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Pink Papershell

Potamilus ohiensis (Rafinesque 1820)

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Potamilus ohiensis (Pink Papershell) is a species of mussels in the family unionid freshwater mussels. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic. Dead Pink Papershell form shallow marine sediments. They are detritivores. Individuals can grow to 72.7 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (female provides care).

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Pink Papershell. View this species on GBIF