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Sphaerium occidentale  (Herrington Fingernailclam)

Photo of Sphaerium occidentale by Ian Gardiner
© Ian Gardiner (Photo ID #69501)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Flathead, BC Photographer Ian Gardiner
Habitat Temporary pond, leaf litter/silt bottom
Photo Date Upload Date July 13, 2014
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 69501
Notes Right valve, inner view. The low, rounded ridge that runs from near the beaks to near the middle of the ventral margin (on each valve) can be distinguished in this image. This ridge may not be present in all specimens, and perhaps not in all populations. Collected 03 Jul 2014. ID confirmed by Gerry Mackie.

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