Table Bc03: Mussel Species Occurrence in the Fabius River Basin

Table Bc03: Mussel Species Occurrence in the Fabius River Basin

(from Buchanan 1992).
Species North Fabius Middle Fabius South Fabius
Paper floater (Anodonta imbecilis)     X
Flat floater (Anodonta suborbiculata)     X
Giant floater (Anodonta grandis grandis)   X X
Stout floater (Anodonta g. corpulenta) X    
Squaw foot (Strophitus undulatus undulatus) X X X
White heelsplitter (Lasmigona complanata)   X X
Washboard (Megalonaias nervosa) X X  
Buckhorn - Pistolgrip (Tritogonia verrucosa) X X X
Mapleleaf (Quadrula quadrula) X X X
Wartyback (Quadrula nodulata) X X  
Pimpleback (Quadrula pustulosa)     X
Three-ridge (Amblema plicata) X X X
Pigtoe (Fusconaia flava)     X
Threehorn wartyback (Obliquaria reflexa) X X X
Mucket (Actinonaias ligamentina carinata)     X
Deertoe (Truncilla truncata) X X  
Fawnfoot (Truncilla donaciformis) X X X
Fragile papershell (Leptodea fragilis) X X X
Pink heelsplitter (Potamilus alatus) X X X
Pink papershell (Potamilus ohienis) X X X
Lilliput shell (Toxolasma parvus) X X  
Slough sandshell (Lampsilis teres teres) X X X
Fat mucket (Lampsilis radiata luteola)   X X
Pocketbook (Lampsilis ventricosa) X X X
Total Species 17 19 19

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