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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 reports the specimens in the MUSSELpdb and provides a map if geocodes are known. The taxonomic history reports the record of different names and combinations that have been applied to this species (and its synonyms) since 2007.

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Bivalvia | Unionoida | Unionoidea | Margaritiferidae | Margaritiferinae | Margaritifera

species Margaritifera middendorffi (Rosén, 1926): specimens
     5 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Margaritifera middendorffiGraf & Cummings (2007), Graf (2007), Bogan (2010), IUCN (2011), ..., Lopes-Lima et al. (2020), Bolotov et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021), Jeratthitikul et al. (2022)
Margaritifera togakushiensisGraf (2007), Graf & Cummings (2007), Kondo (2008), Bogan (2010), Takeuchi et al. (2015), Bolotov et al. (2015), Sano et al. (2017), Zieritz et al. (2018), Sano et al. (2020)
Kurilinaia middendorffiKantor et al. (2010)
Kurilinaia kamchaticaKantor et al. (2010)
Dahurinaia middendorffiVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Margaritifera (s.s.) middendorffiBolotov et al. (2016)
Dahurinaia kamchaticaVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Margaritifera middendorffiiVikhrev et al. (2018)

Range: Southwestern and extreme southern Kamchatka, eastern Russia, south to Japan.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map



Sapporro, Hokkaido, Japan


Tomakomai, Province Thouri, Hokkaido, Japan


Tsukisapu River, Hokkaido, Japan

NSMT-Mo_73707 Sakasa River at Togakushi (136°6’ E, 36°45’ N, 1200 m altitude), Nagano Prefecture, Honshu, Japan


type_locality_mp_011 Golygina River, Kamchatka Peninsula

Genbank Vouchers

Publ_3746_MT32-04 (COI, 16S, 28S, 18S, H3).

MT32-05 (COI, 16S, 28S, 18S, H3).

MT32-06 (COI, 16S, 28S, 18S, H3).

MCZ_DNA100685 (COI, 16S, 28S, 18S, H3).

RMBH_biv_d0099_6 (COI, 16S, 28S, 18S) Far East of Russia: Kamchatka, Bolshaya River basin, Nachilova River.

Publ_4138_Mt32-04 (COI, 16S, 28S).

MCZ_DNA100687 (28S, 18S, H3).

Publ_4138_Mt-k (COI, 16S, 28S).

RMBH_biv_d0082_81 (COI, 18S).

MCZ_DNA100686 (28S, 18S).

MCZ_DNA100689 (28S, 18S).

IEPN d0099/6 (28S, 18S).

RMBH_biv_d0099_1 (COI, 18S).

RMBH_biv_d0079_4 (COI, 18S).

RMBH_biv_d0044_14 (COI, 18S).

RMBH_biv_d0099_8 (COI, 18S).

RMBH_biv_e0001_1 (COI).

RMBH_biv_d0079_15 (COI).

RMBH_biv_d0036_26 (COI).

RMBH_biv_e0001_3 (COI).

MT14069 (28S).

RMBH_biv_d0036_25 (COI).

22 - OMEB631 (mtGenome).

RMBH_biv_d0082_86 (COI).

RMBH_biv_e0001_5 (COI).

RMBH_biv_d0022_20 (COI).

RMBH_biv_d0044_16 (COI).

RMBH_biv_d0082_68 (COI).

RMBH_biv_d0022_18 (COI).

RMBH_biv_d0079_7 (COI).

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