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Conrad's False Mussel

Mytilopsis leucophaeata (Conrad 1831)

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Mytilopsis leucophaeata (Conrad's False Mussel) is a species of mussels in the family Dreissenidae. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to United States and Mexico. Dead Conrad's False Mussel form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 38 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are sessile animals.

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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 Conrad's False Mussel. View this species on GBIF