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Wed 11 Sep 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 | Hyrioidea | Hyriidae | Hyriinae | Castaliini

genus Castalia Lamarck, 1819: valid species

Castalia ambigua Lamarck, 1819
31 synonyms | 418 specimens
Range: Widespread, from the Guyanas south to the Paraná, including the Amazon Basin west to Ecuador and Peru. [South America]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, COI.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Castalia cordata Swainson, 1840
1 synonym | 14 specimens
Range: Orinoco River and the Guyanas, South America. [South America]
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Castalia crosseana Hidalgo, 1865
3 synonyms | 7 specimens
Range: Tributaries to the Amazon, Ecuador. [South America]
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Castalia ecarinata Mousson, 1869
2 synonyms | 19 specimens
Range: Magdalena River, Colombia. [South America]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Castalia inflata d’Orbigny, 1835
2 synonyms | 54 specimens
Range: Paraná Basin, Argentina to Brazil. [South America]
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Castalia martensi (Ihering, 1891)
2 synonyms | 66 specimens
Range: Rivers draining to the Atlantic in southern Brazil and Uruguay. [South America]
IUCN Red List: Vulnerable.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Castalia multisulcata Hupé, 1857
3 synonyms | 6 specimens
Range: Paraná-Paraguay System?, South America (MUSSELpdb). [South America]
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Castalia nehringi (Ihering, 1891)
2 synonyms | 20 specimens
Range: Upper Paraná in Brazil and Paraguay. [South America]
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Castalia orbignyi (Deville & Hupé, 1850)
4 synonyms | 1 specimen
Range: Poorly defined distribution in the “Upper Amazon,” Peru and Brazil. [South America]
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Castalia orinocensis Morrison, 1943
1 synonym | 3 specimens
Range: Orinoco River, Colombia and Venezuela. [South America]
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Castalia psammoica (d’Orbigny, 1835)
4 synonyms | 89 specimens
Range: Paraná-Paraguay System, Brazil to Argentina. [South America]
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Castalia stevensi (H.B. Baker, 1930)
1 synonym | 36 specimens
Range: Orinoco and Essiquibo basins of Colombia, Venezuela and Guyana. [South America]
Genbank sequences: 18S, COI.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Castalia undosa Martens, 1885
2 synonyms | 46 specimens
Range: Upper Paraná Basin in Brazil. [South America]
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Page updated: 11:12:14 Wed 11 Sep 2019

 
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