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Margaritifera margaritifera 

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Citation: Moorkens, E., Cordeiro, J., Seddon, M.B., von Proschwitz, T. & Woolnough, D. 2017. Margaritifera margaritifera. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T12799A508865. . Downloaded on 19 June 2018.
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