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The Unionidae of the Chagrin River: The Remnant of a Molluscan Fauna
Author Institution: The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Natural Areas and Preserves
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Mechanics of glochidial attachment (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionidae)
Glochidia are third‐class levers in which the valves form the lever arms and the single adductor muscle produces the force. In this study the lengths of the lever arms and the areas of glochidialExpand
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Morphological variation in glochidia shells of six species of Elliptio from Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Coast drainages in the southeastern United States
The genus Elliptio, with 36 currently recognized species, is the largest genus in the family Unionidae in North America. The genus is represented by two species, Elliptio crassidens and E. dilatata,Expand
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Brief Note: Discovery of the Federally Endangered Freshwater Mussel, Epioblasma obliquata obliquata (Rafinesque, 1820) (Unionidae), in Ohio
Author Institution: Department of Life and Earth Sciences, Otterbein College ; Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, Ohio Department of Natural Resources
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Determiniation of Anterior-Posterior Orientation of Glochidia by The Examination of Glochial Valves present within The Umbos of Juvenile Unionid Clams (Mollusca: Bivalvia)
The terms anterior and posterior have been used differently by various authors working with the glochidia of the Unionidae. This report reviews the contradictory use of these terms in regard toExpand
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A Study of the Mussels (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionidae) of Symmes Creek and Tributaries in Jackson, Gallia and Lawrence Counties, Ohio.
Freshwater mussels (family Unionidae) are among the most threatened of Ohio’s aquatic fauna. Interest in their biogeography has increased as their distribution and abundance has declined. is studyExpand