Table Bc03: Mussels Found in the Cuivre River Basin

Table Bc03: Mussels Found in the Cuivre River Basin
(Oesch 1984).
Common Name Scientific Name Status
Giant floater Anodonta grandis  
Elktoe Alasmidonta marginata  
White heelsplitter Lasmigona c. complanata  
Fluted-shell Lasmigona costata  
Mapleleaf Quadrula quadrula  
Pimpleback Quadrula p. plicata  
Threeridge Amblema p. plicata  
Wabash pigtoe Fusconaia flava  
Spike Elliptio dilatata  
Mucket Actinonaias ligamentina  
Deertoe Truncilla truncata  
Fragile papershell Leptodea frafilis  
Pondmussel Ligumia subrostrata  
Yellow sandshell Lampsilis teres  
Hickorynut Obovaria olivaria State Watch List
Pocketbook Lampsilis ovata

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