Dark pigtoe

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Dark pigtoe
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Unionoida
Family: Unionidae
Genus: Pleurobema
Species: P. furvum
Binomial name
Pleurobema furvum
Conrad, 1834

The dark pigtoe, scientific name Pleurobema furvum, is a species of freshwater mussel in the family Unionidae, the river mussels. This aquatic bivalve mollusk is native to Alabama in the United States, where it is mainly limited to the Black Warrior River. It is a federally listed endangered species of the United States.[1]

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