Somatogyrus aureus Tryon, 1865

Golden pebblesnail, Goldend pebblesnail



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: post-1936?

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Alabama & Tennessee, USA


Biology & Ecology










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Mirarchi, R. E. (2004). Alabama Wildlife. Volume One: A Checklist of Vertebrates and Selected Invertebrates: Aquatic Mollusks, Fishes, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals. University of Alabama Press: Tuscaloosa, Alabama. 209 pp.

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Webb, W. S. and DeJarnette, D. L. (1942). An archeological survey of pickwick basin in the adjacent portions of the states of Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 129.


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