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Musculium transversum (Say, 1829)
Long Fingernailclam
Family: Sphaeriidae

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© Ian Gardiner  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #98297)

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Distribution of Musculium transversum in British Columbia
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Distribution: North America, east of the Rockies. Introduced to Europe. (Graf and Cummings 2012).

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
NativeS3S5BlueNot Listed
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Synonyms and Alternate Names

Sphaerium transversum (Say, 1829)

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General References

Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2024-05-25 8:13:06 PM]
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