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

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This page documents data for Miyahira et al. (2019), such as genera and species attributed to that publication (including known misspellings, misidentifications, and other unavailable names) as well as taxonomic opinions, if available. Taxonomic opinions refer to uses of genera and species as valid and invalid in that work.

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Publication information

Miyahira, I.C., M.C.D. Mansur & S.B. dos Santos. 2019. Redescription of Diplodon ellipticus Spix in Wagner, 1827, Diplodon multistriatus (Lea, 1831), and Rhipidodonta garbei (Ihering, 1910) (Bivalvia: Hyriidae) from coastal rivers of eastern and northeastern Brazil. Archiv für Molluskenkunde 148(1): 9-34.

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Taxonomic Opinions

Diplodon ellipticus Spix in Wagner, 1827
+ Diplodon ellypticum Wagner, 1827
+ Unio besckeanus Dunker, 1849
+ Diplodon beskeanus Lea, 1852
+ Unio dunkerianus Lea, 1856
+ Unio rhuaconicus Küster, 1856
+ Unio ellipticus Küster, 1861
+ Diplodon (s.s.) wagnerianum Simpson, 1900
+ Diplodon ellipticus santanus Ihering, 1910

Diplodon fontainianus (d’Orbigny, 1835)

Diplodon gratus (Lea, 1860)

Diplodon multistriatus (Lea, 1831)
+ Unio psammactinus Philippi, 1848
+ Unio coriaceus Dunker, 1849
+ Unio pfeifferi Dunker, 1849
+ Unio granuliferus Dunker, 1849
+ Unio expansus Küster, 1856
+ Diplodon (s.s.) semigranosus Simpson, 1914

Diplodon rufofuscus (Lea, 1865)

Rhipidodonta garbei (Ihering, 1910)

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