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Cumberland Elktoe

Alasmidonta atropurpurea (Rafinesque 1831)

Alasmidonta atropurpurea (Cumberland Elktoe) is a species of mussels in the family unionid freshwater mussels. They are listed as endangered by IUCN. They are associated with freshwater habitat. Dead Cumberland Elktoe form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction.

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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 Cumberland elktoe. View this species on GBIF