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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 lacustre (Müller, 1774): specimens
     40 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Musculium lacustreTaylor et al. (2007), Schultheiß et al. (2008), Kiliçaslan & Özbek (2010), Kantor et al. (2010), ..., Vinarski et al. (2020), Groh et al. (2020), Saito et al. (2022), Clewing et al. (2022)
Sphaerium lacustreBogan (2010), He & Zhuang (2013), Bespalaya et al. (2017), Príe et al. (2021), Prié et al. (2023)
Musculium ryckholtiiKantor et al. (2010)
Musculium crepliniKantor et al. (2010)
Musculium terverianumKantor et al. (2010)
Musculium steiniiKantor et al. (2010)
Musculium compressumKantor et al. (2010), IUCN (2011)
Musculium mucronulatumKantor et al. (2010)
Sphaerium maroccanumIUCN (2010)
Musculium hungaricumKantor et al. (2010)
Musculium clessiniKantor et al. (2010)
Sphaerium compressumBogan (2010)
Musculium heterodonKantor et al. (2010)
Musculium johanseniKantor et al. (2010)
Sphaerium amurenseBogan (2010)
Musculium amurenseKantor et al. (2010)
Musculium jurieviKantor et al. (2010)
Musculium kafanoviKantor et al. (2010)
Musculium likhareviKantor et al. (2010)
Musculium moussoniKantor et al. (2010)
Sphaerium (Musculium) lacustreStunžėnas et al. (2011), Bespalaya et al. (2023)
Musculium (s.s.) lacustreVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Musculium (s.s.) ryckholtiVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Musculium (s.s.) crepliniVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Musculium (s.s.) terverianumVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Musculium (s.s.) steiniiVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Musculium (s.s.) compressumVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Musculium (s.s.) mucronulatumVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Musculium (s.s.) hungaricumVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Musculium (s.s.) clessiniVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Musculium (s.s.) moussoniVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Musculium (s.s.) heterodonVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Musculium (s.s.) johanseniVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Musculium (s.s.) amurenseVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Musculium (s.s.) jurieviVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Musculium (s.s.) kafanoviVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Musculium (s.s.) likhareviVinarski & Kantor (2016)

Range: Holarctic, Eurasia and North America.


INHS_57927 Belgium


INHS_58297 England

Genbank Vouchers


UMMZ_266755 (16S, ITS1, 5.8S, 18S)

UMMZ_266754 (16S, ITS1, 5.8S, 18S)

UGSB_9048 (GE03/1) (COI, 16S, H3)

RMBH MSph675 (16S, 28S)

CO_2000_1* (16S)

RMBH MSph279/2 (16S)

RMBH MSph283/1 (16S)

S7 (mtGenome)

RMBH MSph402/2 (16S)

JJ02 (COI)

JJ04 (COI)


S3 (mtGenome)

JJ03 (COI)

RMBH MSph402/1 (16S)

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