Table Bc02: Mussels Found within the Big River Basin

Table Bc02: Mussels Found within the Big River Basin

 

(Buchanan 1980, Ryckman et al. 1973)
Common Name Scientific Name
Spectacle case Cumberlandia monodonta
Paper floater Anodonta imbecilus
Giant floater Anodonta grandis grandis
Squaw foot Strophitus undulatus undulatus
Elk toe Alasmidonta marginata
Slipper shell Alasmidonta viridis
White heel-splitter Lasmigona complanata
Fluted shell Lasmigona costata
Washboard Megalonaias nervosa
Pistol-grip Tritigonia verrucosa
Monkey-face Quadrula metanevra
Pimple-back Quadrula pustulosa
Three-ridge Amblema plicata
Wabash pig-toe Fusconaia flava
Round pig-toe Pleurobema sintoxia
Lady-finger Elliptio dilatata
Three-horned warty-back Obliquaria reflexa
Mucket Actinonaias ligamentina carinata
Ellipse Venustaconcha ellipsiformis ellipsiformis
Butterfly Ellipsaria lineolata
Deer-toe Truncilla truncata
Fawn's foot Truncilla donaciformis
Scale shell Leptodea leptodon
Fragile paper shell Leptodea fragilis
Pink heel-splitter Potamilis alatus
Pink paper shell Potamilus ohioensis
Liliput shell Toxolasma parvus
Black sand shell Ligumia recta
Slough sand shell Lampsilis teres teres
Yellow sand shell Lampsilis teres anodontoides
Fat mucket Lampsilis radiata luteola
Pink mucket Lampsilis abrupta
Pocketbook Lampsilis ventricosa
Britt's mussel Lampsilis reeviana brittsi

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