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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 rivicola (Lamarck, 1818): specimens
     10 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Sphaerium rivicolaBogan (2010), IUCN (2011), Fauna Europaea (2012), Bespalaya et al. (2017), Múrria et al. (2020), Príe et al. (2021), Saito et al. (2022), Prié et al. (2023)
Rivicoliana rivicolaKantor et al. (2010)
Rivicoliana bourguignatiKantor et al. (2010)
Rivicoliana boettgerianaKantor et al. (2010)
Rivicoliana moriniKantor et al. (2010)
Sphaerium (Musculium) rivicolaStunžėnas et al. (2011)
Sphaerium (Rivicoliana) rivicolaVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Sphaerium (Rivicoliana) bourguignatiVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Sphaerium (Rivicoliana) boettgerianumVinarski & Kantor (2016)
Sphaerium (Rivicoliana) moriniVinarski & Kantor (2016)
“Sphaerium (S)” rivicolaFuentealba-Jara et al. (2017)
Sphaerium (Amesoda) rivicolaBespalaya et al. (2023)

Range: Widespread in Europe.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map

Genbank Vouchers


RMBH_MSph_97 (16S, 28S) Russia: Udmurtia, Chepyk village, Cheptsa river


UMMZ_266749 (ITS1, 5.8S, 18S)

10Sr (16S)

6Sr (16S)

8Sr (16S)

12Sr (16S)

Page updated: 09:07:32 Mon 06 May 2024

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