|Scientific Name:||Epioblasma biemarginata (I. Lea, 1857)|
Dysnomia biemarginata I. Lea, 1857
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Graf, D.L. and Cummings, K.S. 2014. The MUSSEL Project Web Site: MUSSELp. Available at: http://mussel-project.uwsp.edu/index.html.|
|Taxonomic Notes:||Was listed in the 1996 IUCN Red List under the name Dysnomia biemarginata?.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Extinct ver 2.3|
|Assessor(s):||Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group)|
|Reviewer(s):||Seddon. M.B. & Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Red List Authority)|
The habitat of this species has been severely modified or destroyed by damming. A subpopulation sampled in 1967 was subsequently destroyed. Annual surveys are conducted throughout the whole system. Damming along entire river systems has had an impact on this species which is now listed as Extinct .
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|Range Description:||Occurred in the Cumberland and Tennessee River systems.|
Regionally extinct:United States (Alabama, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee)
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|Habitat and Ecology:||Shallow fast moving water in medium to large rivers. Possibly a winter breeder.|
|Major Threat(s):||Damming along entire river systems has had an impact on this species, which probably went Extinct in 1940.|
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.
IUCN. 1990. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.
Wells, S.M., Pyle, R.M. and Collins, N.M. (compilers) 1983. The IUCN Invertebrate Red Data Book. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.
|Citation:||Bogan, A.E. (Mollusc Specialist Group). 2000. Epioblasma biemarginata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T7864A12858843.Downloaded on 25 March 2018.|