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Title:Mollusks of the Shawnee National Forest – Part II
Author(s):Tiemann, Jeremy S.; Cummings, Kevin S.
Subject(s):Shawnee National Forest
mollusk
freshwater mussels
aquatic gastropods
terrestrial snails
Geographic Coverage:Shawnee National Forest, Illinois
Abstract:North American native mollusks are among the most imperiled group of organisms in the world, however, not much was known of the mollusk fauna in the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois. Our objective was to compile a list of historical and extant mollusks known from the western half of the area. Our data show 52 mollusk species are known from the western portion of the Shawnee National Forest and surroundings areas, including 23 native bivalves, one nonindigenous bivalve, six native aquatic snail species, and 55 native terrestrial snails.
Issue Date:2016-11-14
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey
Series/Report:Technical Report INHS 2016 (44)
Genre:Technical Report
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/106667
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Sponsor:U.S. Forest Service Shawnee National Forest,
Rights Information:This document is a product of the Illinois Natural History Survey, and has been selected and made available by the Illinois Natural History Survey and the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is intended solely for noncommercial research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2020-04-01


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