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Coelatura ratidota

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA BIVALVIA UNIONOIDA UNIONIDAE

Scientific Name: Coelatura ratidota
Species Authority: (Charmes, 1885)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2004-05-30
Assessor/s: Lange, C.
Reviewer/s: Seddon, M.B. & Kristensen, T. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
Justification:
There is insufficient information on population status, distribution, threats and ecology to make a Red List assessment.
History:
2004 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to East Africa. It is known from river Kingani near Bagamoyo, Tanzania and Athi river system in Kenya.
Countries:
Native:
Kenya; Tanzania, United Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives in rivers.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Drought, sedimentation and human disturbance (due to increasing levels of water extraction) plus pollution are the main possible threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No information available.
Citation: Lange, C. 2010. Coelatura ratidota. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 April 2014.
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