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Unio General Characteristics

Unio General Characteristics

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General Characteristics of Unio

  • It is found in rivers, lakes and ponds.
  • Its shell consists of two halves, called the valves.
  • A whitish elevation in each valve is called umbo.
  • Head indistinct and a radula is absent
  • Shells of the fresh water mussels are used in the manufacture of buttons
  • Unio is dioecious and Development through Giochidium Larva

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