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Epioblasma sampsonii

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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
Synonym(s):
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
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group)
Reviewer(s): Seddon. M.B. (Mollusc Red List Authority)
Justification:
Has not been collected for more than 50 years. Very scarce in Museum collections.
History:
1996 Critically Endangered
1996 Extinct

Geographic Range [top]

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

Systems: Freshwater

Citation: Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group) 2000. Epioblasma sampsonii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 03 September 2015.
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