6506 thumb Canaiad's Freshwater Mussels of Canada

Diagnostics, Distribution and Biology of native unionids of Canada

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

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