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Purple Cat's Paw (=Purple Cat's Paw Pearlymussel)

Epioblasma obliquata (Rafinesque 1820)

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Epioblasma obliquata (Purple Cat's Paw (=Purple Cat's Paw Pearlymussel)) is a species of mussels in the family unionid freshwater mussels. They are listed as endangered by IUCN. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic. Dead Purple Cat's Paw (=Purple Cat's Paw Pearlymussel) form shallow marine sediments. They are detritivores. 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 Purple Cat's paw (=Purple Cat's paw pearlymussel). View this species on GBIF