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Giant floater  (c) 2002 DCA

Giant floater

Pyganodon grandis

2002 DCA

Fragile papershell  (c) 2002  DCA

Fragile papershell   Leptodea fragilis 

2002 DCA

Elktoe  (c) 2002 DCAElktoe

Alasmidonta marginata

2002 DCA

Plain pocketbook  (c) 2002 DCA

Plain pocketbook  Lampsilis ventricosa

  2002 DCA

Fluted shell  (c) 2002 DCA

   Fluted shell  Lasmigona costata         2002 DCA

Pink papershell  (c) 2002  DCA

Pink papershell Potamilus ohiensis

2002 DCA

Purple wartyback (c) 2002 DCAPurple wartyback  Cyclonaias tuberculata 

2002 DCA

 

Ohio special interest species

Elephant ear  (c) 2002 DCA

   Elephant ear  Elliptio crassidens

2002 DCA  Ohio endangered species

Rayed bean  (c) 2002  DCARayed bean  Villosa fabilis  2002 DCA

 

Ohio endangered species

Rainbow mussel  (c) 2002  DCA

Rainbow 

Villosa iris

2002 DCA

Round pigtoe  (c) 2002 DCA

Round pigtoe  Pleurobema sintoxia     2002 DCA

Creek heelsplitter  (c) 2002  DCACreek heelsplitter  Lasmigona compressa   

2002 DCA

Washboard  (c) 2002  DCAWashboard

Megalonaias nervosa

2002 DCA

Fragile papershell with foot  (c) 2002 DCA

Fragile papershell with foot extended   2002 DCA

Deertoe  (c) 2002  DCADeertoe

Truncilla truncata

2002 DCA

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