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cercarium of Gorgoderina vitelliloba endoparasitises Sphaerium

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Sphaerium

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Sphaerium is a genus of very small freshwater clams, aquatic bivalve molluscs in the family Sphaeriidae, known as the fingernail clams. The small clams in this genus are unusual in that many of them, such as Sphaerium corneum, can climb around underwater on aquatic plants, using their long and strong foot.

Species

  • Subgenus Nucleocyclas Alimov & Starobogatov, 1968
  • Subgenus Parasphaerium Alimov & Starobogatov, 1968
  • Subgenus Cyrenastrum Bourguignat, 1854
  • Without subgenus
  • Extinct

References

  1. ^ Van Damme, D. (2018). "Sphaerium bequaerti". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2018: e.T44255A58615594. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T44255A58615594.en. Retrieved 18 November 2021.
  2. ^ Sphaerium rhomboideum at mussel-project.uwsp.edu
  3. ^ Seddon, M.B.; Van Damme, D.; Lange, C. (2017). "Sphaerium stuhlmanni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T44256A110780643. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T44256A110780643.en. Retrieved 18 November 2021.
  4. ^ Loris S. Russell (1976). "Pelecypods of the Hell Creek Formation (Uppermost Cretaceous) of Garfield County, Montana". Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences. 13 (2): 365–388. Bibcode:1976CaJES..13..365R. doi:10.1139/e76-039.

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Sphaerium: Brief Summary

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Sphaerium is a genus of very small freshwater clams, aquatic bivalve molluscs in the family Sphaeriidae, known as the fingernail clams. The small clams in this genus are unusual in that many of them, such as Sphaerium corneum, can climb around underwater on aquatic plants, using their long and strong foot.

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