Girish Mahajan

Scioto pigtoe

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Unionoida
Genus  Pleurobema
Higher classification  Pleurobema
Phylum  Mollusca
Family  Unionidae
Scientific name  Pleurobema bournianum
Rank  Species
Similar  Pleurobema, Molluscs, Bivalvia, Arcuate pearly mu, Epioblasma

The Scioto pigtoe, scientific name Pleurobema bournianum, was a species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusk in the family Unionidae, the river mussels.

This species was endemic to the United States. Its natural habitat was rivers.

References

Scioto pigtoe Wikipedia


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