Epioblasma florentina ssp. walkeri 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Bivalvia Unionoida Unionidae

Scientific Name: Epioblasma florentina ssp. walkeri
Species Authority: (Wilson & H.W. Clark, 1914)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Brown-blossom Naiad, Brown-blossom Pearly Mussel, Tan Riffleshell
Dysnomia florentina subspecies walkeri Wilson & H.W. Clark, 1914
Epioblasma walkeri (Wilson & Clark, 1914)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group)
Reviewer(s): Seddon, M.B. & Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Not Evaluated (NE)
1994 Endangered (E)
1983 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
United States (Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia)
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are two subpopulations, a healthy one and one which has been exposed to a plastic spill.

Citation: Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group). 2000. Epioblasma florentina ssp. walkeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T40042A10310389. . Downloaded on 29 November 2015.
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