Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Bivalvia Unionoida Unionidae

Scientific Name: Lampsilis cariosa
Species Authority: (Say, 1817)
Common Name(s):
English Yellow Lampmussel
Taxonomic Notes: Synonyms = Unio cariosa Say, 1817; Unio crocatus Lea, 1841.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bogan, A.E.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1994 Indeterminate (I)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia); United States (Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Bogan, A.E. 1996. Lampsilis cariosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T11254A3265834. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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