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Fawnsfoot

Species description

Truncilla donaciformis
SINC in Kansas, populations declining in the Kansas River basin

Formerly scattered over Kansas basin and lower Smoky Hill River, known from small populations in larger creeks and rivers in the southeastern portion of Kansas basin, uncommon.*


* Comments on Kansas River species provided by Steve Cringan, based in part on observations in: Angelo, R.T., M.S.Cringan, E.Hays, C.A.Goodrich, E.J.Miller, M.A.VanScoyoc, B.R.Simmons. 2009. Historical Changes in the Occurrence and Distribution of Freshwater Mussels in Kansas, Great Plains Research 19(1):89-126.

Data courtesy of Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE). We would like to thank Steve Cringan and Clint Goodrich for their assistance.







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