Alasmidonta robusta 

Scope:Global
Status_ne_offStatus_dd_offStatus_lc_offStatus_nt_offStatus_vu_offStatus_en_offStatus_cr_offStatus_ew_offStatus_ex_on

Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Bivalvia Unionoida Unionidae

Scientific Name: Alasmidonta robusta
Species Authority: Clarke, 1981
Common Name(s):
English Carolina Elktoe

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:
A. robusta was only ever known from the type specimens and was listed as Critically Endangered in 1996 (Baillie and Groombridge 1996) due to uncertainty about whether surveys had been carried out. More recent information concludes that it is Extinct.
Previously published Red List assessments:
  • 1996 – Critically Endangered (CR)
  • 1994 – Extinct (Ex)
  • 1990 – Endangered (E)
  • 1988 – Endangered (E)
  • 1986 – Indeterminate (I)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Regionally extinct:
United States (North Carolina, South Carolina)
Additional data:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

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.

Groombridge, B. (ed.). 1994. 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Hilton-Taylor, C. 2000. 2000 IUCN red list of threatened species. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

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

IUCN. 1990. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.


Citation: Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group). 2000. Alasmidonta robusta. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T777A13078018. . Downloaded on 24 July 2016.
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