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Printed by authority of the state of Illinois
second printing 7-94
world wide web 10-95

Editors: John Ballenot, Alison Fong Weingartner

On-line Editors: Sarah Jean Aston, Christine Mayer, Charlie Warwick

About the authors: Kevin S. Cummings and Christine A. Mayer are Associate Research Biologists with the Illinois Natural History Survey, Center for Biodiversity, in Champaign.


Partial funding for the preparation of this field guide was provided by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Region 3 Office, Twin Cities, Minnesota; the Illinois Department of Conservation, Division of Natural Heritage, Springfield, Illinois; and the Mussel Mitigation Trust, Cincinnati, Ohio. The Indiana Academy of Science provided partial funding for the second printing of this manual.

Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 92-83870
ISBN: 1-882932-00-5
Printed in the United States of America

Cummings, K.S., and C.A. Mayer. 1992. Field guide to freshwater mussels of the Midwest. Illinois Natural History Survey Manual 5. 194 pp.


To the memory of Dr. Max R. Matteson (1909-1990) and field biologists everywhere

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