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Somatogyrus wheeleri

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA GASTROPODA LITTORINIMORPHA HYDROBIIDAE

Scientific Name: Somatogyrus wheeleri
Species Authority: Walker, 1915
Common Name(s):
English Channeled Pebblesnail

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct 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:
Somatogyrus wheeleri was known from only one locality. Despite recent surveys this species has not been found. It is now thought to be extinct.
History:
1996 Data Deficient
1994 Indeterminate (Groombridge 1994)

Geographic Range [top]

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

Systems: Freshwater

Citation: Mollusc Specialist Group 2000. Somatogyrus wheeleri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 September 2014.
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