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The Freshwater Mussels (Unionoida) of the World (and other less consequential bivalves)

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The nominal species (available and otherwise) in this synonymy are listed by usage rather than strictly by publication date. The primary sorting order is by the most recent year (since 1969) that the species name was treated as valid, and then nominal species are sorted secondarily by publication year.

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species Sphaerium occidentale (Lewis, 1856): synonymy

Cyclas occidentale Lewis, 1856
‘Prime’ Lewis, 1856, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 6(1): 2.
Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll. (145): 41, fig. 34.
(new name for Cyclas ovalis Prime, 1853)

Cyclas occidentaleLewis (1856)
Sphærium occidentalePrime (1865), Prime (1870), Prime (1895)
Sphaerium occidentaleHerrington (1962), Mackie et al. (1980), Turgeon et al. (1998), Lee & Ó Foighil (2002), Bogan (2010), ITIS (2012), Clewing et al. (2013), Bespalaya et al. (2017)
Sphaerium (Herringtonium) occidentaleClarke (1973), Burch (1975), Cooley & Ó Foighil (2000), Korniushin & Glaubrecht (2002), Lee & Ó Foighil (2003), Fuentealba-Jara et al. (2017)

Cyclas ovalis Prime, 1853
Prime, 1853, Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 4: 276.
(homonym of Cyclas ovalis Férussac, 1807; renamed Cyclas occidentale Lewis, 1856)

Cyclas ovalisPrime (1853)
Sphærium occidentalePrime (1865), Prime (1870)
Sphaerium occidentaleHerrington (1962)
Sphaerium (Herringtonium) occidentaleClarke (1973), Burch (1975)

Sphaerium occidentale var. amphibium Sterki, 1907
Sterki, 1907, Proc. Ohio St. Acad. Sci. 4(8): ??. [nomen nudum]
(intro'd as intra-sp. of Cyclas occidentale Lewis, 1856)

Sphaerium occidentale var. amphibiumSterki (1907)
Sphaerium (Herringtonium) occidentaleBurch (1975)

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