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

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East Asia

East Asian SubregionsThe East Asia Region extends from the Amur River in Russia south through Japan, Korea, China, Indochina and Indonesia, and west to include India. A total of 272 species (63 genera) are known from the region in three families: Unionidae, Margaritiferidae and Etheriidae. The East Asia Region ranks second in species richness after Nearctica.

The East Region is subdivided into six subregions, each with a characteristic freshwater mussel assemblage. The Amur-Korea Subregion (AS1; 13 gen, 21 spp. ) includes the Amur Basin and rivers draining to the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea, as far south as the Liao He Basin. Japan, Sakhalin Island, and the Kuril Islands are group as the Japan-Sakhalin Subregion (AS2; 11 gen, 18 spp.). The Yangtze-Huang Subregion (AS3; 25 gen, 71 spp.) covers the basins from the Pei River south through the Qiantang, as well as Taiwan. The area from southern China to the western Thailand, including the Mekong, is the Indochina Subregion (AS4; 34 gen, 98 spp.). The India-Myanmar Subregion (AS6; 14 gen, 73 spp.) extends from the Salween River in the east to the Indus on its western frontier. The larger islands of Indonesia and the Philippines we group as the Sunda-Philippines Subregion (AS5; 17 gen, 31 spp.). New Guinea is part of the Australasian Region, and Sulawesi does not seem to have any freshwater mussels.

Endemic species are marked with an asterisk (*).

