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Diplodon chilensis  (Gray, 1828)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 983808

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Unio chilensis Gray, 1828
    Unio childreni Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833
    Unio smithii Griffith & Pidgeon, 1833
    Unio obtusa d'Orbigny, 1835
    Unio patagonica d'Orbigny, 1835
    Unio araucanus Philippi, 1847
    Unio auratus Philippi, 1847
    Unio molinae Philippi, 1847
    Unio casaeblancae Philippi, 1849
    Unio gassiei Küster, 1856
    Unio limensis Küster, 1856
    Unio modestus Küster, 1856
    Unio chiloensis Küster, 1861
    Unio aplatus Reeve, 1865
    Unio fragilis Reeve, 1865
    Unio colchaguensis Philippi, 1869
    Unio diplodon Philippi, 1869
    Unio foncki Philippi, 1869
    Unio ianthinus Philippi, 1869
    Unio jacobaeus Philippi, 1869
    Unio landbecki Philippi, 1869
    Unio longus Philippi, 1869
    Unio montanus Philippi, 1869
    Unio valdivianus Philippi, 1869
    Unio frenzelii Ihering, 1893
    Diplodon aureus Simpson, 1900
    Diplodon cuprinus Simpson, 1900
    Diplodon huapensis Bartsch, 1906
    Unio frenzelii andina Ihering, 1893
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                            SuperfamilyHyrioidea Swainson, 1840  
                               FamilyHyriidae Swainson, 1840  
                                  SubfamilyHyriinae Swainson, 1840  
                                     TribeRhipidodontini Starobogatov, 1970  
                                        GenusDiplodon Spix & Wagner, 1827  
                                           SpeciesDiplodon chilensis (Gray, 1828)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: MUSSEL Project Web Site, website (version 08Aug2013)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: Graf, D.L. & K.S. Cummings. 2013. The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves), updated 8 August 2013. MUSSEL Project Web Site,   
  Reference for: Diplodon chilensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Graf, Daniel L., and Kevin S. Cummings  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Review of the systematics and global diversity of freshwater mussel species (Bivalvia: Unionoida)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Molluscan Studies, vol. 73, part 4   
  Page(s): 291-314   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0260-1230   
  Notes: doi: 10.1093/mollus/eym029   
  Reference for: Diplodon chilensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Parada, Esperanza, and Santiago Peredo  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Estado actual de la taxonomía de bivalvos dulceacuícolas chilenos: progresos y conflictos   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural, vol. 75, no. 4   
  Page(s): 691-701   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0716-078X   
  Notes: doi: 10.4067/S0716-078X2002000400005   
  Reference for: Diplodon chilensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pereira, Daniel, Maria Cristina Dreher Mansur, Leandro D. S. Duarte, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: Bivalve distribution in hydrographic regions in South America: historical overview and conservation   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Hydrobiologia, vol. 735, no. 1   
  Page(s): 15-44   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0018-8158   
  Notes: doi: 10.1007/s10750-013-1639-x   
  Reference for: Diplodon chilensis   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: South America  



  Comment: Southern Chile and Argentina, on both sides of the Andes  



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