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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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species Sphaerium nitidum Clessin in Westerlund, 1876: specimens
     6 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Sphaerium nitidumBogan (2010), ITIS (2012), Fauna Europaea (2012), Vinarski et al. (2020), Príe et al. (2021), Bespalaya et al. (2022)
Parasphaerium nitidaKantor et al. (2010)
Parasphaerium rectidensKantor et al. (2010)
Sphaerium ovaleIUCN (2011)
Sphaerium (Parasphaerium) nitidumVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Sphaerium (Parasphaerium) rectidensVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Sphaerium cf. nitidumBespalaya et al. (2021), Saito et al. (2022)
Sphaerium (Herringtonium) nitidumBespalaya et al. (2023)

Range: Holarctic, at higher latitudes.

There are no specimens in the MUSSELpdb for this species.

Genbank Vouchers


RMBH_MSph_339 (16S)

RMBH_MSph_87 (16S)

RMBH_MSph_15 (16S)

RMBH_MSph_14 (16S)

RMBH MSph494/2 (28S)

RMBH_MSph_494_2 (16S)

RMBH_MSph_372 (16S)

RMBH MSph372 (28S)

RMBH MSph497/2 (28S)

RMBH_MSph_11 (16S)

RMBH MSph37 (28S)

RMBH_MSph_497_1 (16S)

RMBH_MSph_415 (16S)

RMBH MSph415 (28S)

RMBH_MSph_497_2 (16S)

RMBH_MSph_37 (16S)

RMBH MSph339 (28S)

Page updated: 11:09:51 Sat 17 Feb 2024

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