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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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Unionoidea | Unionidae | Unioninae | Anodontini | Cristariina | Buldowskia

species Buldowskia iwakawai (Suzuki, 1939): specimens
     2 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Anodonta woodiana japonicaGraf (2007)
Anemina arcaeformisKondo (2008), He & Zhuang (2013), Sano et al. (2017)
Kunashiria iwakawaiSayenko et al. (2009), Kantor et al. (2010), Bogatov & Prozorova (2017)
Beringiana iwakawaiVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Buldowskia iwakawaiLopes-Lima et al. (2020), Bolotov et al. (2020), Graf & Cummings (2021), Sano et al. (2022), Bogan et al. (2023), Wu et al. (2023)
Kunashiria japonica iwakawaiBogatov (2022)

Range: Japan and Sakhalin Island, Russia. Also, South Korea.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map

There are no specimens in the MUSSELpdb for this species.

Genbank Vouchers


Mp_4138_fk90f (COI, 16S, 28S) Ishikari, Hokkaido, Japan

Mp_4138_fk63f (COI, 16S, 28S) Kagawa, Japan


MHS_AAfk080 (COI, 28S)

NNIBR_IV29273 (COI, 28S)

Mp_4311_Yh1-2 (COI)

2020-KR02 (COI)

2020-SC01 (COI)

OMNH_Mo_39113_39 (COI)


MHS_AAfk104 (COI)

2020-KR01 (COI)



200225-18 (COI)

200225-58 (COI)

OMNH_Mo_39111_10 (COI)



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