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Epioblasma flexuosa

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA BIVALVIA UNIONOIDA UNIONIDAE

Scientific Name: Epioblasma flexuosa
Species Authority: (Rafinesque, 1820)
Common Name(s):
English Arcuate Pearly Mussel, Leafshell
Synonym(s):
Dysnomia flexuosa Rafinesque, 1820
Taxonomic Notes: Was listed in the 1996 IUCN Red List under the name Dysnomia flexuosa.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group)
Reviewer(s): Seddon. M.B. & Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
Justification:
Has not been collected for over 100 years, despite surveys in the region.
History:
1996 Extinct
1996 Extinct (Baillie and Groombridge 1996)
1996 Critically Endangered
1994 Extinct (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Extinct (IUCN 1990)
1988 Extinct (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)
1986 Extinct (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Regionally extinct:
United States (Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Freshwater

Citation: Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group) 2000. Epioblasma flexuosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 September 2014.
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