Epioblasma brevidens 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Bivalvia Unionoida Unionidae

Scientific Name: Epioblasma brevidens (I. Lea, 1831)
Common Name(s):
English Cumberlandian Combshell
Dysnomia brevidens I. Lea, 1831

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A1ce 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)
Bogan (pers. comm. 2000) estimated an 80% decline in populations hence the Critically Endangered listing
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Occurred in the Cumberland and Tennessee River systems.
Countries occurrence:
United States (Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Damming along entire river systems has had an impact on this species.

Citation: Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group). 2000. Epioblasma brevidens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T7865A12859056. . Downloaded on 27 May 2018.
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