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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 argentinum (d’Orbigny, 1835): specimens
     2 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Musculium argentinumRumi et al. (2008), Schultheiß et al. (2008), IUCN (2011), Clewing et al. (2013), Pereira et al. (2014), Fuentealba-Jara et al. (2017), Ituarte (2020), Saito et al. (2022)
Sphaerium argentinumBogan (2010), Bespalaya et al. (2017)
Sphaerium (Musculium) argentinumStunžėnas et al. (2011), Bespalaya et al. (2023)

Range: Parana Basin, Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map


INHS_40677 Banados de Carrasco, Canelones, Uruguay

Genbank Vouchers


UMMZ_266668 (16S, ITS1, 5.8S, 18S)

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