Page last updated
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!

This page lists the nominal species (available and otherwise) currently circumscribed under the valid name.

Search the database pages:

Bivalvia | Veneroida | Sphaeriidae | Sphaeriinae | Sphaerium

species Sphaerium ovale (Férussac, 1807): synonymy

Cyclas lacustris Draparnaud, 1806
Draparnaud, 1806, Hist. Moll. France: pl. 10, fig. 6-7.
(misidentified reference to Tellina lacustris Müller, 1774)

Cyclas ovalis Férussac, 1807
Férussac, 1807, Méth. Conchyl.: 128, 136.

Cyclas consobrina Blainville, 1818
Féruss. in Blainville, 1818, Dict. Sci. Nat. 12: 279.

Cyclas pallida Prime, 1865
‘de Charpentier, Mss.’ Prime, 1865, Smithsonian Misc. Coll. (145): 44. [nomen nudum]
‘de Charpentier, in litt.’ Prime, 1870, Amer. J. Conch. 5: 153. [nomen nudum]

Sphaerium radiatum Westerlund, 1897
Westerlund, 1897, Ann. Mus. St. Pétersbourg 1897: ??.

Sphaerium (Nucleocyclas) obtusale Bank, 2006
‘Férussac’ Bank, 2006, Heldia 6(1/2): 60.
(error for Cyclas ovalis Férussac, 1807)

Page updated: 11:16:08 Wed 11 Sep 2019

NSF icon MUSSEL icon
"Making the world a better place, one mollusk at a time."