Elimia troostiana Lea, 1838

Mossy elimia



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1980's

Since rediscovered

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Tennessee, USA


Biology & Ecology










Cordeiro, J. and Perez, K. (2011). Elimia troostiana. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. ( Downloaded on 15 July 2013.

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.

Johnson, P.D., A.E. Bogan, K.M. Brown, N.M. Burkhead,J.R. Cordeiro, J.T. Garner, P.D. Hartfield, D.A.W.Lepitzki, G.L. Mackie, E. Pip, T.A. Tarpley, J.S. Tiemann,N.V. Whelan and E.S. Strong. 2013. Conservation status of freshwater gastropods of Canada and the United States. Fisheries 38: 247-282.


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