Amur-Korea Subregion (AS1)
  1. Aculamprotula coreana*
  2. Anemina arcaeformis
  3. Anemina euscaphys
  4. Cristaria beirensis*
  5. Cristaria plicata
  6. Inversidens pantoensis
  7. Inversiunio verrucosus*
  8. Lamprotula gottschei
  9. Lanceolaria acrorrhyncha*
  10. Lanceolaria cylindrica*
  11. Lanceolaria grayii
  1. Margaritifera dahurica*
  2. Margaritifera middendorffi
  3. Nodularia douglasiae
  4. Nodularia mongolica
  5. Parvasolenaia triangularis
  6. Pronodularia seomjinensis*
  7. Sinanodonta beringiana
  8. Sinanodonta japonica
  9. Sinanodonta woodiana
  10. Unio pictorum
Japan-Sakhalin Subregion (AS2)
  1. Anemina arcaeformis
  2. Cristaria plicata
  3. Inversidens brandtii*
  4. Inversiunio jokohamensis*
  5. Inversiunio reinianus*
  6. Inversiunio yanagawensis*
  7. Lanceolaria oxyrhyncha*
  8. Margaritifera laevis*
  9. Margaritifera middendorffi
  1. Nodularia douglasiae
  2. Pronodularia japanensis*
  3. Pseudodon omiensis*
  4. Sinanodonta calipygos*
  5. Sinanodonta japonica
  6. Sinanodonta lauta*
  7. Sinanodonta ogurae*
  8. Sinanodonta woodiana
  9. Sinohyriopsis schlegelii*
Yangtze-Huang Subregion (AS3)
  1. Aculamprotula fibrosa*
  2. Aculamprotula grandidens*
  3. Aculamprotula nodulosa
  4. Aculamprotula tientsinensis*
  5. Aculamprotula tortuosa*
  6. Aculamprotula zonata*
  7. Acuticosta chinensis*
  8. Acuticosta retiaria*
  9. Acuticosta sichuanica*
  10. Acuticosta trisulcata*
  11. Amblema plicata
  12. Anemina angula*
  13. Anemina arcaeformis
  14. Anemina euscaphys
  15. Anemina fluminea*
  16. Anemina globosula*
  17. Anemina ussuriensis*
  18. Arconaia lanceolata*
  19. Cristaria plicata
  20. Cristaria radiata*
  21. Cuneopsis capitatus*
  22. Cuneopsis celtiformis*
  23. Cuneopsis heudei
  24. Cuneopsis kiangsiensis*
  25. Cuneopsis pisciculus*
  26. Cuneopsis rufescens*
  27. Diaurora aurorea*
  28. Gibbosula confragosa*
  29. Gibbosula nanningensis*
  30. Gibbosula polysticta*
  31. Gibbosula rochechouartii*
  32. Inversidens pantoensis
  33. Lamprotula bazini
  34. Lamprotula caveata
  35. Lamprotula cornuumlunae*
  36. Lamprotula divergens*
  1. Lamprotula elongata*
  2. Lamprotula gottschei
  3. Lamprotula kouangensis*
  4. Lamprotula leaii
  5. Lamprotula linae*
  6. Lamprotula scripta*
  7. Lamprotula triclava*
  8. Lanceolaria eucylindrica*
  9. Lanceolaria gladiola
  10. Lanceolaria grayii
  11. Lanceolaria triformis*
  12. Lepidodesma languilati*
  13. Nodularia douglasiae
  14. Nodularia nuxpersicae*
  15. Parvasolenaia neotriangularis*
  16. Parvasolenaia rivularis*
  17. Parvasolenaia triangularis
  18. Pletholophus tenuis
  19. Potamilus alatus
  20. Pseudobaphia biesiana*
  21. Pseudodon aureus*
  22. Pseudodon nankingensis*
  23. Pseudodon pinchonianus*
  24. Pseudodon secundus*
  25. Ptychorhynchus murinum*
  26. Ptychorhynchus pfisteri
  27. Reginaia ebena
  28. Schistodesmus lampreyanus*
  29. Schistodesmus spinosus*
  30. Sinanodonta elliptica*
  31. Sinanodonta lucida
  32. Sinanodonta woodiana
  33. Sinohyriopsis cumingii
  34. Solenaia carinata*
  35. Solenaia iridinea
Indochina Subregion (AS4)
  1. Aculamprotula nodulosa
  2. Bineurus cumingii*
  3. Bineurus ellipticus*
  4. Bineurus mouhotii*
  5. Bineurus thomsoni*
  6. Chamberlainia hainesiana*
  7. Contradens comptus*
  8. Contradens contradens
  9. Contradens crossei*
  10. Contradens eximius*
  11. Contradens gratiosus*
  12. Contradens inaequalis*
  13. Contradens misellus*
  14. Contradens pallegoixi*
  15. Contradens rolfbrandti*
  16. Contradens semmelinki
  17. Contradens subcircularis*
  18. Cristaria plicata
  19. Cristaria truncata*
  20. Cuneopsis demangei*
  21. Cuneopsis heudei
  22. Ensidens ingallsianus*
  23. Ensidens sagittarius*
  24. Gibbosula crassa*
  25. Gibbosula laosensis*
  26. Harmandia somboriensis*
  27. Hyriopsis bialata*
  28. Hyriopsis delaportei*
  29. Hyriopsis desowitzi*
  30. Hyriopsis myersiana*
  31. Indonaia substriata*
  32. Lamprotula bazini
  33. Lamprotula blaisei*
  34. Lamprotula caveata
  35. Lamprotula leaii
  36. Lamprotula salaputium*
  37. Lanceolaria bilirata*
  38. Lanceolaria bogani*
  39. Lanceolaria fruhstorferi*
  40. Lanceolaria gladiola
  41. Lanceolaria grayii
  42. Lanceolaria laevis*
  43. Leoparreysia feae*
  44. Leoparreysia houngdarauica*
  45. Modellnaia siamensis*
  46. Monodontina cambodjensis*
  47. Monodontina chaperi*
