Appalachian elktoe (Alasmidonta raveneliana)

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Appalachian elktoe fact file

Appalachian elktoe description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumMollusca
ClassBivalvia
OrderUnionoida
FamilyUnionidae
GenusAlasmidonta (1)

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Also known as
Appalacian elktoe.
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Appalachian elktoe status

Classified as Critically Endangered (CR) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Critically Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (August, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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Appalachian elktoe  
Appalachian elktoe

© Dick Biggins / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Asheville Ecological Services Field Office
gary_peeples@fws.gov
http://www.fws.gov/asheville/htmls/image_library/mollusk_thumbnails.html

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