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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 | Etherioidea | Iridinidae | Aspathariinae

genus Chambardia Bourguignat in Servain, 1890: valid species

Chambardia bourguignati (Bourguignat, 1885)
9 synonyms | 43 specimens
Range: Lake Victoria Basin and adjacent streams, Africa. Also coastal streams in Tanzania. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Chambardia flava (Pilsbry & Bequaert, 1927)
5 synonyms | 68 specimens
Range: Upper Congo, including Lake Bangweulu, DRC and Zambia, Africa. [Afrotropics]
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Chambardia letourneuxi Bourguignat in Servain, 1890
8 synonyms | 10 specimens
Range: Known only from the lower Nile, Egypt. Possibly extinct. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Extinct.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Chambardia moutai (Dartevelle, 1939)
2 synonyms | 22 specimens
Range: Known only from the Cunene River, Angola. [Afrotropics]
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Chambardia nyassaensis (Lea, 1864)
6 synonyms | 38 specimens
Range: Disjunct in both Lakes Malawi and Tanganyika, Malawi, Tanzania, and the DRC. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Chambardia petersi (Martens, 1860)
2 synonyms | 17 specimens
Range: Zambezi River, south to Transvaal, Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Chambardia rubens (Lamarck, 1819)
40 synonyms | 280 specimens
Range: From Senegal and Niger rivers, through the Lake Chad Basin to the Nile, Africa. [Afrotropics]
Genbank sequences: COI, COII.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Chambardia trapezia (Martens, 1897)
5 synonyms | 44 specimens
Range: Lake Victoria, Lake Albert and the Victoria Nile, Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Data Deficient.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Chambardia wahlbergi (Krauss, 1848)
23 synonyms | 247 specimens
Range: Widespread from southern Africa north to the Nile and west to Senegal, with several disjunct populations recognized as subspecies. [Afrotropics]
Genbank sequences: 16S, 18S, 28S, COI, H3.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern (Chambardia hartmanni), Vulnerable (Chambardia guillaini), Least Concern.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Chambardia welwitschii (Morelet, 1868)
2 synonyms | 12 specimens
Range: Cuanza Basin and Upper Zambezi, Angola and Zambia. [Afrotropics]
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Chambardia wissmanni (Martens, 1883)
8 synonyms | 157 specimens
Range: From the Niger River to the Congo, western and Central Africa. [Afrotropics]
IUCN Red List: Least Concern.
Other web sites: ITIS MolluscaBase.

Chambardia triangulata (Gautier, 1965) (Tertiary)
1 synonym
Range: Miocene, Africa.

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