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Wed 15 May 2019

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!

For each valid genus, the valid species are listed, Recent taxa first. Click here for the generic synonymy.

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genus Pisidium Pfeiffer, 1821: valid species

Pisidium adamsi Prime in Stimpson, 1851
6 synonyms
Range: Widespread in North America east of the Rockies. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 5.8S, ITS1.

Pisidium alexeii Bößneck, Clewing & Albrecht, 2016
1 synonym
Range: Nepal. [East Asia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, H3.

Pisidium amnicum (Müller, 1774)
14 synonyms
Range: Widespread from Europe to the Amur Basin, eastern Russia. Introduced to the Laurentian Great Lakes and Cairo. Possibly in other parts of Africa. [Afrotropics, East Asia, North America, North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 5.8S, COI, ITS1.

Pisidium annandalei Prashad, 1925
4 synonyms
Range: Widespread, from southern Europe to Indochina and Indonesia. [East Asia, North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, COI, H3.

Pisidium appressum Prashad, 1933
1 synonym
Range: Tibet. [East Asia]

Pisidium armillatum Kuiper, 1966
2 synonyms
Range: Kenya. [Afrotropics]

Pisidium artifex Kuiper, 1960
1 synonym
Range: Kenya. [Afrotropics]

Pisidium aslini Kuiper, 1983
1 synonym
Range: Endemic to the Glenelg River, Victoria, Australia. [Australasia]

Pisidium atkinsonianum Theobald, 1876
1 synonym
Range: India and Nepal. [East Asia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, H3.

Pisidium aucklandica Suter, 1907
1 synonym
Range: New Zealand. [Australasia]

Pisidium australiense Korniushin, 2000
1 synonym
Range: Queensland, Australia. [Australasia]

Pisidium bejumae H.B. Baker, 1930
1 synonym
Range: Venezuela and Brazil. [South America]

Pisidium betafoense Kuiper, 1953
1 synonym
Range: Madagascar. [Afrotropics]

Pisidium boliviense Sturany, 1900
1 synonym
Range: Amazon, Brazil. [South America]

Pisidium carum (Cotton, 1953)
1 synonym
Range: Widespread in eastern Australia. [Australasia]

Pisidium casertanum (Poli, 1791)
166 synonyms
Range: Cosmopolitan. [Afrotropics, Australasia, Central America, East Asia, North America, North Eurasia, South America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, 5.8S, COI, H3, ITS1.

Pisidium cavernicum Mori, 1938
1 synonym
Range: Ryukyu Islands, south of Japan. [East Asia]

Pisidium centrale Korniushin, 2000
1 synonym
Range: Central Australia. [Australasia]

Pisidium chandanbariensis Nesemann, Shah & Tachamo in Nesemann et al., 2007
1 synonym
Range: Nepal. [East Asia]

Pisidium chankense Likharev in Zhadin, 1952
5 synonyms
Range: Lower Amur Basin, including the Ussuri, eastern Russia. [East Asia]

Pisidium chicha Ituarte, 2005
1 synonym
Range: Northern Argentina. [South America]

Pisidium chilensis Gray, 1828
3 synonyms
Range: Chile. Possibly Lake Titicaca, Bolivia. [South America]

Pisidium chiquitanum Ituarte, 2001
1 synonym
Range: Central Bolivia to northern Argentina. [South America]

Pisidium clarkeanum Nevill & Nevill, 1871
5 synonyms
Range: Gangetic Plain (India and Bangladesh) east to China, Thailand and Laos. [East Asia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, COI, H3.

Pisidium clausi Korniushin, 2006
1 synonym
Range: New Guinea. [Australasia]

Pisidium compressum Prime, 1852
18 synonyms
Range: Widespread in North America. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 5.8S, COI, ITS1.

Pisidium consanguineum Prime, 1865
2 synonyms
Range: Caribbean (Cuba). [Central America]

Pisidium conventus Clessin, 1877
14 synonyms
Range: Holarctic, at higher latitudes. [East Asia, North America, North Eurasia]

Pisidium coreanum Kwon, 1990
1 synonym
Range: Korea. [East Asia]
Genbank sequences: other.

Pisidium costulosum Connolly, 1931
1 synonym
Range: South Africa. [Afrotropics]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, COI, H3.

Pisidium cruciatum Sterki, 1895
1 synonym
Range: Great Lakes and Interior Basin, North America. [North America]

Pisidium dammermani Odhner, 1940
1 synonym
Range: Sumba Island, Indonesia. [East Asia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, COI, H3.

