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Medionidus penicillatus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA MOLLUSCA BIVALVIA UNIONOIDA UNIONIDAE

Scientific Name: Medionidus penicillatus
Species Authority: (I. Lea, 1857)
Common Name(s):
English Gulf Moccasinshell

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A1ce+2ce 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)
History:
1996 Critically Endangered

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
United States (Alabama, Florida, Georgia)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species inhabits large creeks to medium sized rivers in sand and gravel substrates and with slow to moderate currents.
Systems: Freshwater

Bibliography [top]

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. pp. 378. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Hilton-Taylor, C. 2000. 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.


Citation: Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group) 2000. Medionidus penicillatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 October 2014.
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