Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 39, Corrigenda et Addenda.
Lea, 1870, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 61.
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 875.
Ihering, 1910, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 32: 139.
Figueiras, 1965, Comm. Soc. Malac. Uruguay 1(8): 238.
Parodiz, 1968, Sterkiana (30): 3.
(error for Unio besckeanus Dunker, 1848)

Unio boscianus Lea, 1852
‘Dunker’ Lea, 1852, Synopsis Fam. Naiades: 39.
(error for Unio besckeanus Dunker, 1848)

Unio dunkerianus Lea, 1856
Lea, 1856, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 8: 94.
Lea, 1857, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 3 [O. 6]: 305 [25], pl. 28, fig. 20.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84155, Rio Grande, New Grenada.

Unio rhuaconicus Küster, 1856
‘Pfeiffer teste Charpentier’ Küster, 1856, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 145, pl. 42, fig. 5.

Unio ellipticus Küster, 1861
‘Spix & Wagner’ of Authors.
Küster, 1861, Conchyl. Cab. 9(2): 238, pl. 80, fig. 2.
‘Spix’ Sowerby, 1868, Conch. Icon. 16: pl. 74, sp. 382.
(reference to Unio ellipticus Spix & Wagner, 1827)

Diplodon (s.s.) wagnerianum Simpson, 1900
Simpson, 1900, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 22: 877.
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1246 [as ‘wagnerianus’].
(new name for Unio ellipticus Spix & Wagner, 1827)

Diplodon panco Ihering, 1910
Ihering, 1910, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 32: 132, pl. 12, figs. 6a-b.
Type(s): TYPE SMF_3920, Rio Doce, Staat Espirito Santo, Bras.

Diplodon ellipticus santanus Ihering, 1910
Ihering, 1910, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 32: 134.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Diplodon ellypticum Spix & Wagner, 1827)
Type(s): TYPE SMF_3893, Rio Santa Maria, Nebenfl. d. Rio Doce, Esp. Santo, Bras.

Diplodon jacksoni Marshall, 1928
Marshall, 1928, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 74(2762): 1, pl. 4, figs. 1-3.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_368260, Arcas, Minas Geraes, Brazil.

Diplodon magnerianus Simone, 2006
‘Simpson’ Simone, 2006, Land. Freshw. Moll. Brazil.: 257.
(error for Diplodon (s.s.) wagnerianum Simpson, 1900)

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