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Margaritifera margaritifera

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA BIVALVIA UNIONOIDA MARGARITIFERIDAE

Scientific Name: Margaritifera margaritifera
Species Authority: Linnaeus, 1758
Infra-specific Taxa Assessed:
Common Name(s):
English Freshwater Pearl Mussel

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1ce+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Mollusc Specialist Group
History:
1994 Vulnerable (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Vulnerable (IUCN 1990)
1988 Vulnerable (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)
1986 Vulnerable (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Denmark; Finland; France; Germany; Ireland; Latvia; Luxembourg; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Russian Federation; Spain; Sweden; United Kingdom
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Freshwater

Citation: Mollusc Specialist Group 1996. Margaritifera margaritifera. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 27 November 2014.
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