Table Bc04: Mussels of the Pomme de Terre River watershed

Table Bc04: Mussels of the Pomme de Terre River watershed (Oesch 1995, Al Buchanan, MDC, pers. comm., and MDC mussel database).
Scientific Name/Genus species Common Name Period last collected1 Location2
Pyganodon grandis Giant floater D A,B
Strophitus undulatus Creeper D A,B
Alasmidonta marginata Elktoe B B
Alasmidonta viridis Slippershell mussel A B
Lasmigona c. complanata White heelsplitter A B
Lasmigona costata Flutedshell B A,B
Megalonaias nervosa Washboard B B
Tritogonia verrucosa Pistolgrip B B
Quadrula quadrula Mapleleaf B B
Quadrula p. pustulosa Pimpleback C B
Quadrula metanevra Monkeyface B B
Amblema plicata Threeridge D A,B
Fusconaia flava Wabash pigtoe B B
Fusconaia ozarkensis Ozark pigtoe B A
Cyclonaias tuberculata Purple wartyback B B
Pleurobema sintoxia Round pigtoe B B
Elliptio dilatata Spike C A,B
Obliquaria reflexa Threehorn wartyback B B
Cyprogenia aberti Western fanshell B A,B
Actinonaias ligamentina Mucket B A,B
Venustaconcha ellipsiformis Ellipse D A,B
Ellipsaria lineolata Butterfly C B
Truncilla donaciformis Fawnsfoot B A,B
Truncilla truncata Deertoe B B
Leptodea fragilis Fragile papershell D B
Potamilus alatus Pink heelsplitter D A,B
Potamilus ohioensis Pink papershell B A,B
Ligumia recta Black sandshell B B
Ligumia subrostra Pondmussel D B
Lampsilis teres Yellow sandshell B B
Lampsilis siliquoidea Fatmucket D B
Lampsilis cardium Pocketbook D A,B
Lampsilis reeviana brittsi Northern brokenray B B
Corbicula fluminea Asian clam B A,B

1 A=from archeological location (no recent occurrence),

B=collected after 1965,

C=collected in 1976,

D=collected in 1979.

2 A=above Pomme de Terre Dam,

B=below Pomme de Terre Dam.

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