  48. Monodontina tumida*
  49. Monodontina vondembuschiana
  1. Nodularia diespiter*
  2. Nodularia dorri*
  3. Nodularia douglasiae
  4. Nodularia gladiator*
  5. Nodularia jourdyi*
  6. Nodularia micheloti*
  7. Physunio cambodiensis*
  8. Physunio inornatus*
  9. Physunio micropterus*
  10. Physunio modelli*
  11. Physunio superbus
  12. Pilsbryoconcha carinifera
  13. Pilsbryoconcha compressa*
  14. Pilsbryoconcha exilis
  15. Pilsbryoconcha lemeslei*
  16. Pletholophus tenuis
  17. Protunio messageri*
  18. Pseudobaphia banggiangensis*
  19. Pseudobaphia liuovatus*
  20. Pseudodon inoscularis
  21. Pseudodon resupinatus*
  22. Pseudodon salwenianus*
  23. Ptychorhynchus denserugatum*
  24. Ptychorhynchus pfisteri
  25. Ptychorhynchus schoedei*
  26. Ptychorhynchus schomburgianum*
  27. Radiatula humilis*
  28. Radiatula pilata*
  29. Rectidens sumatrensis
  30. Rhombuniopsis fultoni*
  31. Rhombuniopsis superstes*
  32. Rhombuniopsis tauriformis*
  33. Scabies anceps*
  34. Scabies crispata
  35. Scabies mandarinus*
  36. Scabies nucleus*
  37. Scabies phaselus*
  38. Scabies scobinatus*
  39. Scabies songkramensis*
  40. Sinanodonta jourdyi*
  41. Sinanodonta lucida
  42. Sinanodonta woodiana
  43. Sinohyriopsis cumingii
  44. Solenaia emarginata*
  45. Solenaia iridinea
  46. Solenaia khwaenoiensis*
  47. Trapezidens scutum*
  48. Trapezoideus foliaceus*
  49. Unionetta fabagina*
Sunda-Philippines Subregion (AS5)
  1. Bineurus hageni*
  2. Caudiculatus caudiculatus*
  3. Contradens contradens
  4. Contradens fulvaster*
  5. Contradens peninsularis*
  6. Contradens semmelinki
  7. Ctenodesma borneensis*
  8. Ctenodesma scheibeneri*
  9. Discomya radulosa*
  10. Elongaria orientalis*
  11. Elongaria trompi*
  12. Hyriopsis velthuizeni*
  13. Monodontina vondembuschiana
  14. Physunio superbus
  15. Pilsbryoconcha carinifera
  16. Pilsbryoconcha exilis
  1. Pilsbryoconcha expressa*
  2. Pressidens exanthematicus*
  3. Pressidens insularis*
  4. Pressidens moellendorffi*
  5. Prohyriopsis stolata*
  6. Pseudodon aeneolus*
  7. Pseudodon crassus*
  8. Pseudodon walpolei*
  9. Rectidens lingulatus*
  10. Rectidens sumatrensis
  11. Schepmania nieuwenhuisi*
  12. Schepmania parcesculpta*
  13. Simpsonella gracilis*
  14. Simpsonella purpurea*
  15. Sinanodonta woodiana
India-Myanmar Subregion (AS6)
  1. Arcidopsis footei*
  2. Indochinella pugio*
  3. Indonaia andersoniana*
  4. Indonaia caerulea*
  5. Indonaia chaudhurii*
  6. Indonaia involuta*
  7. Indonaia khadakvaslaensis*
  8. Indonaia lima*
  9. Indonaia nuttalliana*
  10. Indonaia occata*
  11. Indonaia olivaria*
  12. Indonaia pachysoma*
  13. Indonaia shurtleffiana*
  14. Indonaia subclathratus*
  15. Indonaia theobaldi*
  16. Lamellidens brandti*
  17. Lamellidens consobrinus*
  18. Lamellidens corrianus*
  19. Lamellidens generosus*
  20. Lamellidens jenkinsianus*
  21. Lamellidens lamellatus*
  22. Lamellidens mainwaringi*
  23. Lamellidens marginalis*
  24. Lamellidens narainporensis*
  25. Lamellidens phenchooganjensis*
  26. Lamellidens rhadinaeus*
  27. Lamellidens savadiensis*
  28. Lamellidens theca*
  29. Lamellidens unioides*
  30. Leoparreysia bhamoensis*
  31. Leoparreysia burmana*
  32. Leoparreysia canefrii*
  33. Leoparreysia choprae*
  34. Leoparreysia feddeni*
  35. Leoparreysia olivacea*
  36. Leoparreysia perconvexa*
  37. Leoparreysia tavoyensis*
  1. Leoparreysia vulcanus*
  2. Parreysia annandalei*
  3. Parreysia corbis*
  4. Parreysia corrugata*
  5. Parreysia cylindrica*
  6. Parreysia favidens*
  7. Parreysia gowhattensis*
  8. Parreysia rajahensis*
  9. Parreysia rugosa*
  10. Parreysia sikkimensis*
  11. Parreysia smaragdites*
  12. Parreysia triembola*
  13. Parreysia viridula*
  14. Physunio friersoni*
  15. Pseudodon avae*
  16. Pseudodon bogani*
  17. Pseudodon crebristriatus*
  18. Pseudodon inoscularis
  19. Pseudodon manueli*
  20. Pseudodon peguensis*
  21. Pseudomulleria dalyi*
  22. Radiatula bonneaudii*
  23. Radiatula crispisulcata*
  24. Radiatula mouhoti*
  25. Radiatula myitkyinae*
  26. Scabies crispata
  27. Solenaia soleniformis*
  28. Trapezidens dolichorhynchus*
  29. Trapezidens exolescens*
  30. Yaukthwa dalliana*
  31. Yaukthwa inlenensis*
  32. Yaukthwa nesemanni*
  33. Yaukthwa paiensis*
  34. Yaukthwa panhai*
  35. Yaukthwa peguensis*
  36. Yaukthwa zayleymanensis*

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