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Pleurobema murrayense

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA BIVALVIA UNIONOIDA UNIONIDAE

Scientific Name: Pleurobema murrayense
Species Authority: (I. Lea, 1868)
Common Name(s):
English Coosa Pigtoe

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group)
Reviewer(s): Seddon, M.B. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
Justification:
Listed in 1996 as Critically Endangered (Baillie and Groombridge 1996) due to lack of survey information. Recent surveys show this species to be Extinct.

Dr. D. Campbell pers. comm. (2005) indicates that this species may still be extant.
History:
1996 Critically Endangered

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Regionally extinct:
United States
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Freshwater

Citation: Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group) 2000. Pleurobema murrayense. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 December 2014.
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