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Marstonia agarhecta

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA GASTROPODA LITTORINIMORPHA HYDROBIIDAE

Scientific Name: Marstonia agarhecta
Species Authority: (Thompson, 1969)
Common Name(s):
English Ocmulgee Marstonia
Synonym(s):
Pyrgulopsis agarhecta Thompson, 1969
Taxonomic Notes: The genus Marstonia formerly was relegated to synonymy with Pyrgulopsis by Hershler and Thompson (1987). But Thompson and Hershler (2002) later re-evaluated eastern North American species and assigned to Pyrgulopsis and recognized them as distinct species of the genus Marstonia (J. Cordiero pers. comm. 2010).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Mollusc Specialist Group
Reviewer(s): Seddon, M.B. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
Justification:
Pyrgulopsis agarhecta is known from only one locality. The restricted distribution of the population and ongoing habitat disturbance merit an Endangered status for the species.
History:
1996 Data Deficient (Baillie and Groombridge 1996)
1996 Data Deficient
1994 Indeterminate (Groombridge 1994)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
United States (Georgia)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Freshwater

Citation: Mollusc Specialist Group 2000. Marstonia agarhecta. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 September 2014.
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