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Potomida littoralis (Cuvier 1798)

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Potomida littoralis is a species of Bivalvia in the family Unionidae. It is listed as endangered by IUCN. It is associated with freshwater habitat. It is a suspension feeder.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/suspensionFeeder
  • Definition: An organism which obtains food primarily by suspension feeding. Reid WDK, Wigham BD, McGill RAR, Polunin NVC (2012) Elucidating trophic pathways in benthic deep-sea assemblages of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge north and south of the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 463:89-103. doi:10.3354/meps09863
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of <i>Potomida littoralis</i> (Cuvier 1798)