Table Bc04: Mussels collected from the West Osage River Basin

Mussels collected from the West Osage River Basin in Kansas by the Kansas Biological Survey (Bill Bosby, KNHI, personal communication).
SPECIES COMMON NAME
Actinonaias carinata Mucket
Actinonaias ellipsiformi Ellipse
Amblema plicata Three-ridge
Anodonta grandis Giant floater
Anodonta imbecilis Paper pond shell
Arcidens confragosus Rock pocketbook
Elliptio dilatatus Spike
Fusconaia flava Wabash pig-toe
Lampsilis ovata Pocketbook
Lampsilis radiata Fat mucket
Lampsilis teres Yellow sand shell
Lasmigona complanata White heel-splitter
Leptodea fragilis Fragile paper shell
Ligumia recta Black sand shell
Ligumia subrostrata Pond mussel
Megalonaias gigantea Washboard
Obliquaria reflexa Three-horned warty-back
Pleurobema cordatum Ohio pig-toe
Proptera alatus Pink heel-splitter
Potamilis ohioensis Pink paper shell
Proptera purpuratus Purple shell
Quadrula pustulosa Pimple-back
Quadrula quadrula Maple leaf
Strophitus undulatus Squaw foot
Tritogonia verrucosa Pistol-grip
Truncilla donaciformis Fawn's foot
Truncilla truncata Deer-toe
Uniomerus tetralasmus Pond-horn

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