Pisidium dancei Kuiper, 1962
1 synonym
Range: Middle East and Central Asia. [North Eurasia]

Pisidium dilatatum Westerlund, 1897
8 synonyms
Range: Northern Europe to Kamchatka. [East Asia, North Eurasia]

Pisidium dorbignyi Clessin, 1879
2 synonyms
Range: Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil. [South America]

Pisidium dubium (Say, 1817)
7 synonyms
Range: Widespread in eastern North America. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, 5.8S.

Pisidium edlaueri Kuiper, 1960
1 synonym
Range: Lake Ohrid, Albania and Macedonia. [North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, COI.

Pisidium ellisi Dance, 1967
1 synonym
Range: Sikkim, India. [East Asia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, COI, H3.

Pisidium equilaterale Prime, 1852
2 synonyms
Range: Great Lakes, northern Interior Basin and northern Atlantic Slope, North America. [North America]

Pisidium etheridgei Smith, 1882
2 synonyms
Range: Eastern Australia. [Australasia]

Pisidium ethiopicum Korniushin, 1995
2 synonyms
Range: Ethiopia. [Afrotropics]

Pisidium fallax Sterki, 1896
7 synonyms
Range: Northern North America. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 5.8S.

Pisidium ferrugineum Prime, 1852
9 synonyms
Range: Northern North America. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S.

Pisidium fistulosum Mandahl-Barth, 1954
1 synonym
Range: Endemic to Lake Victoria. [Afrotropics]

Pisidium floresianum Rensch, 1934
2 synonyms
Range: Sunda Islands and New Guinea. [Australasia, East Asia]

Pisidium forense Meier Brook, 1967
1 synonym
Range: Southern Brazil. [South America]

Pisidium fultoni Kuiper, 1983
1 synonym
Range: Endemic to Tasmania. [Australasia]

Pisidium giraudi Bourguignat, 1885
2 synonyms
Range: Endemic to Lake Tanganyika, Africa. [Afrotropics]

Pisidium globulare Clessin in Westerlund, 1873
3 synonyms
Range: Widespread, from Europe to Western Siberia. [East Asia, North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, COI, H3.

Pisidium globulus Clessin, 1888
1 synonym
Range: Southern Brazil. [South America]

Pisidium hallae Kuiper, 1983
1 synonym
Range: Southeastern Australia. [Australasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 5.8S.

Pisidium harrisoni Kuiper, 1964
2 synonyms
Range: Endemic to South Africa. [Afrotropics]

Pisidium henslowanum (Sheppard, 1825)
25 synonyms
Range: Native range from Europe to Kamchatka. Introduced to the Laurentian Great Lakes. [East Asia, North America, North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 5.8S, COI, ITS1.

Pisidium hibernicum Westerlund, 1894
11 synonyms
Range: Widespread in Europe. [North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 5.8S, ITS1.

Pisidium hinzi Kuiper, 1975
6 synonyms
Range: Widespread, from Scandinavia to Kamchatka. [East Asia, North Eurasia]

Pisidium hodgkini Suter, 1905
1 synonym
Range: New Zealand. [Australasia]

Pisidium huillichum Ituarte, 1999
1 synonym
Range: Chile. [South America]

Pisidium idahoense Roper, 1890
2 synonyms
Range: Great Lakes west to the Pacific, North America. [North America]

Pisidium inacayali Ituarte, 1996
1 synonym
Range: Patagonia, Argentina. [South America]

Pisidium insigne Gabb, 1868
1 synonym
Range: Northern North America. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S.

Pisidium invenustum Kuiper, 1966
1 synonym
Range: Tanzania. [Afrotropics]

Pisidium iquito Ituarte, 2004
1 synonym
Range: Amazon Basin, Peru. [South America]

Pisidium jamaicense Prime, 1865
3 synonyms
Range: Caribbean. [Central America]

Pisidium japonicum Pilsbry & Hirase, 1908
1 synonym
Range: Japan and the Kuril Islands. [East Asia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 5.8S, ITS1.

Pisidium javanum van Benthem Jutting, 1931
1 synonym
Range: Thailand, Laos and the Sunda Islands, Indonesia. [East Asia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S.

