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Thu 07 Mar 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. [Nearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 5.8S, ITS1.

Pisidium alexeii Bößneck, Clewing & Albrecht, 2016
1 synonym
Range: Nepal. [Indotropical]
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. [Nearctic, Afrotropical, Palearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 5.8S, COI, ITS1.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pisidium casertanum (Poli, 1791)
166 synonyms
Range: Cosmopolitan. [Nearctic, Neotropical, Afrotropical, Palearctic, Indotropical, Australasian]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, 5.8S, COI, H3, ITS1.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pisidium conventus Clessin, 1877
14 synonyms
Range: Holarctic, at higher latitudes. [Nearctic, Palearctic]

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

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

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

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

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

Pisidium dilatatum Westerlund, 1897
8 synonyms
Range: Northern Europe to Kamchatka. [Palearctic]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pisidium floresianum Rensch, 1934
2 synonyms
Range: Sunda Islands and New Guinea. [Indotropical, Australasian]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pisidium hinzi Kuiper, 1975
6 synonyms
Range: Widespread, from Scandinavia to Kamchatka. [Palearctic]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pisidium mitchelli Prashad, 1925
1 synonym
Range: Central Asia and Kashmir. [Palearctic, Indotropical]

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

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

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

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

Pisidium nitidum Jenyns, 1832
37 synonyms
Range: Holarctic. [Nearctic, Palearctic]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, 5.8S, COI, H3, ITS1.

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

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

Pisidium observationis Pilsbry, 1911
1 synonym
Range: Argentina and Southern Brazil.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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). [Nearctic]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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