Southern clubshell

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Southern clubshell
Pleurobema decisum.jpg
Pleurobema decisum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Unionoida
Family: Unionidae
Genus: Pleurobema
Species: P. decisum
Binomial name
Pleurobema decisum
(I. Lea, 1831)

The southern clubshell, scientific name Pleurobema decisum, is a species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusk in the family Unionidae, the river mussels.

This species is endemic to the United States. Its natural habitat is rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss. The species natural habitat is in Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia (U.S. state).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bogan, A.E. 2000. Pleurobema decisum. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 7 August 2007.
  2. ^ "Species Profile for Southern Clubshell". ecos.fws.gov. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Retrieved November 4, 2016.