Epioblasma torulosa ssp. torulosa 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Bivalvia Unionoida Unionidae

Scientific Name: Epioblasma torulosa ssp. torulosa (Rafinesque, 1820)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Tubercled Blossom, Tubercled-blossom Pearly Mussel, Turberculed Riffle Shell
Dysnomia torulosa ssp. torulosa Rafinesque, 1820

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)
Damming on river systems, dredging and creation of navigation pools has led to destruction of habitat and the eventual extinction of this species.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Regionally extinct:
Canada; United States (Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, West Virginia)
Additional data:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group). 2000. Epioblasma torulosa ssp. torulosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T7888A12861959. . Downloaded on 25 May 2018.
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