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Table Bc08: Mussels found in the Sac River basin

Table Bc08: Mussels found in the Sac River basin.
Common Name Scientific Name Collection1
Paper pondshell Utterbackis imbecilis 1965-1999
Giant floater Anodonta grandis 1965-1999
Creeper Strophitus undulatus 1999
Elk toe Alasmidonta marginata 1965-1999
Slippershell Alasmidonta viridis 1965-1999
White heel splitter Lasmigonia complanata 1999
Fluted shell Lasmigonia costata 1965-1999
Washboard Megalonaias nervosa 1965-1999
Pistolgrip Tritogonia verrucosa 1999
Mapleleaf Quadrula quadrula 1999
Pimpleback Quadrula pustulosa 1965-1999
Monkeyface Quadrula metanevra 1999
Threeridge Amblema plicata 1999
Wabash pigtoe Fusconaia flava 1965-1999
Purple wartyback Cyclonaias tuberculata 1999
Round pigtoe Pleurobema sintoxia 1965-1999
Spike Elliptio dilatata 1999
Ouachita kidney-shell Ptychobranchus occidentalis 1965-1999
Threehorn wartyback Obliquaria reflexa 1999
Mucket Actinonaias ligamentina carinata 1965-1999
Ellipse Venustaconcha ellipsiformis ellipsiformis 1965-1999
Butterfly Ellipsaria lineolata 1999
Fawnsfoot Truncilla donaciformis 1999
Deertoe Truncilla truncata 1978 - 1999
Fragile papershell Leptodea fragilis 1978 - 1999
Pink heelsplitter Potamilus alatus 1999
Pink papershell Potamilus ohioensis 1965-1999
Lilliput Toxolasma parvus 1965-1999
Black sandshell Ligumia recta 1965-1999
Pondmussel Ligumia subrostrata 1965-1999
Yellow sandshell Lampsilis teres 1965-1999
Fat mucket Lampsilis siliquodiea 1965-1999
Pink mucket Lampsilis abrupta 1965-1999
Plain pocketbook Lampsilis cardium 1999
Northern brokenray Lampsilis reeviana brittsi 1965-1999
Asian clam Corbicula fulminea 1999

1 - Sources of collection information: MDC Naiad Database (1978), Cummings and Mayer (1982), Oesch (1984), and 1999 samples collected from the lower Sac River by Dr. Chris Barnhart (SMSU) and Horse Creek by Sue Bruenderman, Scott Faiman, Rick Horton, and Tim Banek of MDC.

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