Invasive Species Compendium

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Villosa choctawensis
(Choctaw bean)

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Villosa choctawensis (Choctaw bean)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 12 June 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Villosa choctawensis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Choctaw bean
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Mollusca
  •       Class: Bivalvia
  •         Subclass: Palaeoheterodonta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Villosa choctawensis Athearn, 1964

Preferred Common Name

  • Choctaw bean

Other Scientific Names

  • Obovaria choctawensis Athearn

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Mollusca
  •             Class: Bivalvia
  •                 Subclass: Palaeoheterodonta
  •                     Order: Unionoida
  •                         Unknown: Unionoidea
  •                             Family: Unionidae
  •                                 Genus: Villosa
  •                                     Species: Villosa choctawensis

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Corbicula fluminea (Asian clam)Alabama; FloridaCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2012a