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Table Bc02: Living and Dead Mussel Species Collected within the Gasconade River Watershed

Table Bc02: Living and Dead Mussel Species Collected within the Gasconade River Watershed

Collected from 1980-94 and 1998-1999 (Missouri Department of Conservation Fisheries Research Collection 1995b and 1999)

Scientific Name Common Name
Actinonaias ligametina Mucket
Alasmidonta marginata Elktoe
Amblema plicata Threeridge
Corbicula fluminea Asiatic Clam
Cumberlandia monodonta Spectaclecase
Cyclonaias tuberculata Purple Wartyback
Ellipsaria lineolata Butterfly
Elliptio crassidens Elephant-ear
Elliptio dilatata Spike
Fusconaia ebena Ebonyshell
Fusconaia flava Wabash Pigtoe
Lampsilis reeviana reeviana Arkansas Broken-ray
Lampsilis reeviana brittsi Northern Broken Shell
Lampsilis siliquoidea Fatmucket
Lampsilis abrupta Pink Mucket
Lampsilis teres Yellow SandShell
Lampsilis cardium Plain Pocketbook
Lasmigona costata Fluted-shell
Lasmigona omplanata complanata White Heelsplitter
Leptodea fragilis Fragile Paper shell
Leptodea leptodon Scaleshell
Ligumia recta Black Sandshell
Ligumia subrostrata Pondmussel
Megalonaias nervosa Washboard
Obliquaria reflexa Threehorn Wartyback
Pleurobema sintoxia Round Pigtoe
Potamilus alatus Pink Heelsplitter
Potamilus ohiensis Pink Papershell
Ptychobranchus occidentalis Ouachita Kidneyshell
Pyganodon grandis  
Quadrula quadrula Mapleleaf
Quadrula metanevra Monkeyface
Quadrula pustulosa Pimpleback
Strophitus undulatus Squawfoot
Tritigonia verrucosa Pistolgrip
Toxolasma parvus Lilliput
Truncilla truncata Deertoe
Truncilla donaciformis Fawnsfoot
Utterbackia imbecillis Paper Pondshell
Venustaconcha ellipsiformis Ellipse
Villosa iris Rainbow
Villosa lienosa Little Spectaclecase

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