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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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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. [Neotropical]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, COI.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web site: ITIS.

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

Castalia crosseana Hidalgo, 1865
3 synonyms | 7 specimens
Range: Tributaries to the Amazon, Ecuador. [Neotropical]
Other web site: ITIS.

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

Castalia inflata d’Orbigny, 1835
2 synonyms | 54 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Paraná Basin, Argentina to Brazil. [Neotropical]
Other web site: ITIS.

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

Castalia multisulcata Hupé, 1857
3 synonyms | 6 specimens
Range: Upper Amazon in Brazil and Peru. [Neotropical]
Other web site: ITIS.

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

Castalia orbignyi (Deville & Hupé, 1850)
4 synonyms | 1 specimen
Range: Poorly defined distribution in the “Upper Amazon.” [Neotropical]
Other web site: ITIS.

Castalia orinocensis Morrison, 1943
1 synonym | 3 specimens
Range: Orinoco Basin of Colombia and Venezuela. [Neotropical]
Other web site: ITIS.

Castalia psammoica (d’Orbigny, 1835)
4 synonyms | 89 specimens
Range: Widespread in the Paraná System, South America. [Neotropical]
Other web site: ITIS.

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

Castalia undosa Martens, 1885
2 synonyms | 46 specimens
Range: Upper Paraná Basin in Brazil. [Neotropical]
Other web site: ITIS.

Page updated: 13:51:35 Thu 07 Mar 2019

 
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