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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 | Euglesa

species Euglesa milium (Held, 1836): specimens
     10 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Pisidium miliumSchultheiß et al. (2008), Kuiper (2009), IUCN (2010), Bogan (2010), ITIS (2012), Fauna Europaea (2012), Clewing et al. (2013), Saito et al. (2022)
Tetragonocyclas miliumKantor et al. (2010)
Tetragonocyclas tetragonaKantor et al. (2010)
Tetragonocyclas baudonianaKantor et al. (2010)
Tetragonocyclas quadrangulaKantor et al. (2010)
Tetragonocyclas subtetragonaKantor et al. (2010)
Euglesa (Tetragonocyclas) miliumVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Euglesa (Tetragonocyclas) tetragonumVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Euglesa (Tetragonocyclas) baudonianaVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Euglesa (Tetragonocyclas) quadrangulaVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Euglesa (Tetragonocyclas) subtetragonaVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Pisidium (Cyclocalyx) miliumBespalaya et al. (2017), Voode (2017), Fuentealba-Jara et al. (2017)
Euglesa (Cyclocalyx) miliumMouthon & Forcellini (2017)
Euglesa miliumVinarski et al. (2020), Príe et al. (2021), Bespalaya et al. (2022), Prié et al. (2023)
Euglesa (Cingulipisidium) miliumBespalaya et al. (2023)

Range: Widespread in Eurasia, as well as North America west of the Great Lakes. Pleistocene fossils have been reported from the upper Nile.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map

There are no specimens in the MUSSELpdb for this species.

Genbank Vouchers


RMBH_MSph_783_1 (16S, 28S) Russia: Yakutia, Srednekolymsk, lake next to the oil depot

RMBH_MSph_538 (16S, 28S) Russia: Nenets Autonomous Area, Nes village, Niznee Maglinskoe lake

RMBH_MSph_560_2 (16S) Russia: Yakutia, Ust-Yansky District, Ust-Kuyga village

RMBH_MSph_245 (16S) Russia: Nenets Autonomous Area, Bolshezemelskaya tundra, Vashutkiny Lakes, Diyaty lake

RMBH_MSph_560_3 (16S) Russia: Yakutia, Ust-Yansky District, Ust-Kuyga village

RMBH_MSph_480 (16S) Russia: Kamchatka, Ust-Kamchatsky District, biostation "Raduga", Azabachye lake

RMBH_MSph_783_2 (16S) Russia: Yakutia, Srednekolymsk, lake next to the oil depot

RMBH_MSph_734 (16S) Russia: Irkutsk region, near Vitim Nature Reserve, Dannoe lake

RMBH_MSph_644 (16S) Russia: Irkutsk region, Vitim Nature Reserve, Gnilaya Kuria

RMBH_MSph_560_1 (16S) Russia: Yakutia, Ust-Yansky District, Ust-Kuyga village


RMBH_MSph_279_3 (16S, 28S) USA: Montana, Yellowstone National Park, Swan Lake


UMMZ_266666 (16S, ITS1, 5.8S, 18S)

UMMZ_266733 (16S, ITS1, 5.8S, 18S)

442042Ar (16S)

rg08ar (16S)

dd90ar (16S)

rghpArO (16S)

rg212ar (16S)

rghp1br (16S)

442192ar (16S)

St_up_17 (16S)

rgcl1aar (16S)

rghp029ar (16S)

rgpgp02ar (16S)

rgspl03ar (16S)

dd87br (16S)

442442 (16S)

44204Ar (16S)

rg211ar (16S)

dd88br (16S)

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