Epioblasma sampsonii 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Bivalvia Unionoida Unionidae

Scientific Name: Epioblasma sampsonii
Species Authority: (Lea, 1861)
Common Name(s):
English Sampson's Naiad, Sampson's Pearly Mussel, Sampson's Riffleshell, Wabash Riffleshell
Dysnomia sampsoni Lea, 1861
Taxonomic Notes: Was listed in the 1996 IUCN Red List under the name Dysnomia sampsoni.

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. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
Has not been collected for more than 50 years. Very scarce in Museum collections.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Critically Endangered (CR)
1996 Extinct (EX)
1994 Extinct (Ex)
1990 Endangered (E)
1988 Endangered (E)
1986 Endangered (E)
1983 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Lower Warbash River system.
Countries occurrence:
Regionally extinct:
United States (Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group). 2000. Epioblasma sampsonii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T7881A12861457. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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