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Cracking pearlymussel
Bivalvia > Unionoida > Unionidae
Hemistena lata (Rafinesque, 1820)
Photographer: Gary Peeples, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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Gary Peeples, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,
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The cracking pearlymussel (Hemistena lata) is an endangered species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusk in the family Unionidae.

This species is native to the United States, where it remains only in Tennessee and Virginia. It was originally distributed in the Ohio River, Cumberland River and Tennessee River systems, but it has been extirpated from most of its previous range. Order: Unionoida, Family: Unionidae.

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