Medionidus walkeri NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network. Medionidus walkeri is a species of freshwater mussel, an aquatic bivalve mollusk in the family Unionidae, the river mussels. This species is endemic to the United States.The Suwannee moccasinshell is Range: a freshwater mussel endemic to the Suwannee River Basin in Florida and Georgia. Its historical range includes the lower and middle Suwannee River mainstem, the Santa Fe River sub-basin, and the lower reach of the Withlacoochee River.
ITIS Reports — Medionidus walkeri ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world. Common names Suwannee moccasinshell in English Suwannee moccasinshell in English Suwannee moccasinshell in English. This species was rediscovered in 2012 after a 16-year hiatus between collections and is currently proposed for listing under the Endangered Species Act.
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|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|Threatened||11/07/2016||Southeast Region (Region 4)||Wherever found|
|10/06/2016||81 FR 69417 69425||Threatened Species Status for Suwannee Moccasinshell; Final rule.|
|10/06/2015||80 FR 60335 60348||Proposed ;Threatened Species Status for the Suwannee Moccasinshell; Proposed rule; 12-month finding and status review|
|09/27/2011||76 FR 59836 59862||Partial 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List 404 Species in the Southeastern United States as Endangered or Threatened With Critical Habitat|
|11/15/1994||59 FR 58982 59028||ETWP; Animal Candidate Review for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species.|