Canaiad's Freshwater Mussels of Canada

Diagnostics, habitats and habits of native unionids of Canada

Small
Brook Floater 1
Alasmidonta varicosa
Tidewater Mucket
Leptodea ochracea
240px alasmidonta heterodon
Dwarf Wedgemussel 2
Alasmidonta heterodon
Small
Yellow Lampmussel 3
Lampsilis cariosa
Newfoundland Floater
Pyganodon fragilis
Small
Eastern Floater 4
Pyganodon cataracta
Small
Western Pearlshell 5
Margaritifera falcata
Small
Freshwater Pearl Mussel 6
Margaritifera margaritifera
14402997433 a1f7f5d687 m
Western Ridged Mussel 7
Gonidea angulata
32013 260 190
Yukon Floater 8
Anodonta beringiana
Northern Floater
Pyganodon grandis simpsoniana
6219542252 e9f62cc35d m
Western Floater 9
Anodonta kennerlyi
Small
Winged Floater 10
Anodonta nuttalliana
Small
Giant Floater 4
Pyganodon grandis
24887 260 190
Rayed Bean 8
Villosa fabalis
Small
Rainbow Mussel 4
Villosa iris
Small
Deertoe 11
Truncilla truncata
59119 260 190
Fawnsfoot 8
Truncilla donaciformis
Small
Lilliput 12
Toxolasma parvum
Small
Kidneyshell 13
Ptychobranchus fasciolaris
55608 260 190
Round Hickorynut 8
Obovaria subrotunda
Small
Three-horn Wartyback 14
Obliquaria reflexa
Small
Eastern Pondmussel 4
Ligumia nasuta
63364 260 190
Wavyrayed Lampmussel 8
Lampsilis fasciola
54908 260 190
Snuffbox 15
Epioblasma triquetra
62228 260 190
Northern Riffleshell 8
Epioblasma torulosa rangiana
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Mucket 16
Actinonaias ligamentina
Small
Paper Pondshell 17
Utterbackia imbecillis
240px amblema plicata   royal ontario museum   dsc00194
Threeridge 18
Amblema plicata
240px cyclonaias tuberculata
Purple Wartyback 19
Cyclonaias tuberculata
Small
Elephantear 4
Elliptio crassidens
Small
Spike 20
Eurynia dilatata
Small
Eastern Elliptio 4
Elliptio complanata
Small
Wabash Pigtoe 21
Fusconaia flava
37722 260 190
Round Pigtoe 8
Pleurobema sintoxia
12941672655 0f28f266a1 m
Pimpleback 22
Quadrula pustulosa
12940902033 dcf3f5beb8 m
Mapleleaf 22
Quadrula quadrula
Small
salamander mussel 11
Simpsonaias ambigua
Small
White Heelsplitter 12
Lasmigona complanata
Small
Creek Heelsplitter 4
Lasmigona compressa
Small
Flutedshell 4
Lasmigona costata
Small
Fatmucket 23
Lampsilis siliquoidea
Small
Eastern Lampmussel 4
Lampsilis radiata
Small
Plain Pocketbook 20
Lampsilis cardium
58881 260 190
Alewife Floater 15
Anodonta implicata
Small
Cylindrical Papershell 4
Anodontoides ferussacianus
Small
Creeper 4
Strophitus undulatus
Small
Pink Heelsplitter 23
Potamilus alatus
Small
Fragile Papershell 4
Leptodea fragilis
Small
Hickorynut 4
Obovaria olivaria
Small
Black Sandshell 4
Ligumia recta
Small
Triangle Floater 4
Alasmidonta undulata
Small
Slippershell Mussel 11
Alasmidonta viridis
Small
Elktoe 4
Alasmidonta marginata

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