Epioblasma flexuosa (Rafinesque)
|Arcuate Pearly Mussel;
|syn. Margaron foliatus (Hildreth), Plagiola flexuosa (Rafinesque), Truncilla foliata (Hildreth), Unio flexuosus (Rafinesque)|
USA: Alabama; Illinois; Indiana; Kentucky; Ohio; Tennessee
extinction date: last seen in 1900
|The Arcuate Pearly Mussel
was once distributed in several river systems, that stretched over six of
the US-American States, Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio as well
This species was last collected in the year 1900 and is considered extinct since.
Arcuate Pearly Mussel (Epioblasma flexuosa)
Depiction from: 'T. A. Conrad: Monography of the family Unionidae; or Naiades of Lamarck (freshwater bivalve shells) of North America. Philadelphia, J. Dobson, 1836'