Table Bc03: Freshwater mussel species found within the North Fork Watershed

Freshwater mussel species found within the North Fork Watershed in Missouri (1=Oesch 1995, 2=Buchanan 1996, 3=MDC 1998b, Turgeon 1998).
Common Name Scientific Name Source
Arkansas Broken-ray Lampsilis r. reeviana 1,2,3
Asian Clam Corbicula fluminea 1,3
Bleedingtooth Mussel Venustaconcha pleasi 1,2,3
Creeper Strophitus undulatus 1,3
Elktoe Alasmidonta marginata 1,3
Fatmucket Lampsilis siliquoidea 3
Fluted Shell Lasmigona costata 1,3
Lilliput Toxolasma parvus 1
Little Spectaclecase Villosa lienosa 3
Northern Broken-ray Lampsilis r. brittsi 3
Ouachita Kidneyshell Ptychobranchus occidentalis 1,2,3
Ozark Pigtoe Fusconaia ozarkensis 1,2,3
Ozark Broken-ray Lampsilis r. brevicula 1,2,3
Plain Pocketbook Lampsilis cardium 1,3
Purple Lilliput Toxolasma lividus 1,2,3
Purple Wartyback Cyclonaias tuberculata 1,3
Rainbow Villosa iris 1,2,3
Round Pigtoe Pleurobema sintoxia 3
Slippershell Mussel Alasmidonta viridis 1,2,3
Spike Elliptio dilatata 1,3
Wabash Pigtoe Fusconaia flava 3

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