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

species Diplodon variabilis (Maton, 1811): synonymy
     85 specimens available.

Mya variabilis Maton, 1811
Maton, 1811, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 327, pl. 24, figs. 4-7.
(renamed Hyria matoni Gray, 1825)

Mytilus membranacea Maton, 1811
Maton, 1811, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 329, pl. 24, figs. 11-12.

Hyria matoni Gray, 1825
Gray, 1825, Ann. Phil. 9: 138.
(new name for Mya variabilis Maton, 1811)

Unio matoniana d’Orbigny, 1835
d’Orbigny, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5(61-62): 35.
Type(s): BMNH_1854-9-4-50, Rio de la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Unio membranacea Hanley, 1843
Hanley, 1843, Illustr. Descr. Cat. Rec. Bivalve Shells: 202, pl. 22, fig. 6.
(reference to Mytilus membranacea Maton, 1811)

Unio subtrapezius Philippi, 1847
Philippi, 1847, Z. Malak. 4: 96.
Philippi, 1848, Abbild. Beschr. Conch. 3: 80, pl. 5, fig. 3.

Unio bulloides Lea, 1859
Lea, 1859, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 11: 187.
Lea, 1860, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 4 [O. 7]: 264 [82], pl. 42, fig. 144.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85776, Rio de la Plata, S.A.

Unio locellus Lea, 1866
Lea, 1866, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. 18: 34.
Lea, 1868, Jour. Acad. Nat. Sci. 6 [O. 12]: 264, pl. 33, fig. 79.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE USNM_85189, Buenos Ayres, Argentina.

Mya variavilis Corsi, 1900
‘Matón’ Corsi, 1900, Anais Mus. Nac. Montevideo 2: 448.
(error for Mya variabilis Maton, 1811)

Diplodon subquadratus Marshall, 1922
Marshall, 1922, Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 61(2437): 3, pl. 2, figs. 6, 8; pl. 3, figs. 8-10.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE (ORIG. DESIG.) USNM_335774, Paysandu, Uruguay.

Diplodon subcuadratus Bonetto, 1959
‘Marshall’ Bonetto, 1959, unknown publication: 55.
‘Marshall’ Bonetto, 1965, Anais Congr. Lat.-Amer. Zool. 2: 47.
(error for Diplodon subquadratus Marshall, 1922)

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