Canaiad's Freshwater Mussels of Canada

Diagnostics, Distribution and Biology of native unionids of Canada

Lake Floater 1
Pyganodon lacustris
Three-horn Wartyback 2
Obliquaria reflexa
Fawnsfoot 3
Truncilla donaciformis
Deertoe 3
Truncilla truncata
Snuffbox 4
Epioblasma triquetra
Northern Riffleshell 3
Epioblasma torulosa rangiana
Mucket 4
Actinonaias ligamentina
Threeridge 5
Amblema plicata
Purple Wartyback 4
Cyclonaias tuberculata
Eastern Elliptio 4
Elliptio complanata
Elephantear 3
Elliptio crassidens
Spike 4
Eurynia dilatata
Wabash Pigtoe 4
Fusconaia flava
Plain Pocketbook 4
Lampsilis cardium
Yellow Lampmussel 6
Lampsilis cariosa
Wavyrayed Lampmussel 7
Lampsilis fasciola
Eastern Lampmussel 3
Lampsilis radiata
Fatmucket 8
Lampsilis siliquoidea
Fragile Papershell 3
Leptodea fragilis
Tidewater Mucket 9
Leptodea ochracea
Eastern Pondmussel 3
Ligumia nasuta
Black Sandshell 3
Ligumia recta
Hickorynut 10
Obovaria olivaria
Round Hickorynut 4
Obovaria subrotunda
Round Pigtoe 4
Pleurobema sintoxia
Pink Heelsplitter 4
Potamilus alatus
Kidneyshell 3
Ptychobranchus fasciolaris
Pimpleback 11
Quadrula pustulosa
Mapleleaf 4
Quadrula quadrula
Lilliput 12
Toxolasma parvum
Rayed Bean 3
Villosa fabalis
Rainbow Mussel 3
Villosa iris
Paper Pondshell 13
Utterbackia imbecillis
Alewife Floater 4
Utterbackiana implicata
Dwarf Wedgemussel 14
Alasmidonta heterodon
Elktoe 3
Alasmidonta marginata
Triangle Floater 3
Alasmidonta undulata
Brook Floater 9
Alasmidonta varicosa
Slippershell Mussel 15
Alasmidonta viridis
Yukon Floater 16
Anodonta beringiana
Western Floater 17
Anodonta kennerlyi
Winged Floater 18
Anodonta nuttalliana
Cylindrical Papershell 3
Anodontoides ferussacianus
White Heelsplitter 4
Lasmigona complanata
Creek Heelsplitter 4
Lasmigona compressa
Flutedshell 3
Lasmigona costata
Eastern Floater 3
Pyganodon cataracta
Newfoundland Floater
Pyganodon fragilis
Giant Floater 3
Pyganodon grandis
Northern Floater
Pyganodon grandis simpsoniana
salamander mussel 4
Simpsonaias ambigua
Creeper 3
Strophitus undulatus
Western Ridged Mussel 19
Gonidea angulata
Western Pearlshell 20
Margaritifera falcata
Freshwater Pearl Mussel 3
Margaritifera margaritifera

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