Epioblasma flexuosa 


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
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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group)
Reviewer(s): Seddon. M.B. & Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
Has not been collected for over 100 years, despite surveys in the region.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Critically Endangered (CR)
1996 Extinct (EX)
1994 Extinct (Ex)
1990 Extinct (Ex)
1988 Extinct (Ex)
1986 Extinct (Ex)
1983 Extinct (Ex)

Geographic Range [top]

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

Citation: Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group). 2000. Epioblasma flexuosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T7868A12859429. . Downloaded on 24 May 2016.
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