Freshwater Bivalves Of The United States

 
Alasmidonta arcula (I. Lea, 1838) Arc-mussel Amblema plicata (Say, 1817) Three Ridge
Alasmidonta arcula (I. Lea, 1838) Amblema plicata (Say, 1817)
Arc-mussel | Georgia Three Ridge | Illinois
Anodonta couperiana I. Lea, 1840 Barrel Floater Anodonta gibbosa Say, 1824 Inflated Floater
Anodonta couperiana I. Lea, 1840 Anodonta gibbosa Say, 1824
Barrel Floater | Florida Inflated Floater | Georgia
Anodonta suborbiculata Say, 1831 Flat Floater Canthyria spinosa (I. Lea, 1836) Altamaha Spinymussel
Anodonta suborbiculata Say, 1831 Canthyria spinosa (I. Lea, 1836)
Flat Floater | Illinois Altamaha Spinymussel | Georgia

Cyclonais tuberculata (Rafinesque, 1820) Purple Wartyback

Cyclonais tuberculata (Rafinesque, 1820) Purple Wartyback

Cyclonais tuberculata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Cyclonais tuberculata (Rafinesque, 1820)

Purple Wartyback | Ohio

Purple Wartyback | Illinois

Elliptio ahenea (I. Lea, 1847) Southern Lance

Elliptio ahenea (I. Lea, 1847) Southern Lance

Elliptio ahenea (I. Lea, 1847)

Elliptio ahenea (I. Lea, 1847)

Southern Lance | Florida

Southern Lance | Florida

Elliptio waltoni (B. H. Wright, 1888) Florida Lance

Elliptio ahenea (I. Lea, 1847)

Elliptio ahenea (I. Lea, 1847)

Southern Lance | Florida

Southern Lance | Florida

Elliptio ahenea (I. Lea, 1847) Southern Lance

Elliptio chipolaensis (Walker, 1905) Chipola Slabshell

Elliptio ahenea (I. Lea, 1847)

Elliptio chipolaensis (Walker, 1905)

Southern Lance | Florida

Chipola Slabshell | Florida

Elliptio crassidens (Lamarck, 1819) Elephant Ear Elliptio dariensis (I. Lea, 1842) Georgia Elephant-ear
Elliptio crassidens (Lamarck, 1819) Elliptio dariensis (I. Lea, 1842)
Elephant Ear | Florida Georgia Elephant Ear | Georgia
Elliptio dilatata (Rafinesque, 1820) Elliptio hopetonensis (I. Lea, 1838) Altamaha Slabshell
Elliptio dilatata (Rafinesque, 1820) Elliptio hopetonensis (I. Lea, 1838)
Spike | Pennsylvania Altamaha Slabshell | Georgia

Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838) Florida Spike

Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838) Florida Spike In Situ
Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838) Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838)
Florida Spike | Florida Florida Spike | Florida

Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838) Florida Spike In Situ

Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838) Florida Spike

Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838)

Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838)

Florida Spike | Florida

Florida Spike | Florida
Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838) Florida Spike Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838) Florida Spike In Situ
Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838) Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838)
Florida Spike | Florida Florida Spike | Florida

Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838) Florida Spike In Situ

Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838) Florida Spike

Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838)

Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838)

Florida Spike | Florida

Florida Spike | Florida

Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838) Florida Spike

Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838) Florida Spike Giant Specimen

Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838)

Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838)

Florida Shiny Spike | Florida

Florida Shiny Spike | Florida

Williams et al. (2014) wrote that the species reached 100 mm. However, in northeast Florida this reporter has never previously found a specimen larger than 75 mm.

 

Elliptio jayensis (I. Lea, 1838)

 

Florida Shiny Spike | Florida

 

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