Lamprotula crassa Wood, 1815



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Gibbosula crassa (Wood, 1815)


Conservation Status


Last record: 1990's

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Bang River, Cao Bang Province, Vietnam (northern)


Biology & Ecology










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Simpson, C.T. 1914. A descriptive catalogue of the naiades, or pearly fresh-water mussels. Bryant Walker, Detroit, Michigan.


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