Epioblasma walkeri

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Epioblasma walkeri
Epioblasma walkeri
Conservation status

Critically Imperiled (NatureServe)[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Unionoida
Family: Unionidae
Genus: Epioblasma
Species: E. walkeri
Binomial name
Epioblasma walkeri
Synonyms

Epioblasma florentina walkeri

Epioblasma walkeri, common name the tan riffleshell, is a species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusk in the family Unionidae, the river mussels.

Many scientists now recognize this mussel as synonymous or a subspecies of the presumed extinct Epioblasma florentina due to integrating shell characteristics between them.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Epioblasma florentina walkeri". NatureServe. Retrieved 2011-12-02.