CHECKLIST OF THE MUSSELS AND CLAMS (BIVALVIA) OF ARKANSAS

Animalia Animals
Mollusca
Bivalvia
Eulamellibranchia
Unionoida
Unionacea Mussels
Margaritiferidae
Cumberlandiinae
Cumberlandia monodonta (Say) Spectacle Case
Unionidae
Ambleminae
Ambelmini
Fusconaia flava (Rafinesque) Pigtoe, Wabash Pigtoe, Red Shell, Red Nose
Fusconaia ebena (Lea) Black Heac
Fusconaia ozarkensis (Call) Ozark Pigtoe, Ozark Shell
Amblema plicata (Say) Three Ridge, Blue Point, Washboard, Rock Mussel
Quadrula pustulosa (Lea) Warty Back, Pimple Back, Warty Pigtoe
Quadrula nodulata (Rafinesque) Pimple Back, Warty Back
Quadrula quadrula (Rafinesque) Maple Leaf, Tear Shell
Quadrula metanevra (Rafinesque) Monkey Face, Stranger
Quadrula cylindrica (Say) Cob Shell, Rabbits' Foot, Spectacle Case, Razor Handle
Tritogonia verrucosa (Rafinesque) Pistol Grip, Buckhorn, Fantail, Deerhorn
Plectomerus dombeyanus (Valenciennes) Trapezoid Shell
Megalonaiadini
Megalonaias gigantea (Barnes) Washboard
Unioninae
Pleurobemini
Cyclonaias tuberculata (Rafinesque) Purple Warty Back, Pink Warty Back, Purple Pit
Pleurobema cordatum (Rafinesque) Pigtoe, Pink Pigtoe, White Pigtoe, Round Pigtoe
Elliptio dilatatus (Rafinesque) Ladyfinger, Spike, Pistol Grip
Uniomerus tetralasmus (Say) Pond Horn Shell
Anodontinae
Alasmidontini
Lasmigona (Pterosyna) complanata (Barnes) White Heel Splitter, Hackel Back, Hatchet Back, Pancake
Lasmigona (Lasmigona) costata (Raf.) Fluted Shell, Squaw Foot, Sand Mussel
Alasmidonta (Pressodonta) calceola (Lea) Slipper Shell
Alasmidonta (Decurambis) marginata Say Elktoe, Black Toe
Arcidens confragosus (Say) Rock Shell, Rock Pocketbook, Black Pocketbook
Arkansia wheeleri Ortmann and Walker Wheeler's Shell
Anodontini
Anodonta (Pyganodon) grandis Say Floater
Anodonta (Utterbackia) limbecilis Say Paper Pond Shell, Floater
Anodonta (Utterbackia) suborbiculata Say Heel Splitter, Suborb Shell
Anodontoides ferussacianus (Lea) Ferussac's Shell
Simpsonichoncha ambiqua (Say) Salamander Shell
Strophitini
Strophitus undulatus (Say) Squaw Foot, Creeper
Lampsilinae
Ptychogenini
Ptychobranchus occidentalis (Conrad) Kidney Shell, Ozark Kidney Shell
Mesogenini
Obliquaria reflexa Rafinesque Homey Back, Three-horned Warty Back
Cyprogenia aberti (Conrad) Young Fantail
Heterogenini
Obovaria olivaria (Rafinesque) Hickory Nut, Egg Shell
Obovaria jacksoniana Frierson Jackson's Shell
Actinonaias carinata (Barnes) Mucket, Green Mucket, Red Mucket, Grass Mucket
Actinonaias ellipsiformis ellipsiformis (Conrad) Ellipse
Actinonaias ellipsiformis pleasii (Marsh) Bleeding Tooth, Pleas' Shell
Truncilla truncata Rafinesque Deer Toe, Deer Foot
Truncilla donaciformis (Lea) Fawn's Foot, Deer Toe, Zigzag
Plagiola lineolata Rafinesque Butterfly
Leptodea leptodon (Rafinesque) Scale Shell
Leptodea fragilis (Rafinesque) Fragile Paper Shell, Paper Shell, Razorback
Proptera laevissima (Lea) Paper Shell, Pink Paper Shell, Double Wing
Proptera purpurata (Lamarck) Purple Shell, Purply, Red Shell, Western Heel Splitter, Buttermi
Proptera capax (Green) Fat Pocketbook, Grandma, Swell Shell
Carunculina parva (Barnes) Lilliput Shell, Lilliput Mussel
Carunculina texasensis (Lea) Texas Shell
Carunculina glans (Lea) Little Purple
Villosa arkansasensis (Lea) Arkansas Shell
Villosa lienosa (Conrad) Little Spectacle Case
Villosa iris (Lea) Rainbow Shell
Ligumia subrostrata (Say) Common Pond Mussel, Lipputian
Ligumia recta (Lamarck) Black Sand Shell, Spectacle Case
Lampsilis anodontoides (Lea) Yellow Sand Shell
Lampsilis radiata siliquoidea (Barnes) Fat Mucket
Lampsilis hydiana (Lea) Southern Mucket
Lampsilis powelli (Lea) Powell's Shell
Lampsilis reeveiana (Lea) Broken Rays, Soul-of-Wit, Reeve's Shell
Lampsilis streckeri Frierson Strecker's Shell
Lampsilis rafinesqueana Frierson Neosho Mucket
Lampsilis ovata (Say) Pocketbook Butterfly
Lampsilis abrupta (Say) Orb Mucket, Pink Mucket Pearly
Lampsilis higginsii (Lea) Higgins Eye Pearly Mussel
Dysnomia (Truncillopsis) triquetra (Raf.) Snuffbox
Dysnomia (Torulosa) florentina (Lea) Yellow-blossom Pearly Mussel, Curtis' Shell
Dysnomia (Torulosa) turgidula (Lea) Turgid-blossom Pearly Mussel, Lefevre's Shell
Heterodonta
Veneroida
Sphaeriacea
Corbiculidae
Corbicula fluminea Muller Asian Clam
Sphaeriidae Fingernail Clams
Sphaerium striatinum (Lamarck)
Musculium lacustre (MZiller)
Musculium partumeium (Say)
Musculium securis (Prime)
Musculium transversum (Say)
Pisidium (Cyclocalyx) casertanum (Poli)
Pisidium (Cyclocalyx) compressum Prime
Pisidium (Cyclocalyx) fallax Sterki
Pisidium (Cyclocalyx) adamsi Stimpson
Pisidium (Cyclocalyx) nitidum Jenyns
Pisidium (Cyclocalyx) variabile Prime
Pisidium (Neopisidium) cruciatum Sterki
Pisidium (Neopisidium) punctatum Sterki
Pisidium (Pisidium) dubium (Say)

Source:
Gordon, Mark E. Recent Mollusca of Arkansas. 1981. Original communication. (see also: Gordon, Mark E. In Arkansas Academy of Science Proceedings, 1980).

This list is to be cited as:
Gordon, Mark E. 1981. Checklist of the Mussels and Clams (Bivalva) of Arkansas.
Ark. Acad. of Science, Ark. Biota Survey Checklist No. 29. 3pp.

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