Pisidium johnsoni Smith, 1882
2 synonyms
Range: Madagascar. [Afrotropics]

Pisidium kawamurai Mori, 1938
2 synonyms
Range: Japan. [East Asia]

Pisidium kenianum Preston, 1911
3 synonyms
Range: Eastern Africa, including the upper Congo Basin. [Afrotropics]

Pisidium khorense (Izzatullaev & Starobogatov, 1986)
1 synonym
Range: Lower Amur Basin (Ussuri River), eastern Russia. [East Asia]

Pisidium khurbaense (Zatravkin, 1987)
2 synonyms
Range: Amur Basin (Primorye), eastern Russia. [East Asia]

Pisidium kosciusko (Iredale, 1943)
1 synonym
Range: Eastern Australia. [Australasia]

Pisidium kuiperi Dance, 1967
1 synonym
Range: Sikkim, India. [East Asia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, COI, H3.

Pisidium langleyanum Melvill & Ponsoby, 1891
1 synonym
Range: Southern Africa, north to Lake Bangweulu, Zambia. [Afrotropics]

Pisidium lebruni Mabille, 1884
1 synonym
Range: Punta Arenas, Chile. [South America]

Pisidium lilljeborgi Clessin in Esmark & Hoyer, 1886
18 synonyms
Range: Holarctic, at higher latitudes and altitudes. [East Asia, North America, North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, 5.8S, COI, H3, ITS1.

Pisidium llanquihuense Ituarte, 1999
1 synonym
Range: Chile. [South America]

Pisidium maaseni Kuiper, 1987
1 synonym
Range: Lake Ohrid, Albania and Macedonia. [North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S.

Pisidium magellanicum (Dall, 1908)
2 synonyms
Range: Southern Patagonia, Argentina and Chile. [South America]

Pisidium meierbrooki Kuiper & Hinz, 1984
1 synonym
Range: Area around Lake Titicaca north to Cuzco, Peru, Bolivia and northern Chile. [South America]

Pisidium milium Held, 1836
7 synonyms
Range: Widespread in Eurasia, as well as North America west of the Great Lakes. [East Asia, North America, North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 5.8S, ITS1.

Pisidium mitchelli Prashad, 1925
1 synonym
Range: Central Asia and Kashmir. [East Asia, North Eurasia]

Pisidium moitessierianum Paladilhe, 1866
6 synonyms
Range: Europe. Introduced to the Laurentian Great Lakes. [North America, North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 5.8S, ITS1.

Pisidium montigenum Kuiper, 1966
1 synonym
Range: Kenya. [Afrotropics]

Pisidium nevillianum Theobald, 1876
2 synonyms
Range: India and Indochina. West to Mediterranean? [East Asia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, COI, H3.

Pisidium nipponense Kuroda, 1930
1 synonym
Range: Japan. [East Asia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 5.8S, ITS1.

Pisidium nitidum Jenyns, 1832
37 synonyms
Range: Holarctic. [East Asia, North America, North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, 5.8S, COI, H3, ITS1.

Pisidium novaezelandiae Prime, 1862
3 synonyms
Range: New Zealand. [Australasia]

Pisidium novobritanniae Kuiper, 1967
1 synonym
Range: Bismarck Archipelago. [Australasia]

Pisidium observationis Pilsbry, 1911
1 synonym
Range: Argentina and Southern Brazil. [South America]

Pisidium obtusale (Lamarck, 1818)
16 synonyms
Range: Widespread, from Europe to Kamchatka. [East Asia, North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, COI.

Pisidium ocloya Ituarte, 2005
2 synonyms
Range: Northern Argentina. [South America]

Pisidium omaguaca Ituarte, 2005
1 synonym
Range: Northern Argentina. [South America]

Pisidium ovampicum Ancey, 1890
3 synonyms
Range: Eastern and southern Africa and Madagascar. [Afrotropics]

Pisidium paludosum Hutton, 1849
1 synonym
Range: Afghanistan. [East Asia]

Pisidium parenzani Gambetta, 1930
1 synonym
Range: Lake Ohrid, Albania and Macedonia. [North Eurasia]

Pisidium parvum Mori, 1938
1 synonym
Range: Japan. [East Asia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 5.8S.

Pisidium patagonicum Pilsbry, 1911
2 synonyms
Range: Patagonia, Argentina. [South America]

Pisidium personatum Malm, 1855
6 synonyms
Range: Widespread in Europe. [North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, 5.8S, COI, H3, ITS1.

