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Fri 17 Jan 2020

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 gratus (Lea, 1860): synonymy
     103 specimens available.

Unio gratus Lea, 1860
Lea, 1860, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 12: 91.
Lea, 1863, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 5 [O. 10]: 382 [18], pl. 43, fig. 290.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85784, Uruguay R., S. Amercia.

Unio rufofuscus Lea, 1865
Lea, 1865, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 17: 76.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 282, pl. 39, fig. 96.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_84101, [no locality available - South America].

Unio gratus Ihering, 1893
‘Lea’ Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg. 59(1): 92.
(reference to Unio gratus Lea, 1860)

Diplodon (Cyclomya s.s.) fontainianus var. deceptus Simpson, 1914
Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1281.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Unio fontainiana d’Orbigny, 1835)

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