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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 pirothi (Jickeli, 1881): specimens
     8 nominal species as synonyms

Taxonomic History (since 2007)

Pisidium pirothiVan Damme & Van Bocxlaer (2009), IUCN (2010), Bogan (2010), Schultheiß et al. (2011), Clewing et al. (2022)
Pisidium cf. pirothiClewing et al. (2022)

Range: Widespread in Africa, from the Nile to the west and south through East Africa.

Map of Georeferenced Specimens
species map

There are no specimens in the MUSSELpdb for this species.

Genbank Vouchers


UGSB_16741 (ET04/1) (16S, H3) Ethiopia, SNNPR, Hani River (7.29474, 36.37632)

UGSB_16711 (ET10/1) (16S, H3) Ethiopia, Oromia (6.38359, 39.19669)

UGSB_16734 (ET01/2) (16S) Ethiopia, SNNPR (7.09281, 36.23154)


UGSB_25762 (MW02/1) (COI, 16S, 28S, H3) Malawi, Rumphi (-10.59568, 33.80687)


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