Re: NANFA-- RE: Fingernail clams vs. Corbicula
Fri, 23 Apr 2004 14:22:22 -0500

Todd and BG:

I don't know about the teeth. The external appearance is different enough
between Corbicula and any Kansas species of Sphaeriid clams that I haven't
had to resort to other taxonomic features (thank goodness!).

Sorry not to be of help.

Lazy Bivalve Taxonomist:
Steve Haslouer
Environmental Scientist III
Bureau of Environmental Field Services
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
1000 SW Jackson St., Suite 430
Topeka, KS 66612-1367

Bus: (785) 296 - 0079
Fax: (785) 291 - 3266

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