Pisidium pipoense Ituarte, 2000
1 synonym
Range: Parana Basin in Argentina. [South America]

Pisidium pirothi Jickeli, 1881
6 synonyms
Range: Widespread in Africa, from the Nile to the west and south through East Africa. [Afrotropics]

Pisidium plenilunium (Melvill & Standen, 1907)
2 synonyms
Range: Argentina. [South America]

Pisidium ponderi Korniushin, 2000
2 synonyms
Range: Queensland and New South Wales, Australia. [Australasia]

Pisidium popovae (Starobogatov & Streletzkaja, 1967)
3 synonyms
Range: Tuva, Central Asia. [North Eurasia]

Pisidium prasongi Kuiper in Brandt, 1974
1 synonym
Range: Thailand and Nepal. [East Asia]

Pisidium pseudosphaerium Favre, 1927
2 synonyms
Range: Europe. [North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S.

Pisidium pulchellum (Jenyns, 1832)
3 synonyms
Range: Europe. [North Eurasia]

Pisidium punctiferum (Guppy, 1867)
4 synonyms
Range: Tropical North and South America. [Central America, North America, South America]

Pisidium raddei Dybowski, 1902
3 synonyms
Range: Lake Baikal, Central Asia. [North Eurasia]

Pisidium reticulatum Kuiper, 1966
1 synonym
Range: Zambezi Basin, Africa and Madagascar. [Afrotropics]

Pisidium rotundatum Prime, 1852
3 synonyms
Range: North America, at higher latitudes and altitudes. [North America]

Pisidium sanguinichristi Taylor, 1987
1 synonym
Range: Known only from Middle Fork Lake in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Taos County, New Mexico (Rio Grande Basin). [North America]

Pisidium simplex Sterki, 1905
3 synonyms
Range: Widespread in North America. [North America]

Pisidium sterkianum Pilsbry, 1897
1 synonym
Range: Amazon and Parana Basins, South America. [South America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, 5.8S, ITS1.

Pisidium stewarti Preston, 1909
4 synonyms
Range: Central Asia and Tibet. [East Asia, North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, COI, H3.

Pisidium stoliczkanum Prashad, 1933
1 synonym
Range: Tibet. [East Asia]

Pisidium subtruncatum Malm, 1855
32 synonyms
Range: Holarctic, from Europe to Kamchatka, as well as western and Central North America. [East Asia, North America, North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, 5.8S, COI, H3, ITS1.

Pisidium sumatranum Martens, 1897
1 synonym
Range: Thailand and Laos, as well as Sumatra. [East Asia]

Pisidium sundanum Rensch, 1934
1 synonym
Range: Java. [East Asia]

Pisidium supinum Schmidt, 1850
7 synonyms
Range: Native to Europe and Central Asia. Introduced to the Laurentian Great Lakes. [North America, North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 5.8S, COI, H3, ITS1.

Pisidium taraguyense Ituarte, 2000
1 synonym
Range: Argentina and Uruguay. [South America]

Pisidium tasmanicum Tenison-Woods, 1876
1 synonym
Range: Widespread in eastern Australia. [Australasia]

Pisidium tenuilineatum Stelfox, 1918
4 synonyms
Range: Europe and northern Africa. [North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S.

Pisidium uejii Mori, 1938
1 synonym
Range: Japan. [East Asia]

Pisidium ultramontanum Prime, 1865
1 synonym
Range: Western North America. [North America]

Pisidium variabile Prime, 1852
11 synonyms
Range: Widespread in North America. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 5.8S, ITS1.

Pisidium ventricosum Prime, 1851
6 synonyms
Range: North America, at high latitudes and altitudes. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S.

Pisidium vile Pilsbry, 1897
1 synonym
Range: Paraná Basin, Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay. [South America]

Pisidium viridarium Kuiper, 1956
1 synonym
Range: Widespread in Africa, except the west. Also Madagascar. [Afrotropics]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, COI, H3.

Pisidium volutabundum Vanatta, 1910
1 synonym
Range: Bermuda. [North America]

Pisidium waldeni Kuiper, 1975
1 synonym
Range: Northern Europe. [North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S.

Pisidium walkeri Sterki, 1895
2 synonyms
Range: North America, high latitudes and altitudes. [North America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, COI, H3.

Pisidium yarkandense Prashad, 1933
1 synonym
Range: Tibet. [East Asia]

Pisidium zugmayeri Weber, 1910
1 synonym
Range: Central Asia and Tibet. [East Asia, North Eurasia]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 28S, COI, H3.

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