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Epioblasma stewardsonii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA BIVALVIA UNIONOIDA UNIONIDAE

Scientific Name: Epioblasma stewardsonii
Species Authority: (I. Lea, 1852)
Common Name(s):
English Cumberland Leafshell, Steward's Pearly Mussel
Synonym(s):
Dysnomia stewardsoni I. Lea, 1852
Taxonomic Notes: Was listed in the 1996 IUCN Red List under the name Dysnomia stewardsoni.

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 70 years and is very scarce in Museum collections.
History:
1996 Critically Endangered (Baillie and Groombridge 1996)
1996 Critically Endangered
1996 Extinct
1994 Extinct (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Extinct (IUCN 1990)
1988 Extinct (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)
1986 Extinct (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Tennessee River system.
Countries:
Regionally extinct:
United States
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Freshwater

Citation: Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group) 2000. Epioblasma stewardsonii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 02 October 2014.
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