The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Pleurobema chattanoogaense (Lea, 1858)

Painted clubshell

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Now considered a synonym of Pleurobema decisum (Williams et al. 2017).

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Coosa River, USA (southeastern)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

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.

Bogan, A. E. (Mollusc Specialist Group). (2000). Pleurobema chattanoogaense. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T17676A7299002. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2000.RLTS.T17676A7299002.en. Downloaded on 24 May 2016.

Campbell, D. C., Johnson, P. D., Williams, J. D., Rindsberg, A. K., Serb, J. M., Small, K. K. and Lydeard, C. (2008). Identification of 'extinct' freshwater mussel species using DNA barcoding. Mol Ecol Resour. 8(4): 711-724.

Cowie, Robert H., Régnier, Claire, Fontaine, Benoît, and Bouchet, Philippe. (2017). Measuring the Sixth Extinction: what do mollusks tell us? The Nautilus 131(1): 3-41.

Graf, Daniel L. and Cummings, Kevin S. (2021). A ‘big data’ approach to global freshwater mussel diversity (Bivalvia: Unionoida), with an updated checklist of genera and species. Journal of Molluscan Studies 87(1): eyaa034.

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

Régnier, Claire, Fontaine, Benoît and Bouchet, Philippe. (2009). Not Knowing, Not Recording, Not Listing: Numerous Unnoticed Mollusk Extinctions. Conservation Biology 23(5): 1214-1221.

Williams, James D., Bogan, Arthur E., Butler, Robert S., Cummings, Kevin S., Garner, Jeffrey T., Harris, John L., Johnson, Nathan A. and Watters, G. Thomas. (2017). A revised list of the freshwater mussels (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionida) of the United States and Canada. Freshwater Mollusk Biology and Conservation 20: 33-58.

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