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Thu 04 Jul 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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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Etherioidea | Iridinidae | Aspathariinae

genus Aspatharia Bourguignat, 1885: valid species

Aspatharia chaiziana (Rang, 1835)
11 synonyms | 100 specimens
Range: Widespread in western Africa and the Nile. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Aspatharia dahomeyensis (Lea, 1859)
17 synonyms | 115 specimens
Range: Western Africa, from the Senegal to the Lake Chad Basin. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Aspatharia divaricata (Martens, 1897)
1 synonym | 1 specimen
Range: Lake Victoria, Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Aspatharia droueti (Chaper, 1885)
3 synonyms | 46 specimens
Range: Ivory Coast and Ghana, Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Data Deficient.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Aspatharia ganciniensis (Rochebrune, 1886)
6 synonyms | 23 specimens
Range: Middle and lower Congo, Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern (Aspatharia semicorrugata).
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Aspatharia marnoi (Jickeli, 1874)
3 synonyms | 40 specimens
Range: Nile Basin in Africa. There are records from coastal streams in Tanzania. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Data Deficient.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Aspatharia pangallensis (Rochebrune, 1882)
4 synonyms | 24 specimens
Range: Western Africa, in the Senegal and Niger rivers, east to Lake Chad. [Afrotropics]
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Aspatharia pfeifferiana (Bernardi, 1860)
11 synonyms | 223 specimens
Range: Congo Basin and Gabon, Africa. [Afrotropics]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, COI, H3.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Aspatharia rochebrunei (Jousseaume, 1886)
4 synonyms | 29 specimens
Range: Western Africa, in the Senegal, Volta, Niger and Chad-Chari basins. [Afrotropics]
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Aspatharia rugifera (Dunker, 1858)
9 synonyms | 76 specimens
Range: Cameroon south to lowest Congo, Central Africa. Reported from the Cunene in southern Africa by Germain (1925), though no specimens are known. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Aspatharia subreniformis (Sowerby, 1867)
5 synonyms | 29 specimens
Range: Cunene, Okavango and Zambezi basins, including the Malawi-Shiré, Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Data Deficient.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

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