James River spinymussel

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James River spinymussel
James spinymussel (Pleurobema collina) found during sream survey in Virginia (8002764522).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Unionoida
Family: Unionidae
Genus: Pleurobema
Species: P. collina
Binomial name
Pleurobema collina
Conrad, 1837

The James River spinymussel (Pleurobema collina) is a species of freshwater mussel in the family Unionidae, the river mussels. This species is native to North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia in the United States.[1] It is a federally listed endangered species of the United States.


  1. ^ Pleurobema collina. The Nature Conservancy.

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