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Pea Mussel

Observed: 6th April 2011 By: cm23898
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Pea Mussel
Description:

0.7-1.2cm across, light brown/yellowish in colour, 50-75% transparent shell on smaller specimens

Identifications
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Comments

John Bratton's picture

According to the Killeen key,

According to the Killeen key, the maximum size for tenuilineatum is 2 mm. Yours is far too large to be a Pisidium. A Sphaerium is more likely.