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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 japonicum Westerlund, 1883: specimens
     2 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Sphaerium japonicumBogan (2010), Bespalaya et al. (2017)
Sphaerium japonicum biwaenseBogan (2010)
Sphaerium biwaenseIUCN (2011)
Musculium japonicumClewing et al. (2013), Fuentealba-Jara et al. (2017), Saito et al. (2022)

Range: Japan.

There are no specimens in the MUSSELpdb for this species.

Genbank Vouchers

NIESR0017 (COI).

NIESR0095 (COI).

NIESR0643 (COI).

UMMZ266720 (16S).

NIESR0932 (COI).

Page updated: 11:38:16 Sun 01 Oct 2023

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