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

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Etherioidea | Mycetopodidae | Monocondylaeinae | Fossula

species Fossula fossiculifera (d’Orbigny, 1835): synonymy
     32 specimens available.

Unio (Monocondylaea) fossiculifera d’Orbigny, 1835
d’Orbigny, 1835, Mag. Zool. 5(61-62): 38.
Type(s): LECTOTYPE BMNH_54-9-4-1, Rio Parana, Prov. Corrientes, Argentina.

Fossula piracicabana Ihering, 1891
Ihering, 1891, Zool. Anz. Leipzig. 14(380): ??. [nomen nudum]

Monocondylaea fasciculifera Ihering, 1891
‘d’Orb.’ Ihering, 1891, Zool. Anz. Leipzig. 14(380): 482.
(error for Unio (Monocondylaea) fossiculifera d’Orbigny, 1835)

Fossula balzani Ihering, 1893
Ihering, 1893, Arch. Naturg. 59(1): 65, pl. 3, fig. 1.
Ihering, 1910, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 32: 115.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE SMF_3793, Rio Paraguay an der Mündung des Rio Apá, Sao Paulo, Brazil. [Rio Paraguay at the mouth of the Rio Apá, Sao Paulo, Brazil].

Fossula brasiliensis Ihering, 1910
Ihering, 1910, Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 32: 116, pl. 12, figs. 1a-1b.
Type(s): TYPE SMF_3794, Cachoeira Funil, Rio Paraguassú, Bahia, Brazil.

Fossula braziliensis Simpson, 1914
‘von Ihering’ Simpson, 1914, Descr. Cat. Naiades: 1398.
‘von Ihering’ Haas, 1931, Senckenbergiana 13: 50.
(error for Fossula brasiliensis Ihering, 1910)

Fossula balzani mattogrossensis Ihering, 1915
Ihering, 1915, Ammexp No. 5, Comm. Linhas Tel. Estrat Matto-Gross no Amazonas: 13, Abb. 4-5.
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Fossula balzani Ihering, 1893)
Type(s): HOLOTYPE MNRJ_34322,

Fossula venezuelensis Pilsbry & Olsson, 1944
Pilsbry & Olsson, 1944, Nautilus 57: 89, pl. 10.
Type(s): HOLOTYPE ANSP_179759, Rio Guarico, Barbacoas, Guarico, Venezuela.

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