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Wabash Pigtoe

Fusconaia flava

SINC in Kansas, populations declining in the Kansas River basin

Formerly widespread and abundant in the Kansas River basin, now relatively rare and never observed in large numbers in eastern half of basin.*

* 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.