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Hyriidae sp. (family)

Freshwater Mussels

Bivalves with thick shells and a a dark flaky outer layer which can flake off near the shell hinge. 

Immature specimens are easy to confuse with Corbicula (Little Basket shells). 

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Hyriidae sp. (family) (Freshwater Mussels) at Molonglo River Park - 17 Jan 2021 by tpreston Hyriidae Sp. (Family) (Freshwater Mussels) at Mongarlowe River - 23 Aug 2020 by tpreston Hyriidae Sp. (Family) (Freshwater Mussels) at Mongarlowe River - 10 Nov 2019 by LisaH Hyriidae sp. (Family) (Freshwater Mussels) at Mongarlowe River - 24 Sep 2019 by kieranh Hyriidae sp. (Family) (Freshwater Mussels) at Sutton, NSW - 22 Feb 2018 by natureguy
Hyriidae sp. (family) (Freshwater Mussels) at Molonglo River Park - 17 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Hyriidae Sp. (Family) (Freshwater Mussels) at Mongarlowe River - 23 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Hyriidae Sp. (Family) (Freshwater Mussels) at Mongarlowe River - 10 Nov 2019 by LisaH
Hyriidae sp. (Family) (Freshwater Mussels) at Mongarlowe River - 24 Sep 2019 by kieranh
Hyriidae sp. (Family) (Freshwater Mussels) at Sutton, NSW - 22 Feb 2018 by natureguy

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Species information

  • Hyriidae sp. (family) Scientific name
  • Freshwater Mussels Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive
  • 596m to 648m Recorded at altitude

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