Medionidus mcglameriae van der Schalie, 1939

Tombigbee moccasinshell

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Now considered to be a synonym of Leptodea fragilis (Williams et al., 2008; Williams et al., 2017; Graf & Cummings, 2021).

 

Conservation Status

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

van der Schalie, H. 1939. Medionidus mcglameriae, a new naiad from the Tombigbee River, with notes on other naiads of that drainage. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan, 407: 1-6.

 

Other 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. Medionidus mcglameriae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T12926A3398926. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2000.RLTS.T12926A3398926.en. Downloaded on 19 March 2017.

Burch, J.B. 1975. Freshwater unionacean clams (Mollusca: Pelecypoda) of North America. Malacological Publications: Hamburg, Michigan. 204 pp.

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.

Eldridge, Niles. (1998). Life in the Balance: Humanity and the Biodiversity Crisis. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

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.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). 2000. Recovery plan for the Mobile River basin aquatic ecosystem. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Southeast Region, Atlanta, Georgia. 128 pp.

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.

Williams, J. D.; Bogan, A. E.; Garner, J. T. (2008). Freshwater mussels of Alabama and the Mobile Basin in Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa. 908 pp.

Williams, J.D., M.L. Warren, Jr., K.S. Cummings, J.L. Harris, and R.J. Neves. 1993. Conservation status of freshwater mussels of the United States and Canada. Fisheries, 18(9): 6-22.

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