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Purple Wartyback

Cyclonaias tuberculata (Rafinesque 1820)

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Cyclonaias tuberculata (Purple Wartyback) is a species of mussels in the family unionid freshwater mussels. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic. Dead Purple Wartyback form shallow marine sediments. They are detritivores. Individuals can grow to 90 mm. 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 wartyback. View this species on GBIF