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medionidus walkeri

Medionidus walkeri

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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Detailed information
Full Name: Suwannee moccasinshell (Medionidus walkeri)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Clams
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Threatened 11/07/2016 Southeast Region (Region 4) Wherever found
  • States/US Territories in which the Suwannee moccasinshell, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Florida , Georgia
  • US Counties in which the Suwannee moccasinshell, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
No recovery information is available for the Suwannee moccasinshell.
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