Texas hornshell (Popenaias popeii)

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Texas hornshell fact file

Texas hornshell description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumMollusca
ClassBivalvia
OrderUnionoida
FamilyUnionidae
GenusPopenaias (1)

Information on the Texas hornshell is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Texas hornshell 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 (September, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Texas hornshell adult, in hand  
Texas hornshell adult, in hand

© Brian K. Lang, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

Brian Lang
http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/conservation/index.htm

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