|Red List Category & Criteria:
||Cummings, K. & Cordeiro, J.
||Seddon, M.B., Collen, B. & Böhm, M.
||Bogan, A.E., Dyer, E., Soulsby, A.-M., Whitton, F., McGuinness, S., De Silva, R., Milligan, H.T., Kasthala, G., Herdson, R., Thorley, J., McMillan, K. & Collins, A.
Epioblasma personata has been assessed as Extinct. It was recorded historically from the Clinch River in the headwaters of the Tennessee River system, the White River (Wabash tributary), and in the low Wabash River at Posey Co., Indiana, as well as the Ohio River in Cincinnati. This species is known from shells only, no live individuals have been observed.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
- 2000 – Extinct (EX) –
- 1996 – Critically Endangered (CR) –
- 1994 – Extinct (Ex) –
- 1990 – Extinct (Ex) –
- 1988 – Extinct (Ex) –
- 1986 – Extinct (Ex) –
- 1983 – Extinct (Ex) –
|Range Description:||This species is globally extinct. It is recorded historically from the Clinch River in the headwaters of the Tennessee River system, the White River (Wabash tributary), and in the lower Wabash River at Posey Co., Indiana, as well as the Ohio River in Cincinnati (Parmalee and Bogan 1998). In Tennessee, it is known historically from the Clinch River and from the Cumberland River near Priestly Shoals, Davidson Co. (Parmalee and Bogan 1998). In Alabama, it was historically distributed throughout the Tennessee River, but has not been reported since the river was impounded (Mirarchi 2004, Williams et al. 2008). In Kentucky, it formerly occurred in the Green and Ohio Rivers (Cicerello and Schuster 2003). In Indiana, it was formerly distributed in the Wabash River (Cummings and Mayer 1997). In Ohio, it formerly occurred in the Ohio River in Cincinatti (Watters 1995).|
United States (Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee)
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