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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 | Sphaerioida | Sphaeriidae | Sphaeriinae | Sphaerium

species Sphaerium corneum (Linnaeus, 1758): specimens
     24 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Sphaerium corneumTaylor et al. (2007), Bogan (2010), Kantor et al. (2010), WoRMS (2011), ..., Vinarski et al. (2020), Príe et al. (2021), Saito et al. (2022), Prié et al. (2023)
Sphaerium westerlundiBogan (2010), Kantor et al. (2010)
Sphaerium levinodisKantor et al. (2010)
Sphaerium capiduliferumKantor et al. (2010)
Amesoda falsinucleusKantor et al. (2010)
Sphaerium (s.s.) corneumVinarski & Kantor (2016), Fuentealba-Jara et al. (2017)
Sphaerium (s.s.) westerlundiVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Sphaerium (s.s.) levinodisVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Sphaerium (s.s.) capiduliferumVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Sphaerium (Nucleocyclas) falsinucleusVinarski & Kantor (2016)

Range: Native to northern Eurasia from Europe to Kamchatka. Introduced to the Laurentian Great Lakes.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map


INHS_58117 Denmark


INHS_58190 England

INHS_58191 England


INHS_59569 Coimbra, Portugal


INHS_59885 Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

INHS_59886 Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

INHS_59839 Switzerland

Genbank Vouchers


PR_E0088_EKOI (16S)

ZFMK-TIS-2532667 (COI)

PR0039EKOI (16S)

ZFMK-TIS-2534345 (COI)

PR_L0330_EKOI (16S)

PR0045EKOI (16S)

PR_L0009_EKOI (16S)

PR_PL007_EKOI (16S)

PR_N016_EKOI (16S)

PR_E0028_EKOI (16S)

ZFMK-TIS-2532546 (COI)

PR_E0050_EKOI (16S)

PR_E0098_EKOI (16S)

IEPN 0461/2 (16S)

ZFMK-TIS-2534109 (COI)

PR_Uk025_EKOI (16S)

PR_Uk014_EKOI (16S)

PR_L0484_EKOI (16S)

PR_L0295_EKOI (16S)

ZFMK-TIS-2534130 (COI)

ZFMK-TIS-2534126 (COI)

ZFMK-TIS-2532756 (COI)

PR_L0135_EKOI (16S)

ZFMK-TIS-2534336 (COI)

PR_Uk029_EKOI (16S)

PR_Lv0444_EKOI (16S)

PR_L0265_EKOI (16S)

PR_L0162_EKOI (16S)

PR_Es020_EKOI (16S)

PR_Es003_EKOI (16S)

PR_N007_EKOI (16S)

ZFMK-TIS-2534110 (COI)

PR_L0175_EKOI (16S)

PR_L0242_EKOI (16S)

PR_L0333_EKOI (16S)

PR_E0060_EKOI (16S)

BFY3 (16S)

PR0048EKOI (16S)

PR_PL025_EKOI (16S)

PR_E0020_EKOI (16S)

PR0041EKOI (16S)

PR_E0075_EKOI (16S)

PR_Uk032_EKOI (16S)

PR_Es0415_EKOI (16S)

PR_E0093_EKOI (16S)

PR_Lv0457_EKOI (16S)

PR_Lv0447_EKOI (16S)

PR_E0097_EKOI (16S)

PR_Baltrus1_EKOI (16S)

PR_Lv0463_EKOI (16S)

PR_L0203_EKOI (16S)

PR_Lv0460_EKOI (16S)

BHJ9 (16S)

UMMZ265501 (16S)

PR_Es026_EKOI (16S)

PR_E0057_EKOI (16S)

PR_Es048_EKOI (16S)

PR_L0338_EKOI (16S)

PR_L0555_EKOI (16S)

Page updated: 11:41:58 Wed 22 Nov 2023

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