Altamaha arcmussel (Alasmidonta arcula)

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Altamaha arcmussel fact file

Altamaha arcmussel description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumMollusca
ClassBivalvia
OrderUnionoida
FamilyUnionidae
GenusAlasmidonta (1)

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Altamaha arcmussel status

Classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List(1) .

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (January, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Altamaha arcmussel shell specimen  
Altamaha arcmussel shell specimen

© Bill Frank

Bill Frank
http://www.jaxshells.org/

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