Table Bc08: Mussels collected from the Eleven Point Watershed

Table Bc08. Mussels collected from the Eleven Point Watershed (Oesch 1995, MDC 1998b, and Turgeon et al. 1998).
Scientific Name Common Name Federal Status State Status
Corbicula fluminea Asian Clam - -
Cyclonaias tuberculata Purple Wartyback - -
Elliptio dilatata Spike - -
Fusconaia flava Wabash Pigtoe - -
Fusconaia ozarkensis Ozark Pigtoe - -
Lampsilis cardium Plain Pocketbook - -
Lampsilis r. brittsi Northern Broken-ray - -
Lampsilis r. brevicula Ozark Brokenray - -
Lampsilis siliquoidea Fatmucket - -
Lasmigona costata Fluted Shell - -
Ligumia recta* Black Sandshell - -
Ligumia subrostrata Pondmussel - -
Pleurobema sintoxia Round Pigtoe - -
Ptychobranchus occidentalis* Ouachita Kidneyshell # -
Pyganodon grandis Giant Floater - -
Quadrula pustulosa pustulosa Pimpleback - -
Strophitus undulatus Creeper - -
Toxolasma lividus* Purple Lilliput # -
Toxolasma parvus Lilliput - -
Utterbackia imbecillis Paper Pondshell - -
Venustaconcha pleasi Bleedingtooth Mussel - -
Villosa iris Rainbow - -
Villosa lienosa Little Spectaclecase - -

* Species of Conservation Concern (MDC 1999a)

# Former category-2 candidate (In December of 1996, the USFWS discontinued the practice of maintaining a list of species regarded as "category-2 candidates". MDC continues to distinguish these species for information and planning purposes.)

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