Potamilus alatus is a species of mussels in the family unionid freshwater mussels. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic. Dead Potamilus alatus form shallow marine sediments. They are detritivores. Individuals can grow to 127 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (female provides care).
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