Epioblasma torulosa ssp. gubernaculum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Bivalvia Unionoida Unionidae

Scientific Name: Epioblasma torulosa ssp. gubernaculum (Reeve, 1865)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Green-blossom, Green-blossom Naiad, Green-blossom Pearly Mussel, Green Riffle Shell
Dysnomia torulosa ssp. gubernaculum Reeve, 1865

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)
Only known from a single site in the 1970s and recent surveys have failed to find the species. No live specimens have been collected in more than 20 years and fresh shells have not been collected since the 1980s.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Tennessee River, Upper tributaries including North Fork, South Fork, Clench River, Dow River.
Countries occurrence:
Regionally extinct:
United States
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group). 2000. Epioblasma torulosa ssp. gubernaculum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T7886A12861656. . Downloaded on 27 May 2018.
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