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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
Species Authority: (Reeve, 1865)
Parent Species:
Common Name/s:
English Green-blossom, Green-blossom Naiad, Green-blossom Pearly Mussel, Green Riffle Shell
Synonym/s:
Dysnomia torulosa subspecies gubernaculum Reeve, 1865

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:
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.
History:
1996 Critically Endangered
1994 Endangered (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Endangered (IUCN 1990)
1988 Endangered (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)
1986 Endangered (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

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

Systems: Freshwater
Citation: Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group) 2000. Epioblasma torulosa ssp. gubernaculum. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 April 2014.
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