Yellow Blossom Pearlymussel 
Yellow Blossom Pearlymussel
Yellow Blossom Pearlymussel
Dick Biggins
 
 

Scientific Name:
Epioblasma florentina
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
3 subspecies endangered: Tan Riffleshell (Epioblasma florentina walkeri), Y. B. Pearlymussel (Epioblasma florentina florentina), Curtis Pearlymussel (Epioblasma florentina curtisii)
Group:
Clams
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
EN-US FWS: E. f. curtisii - June 14, 1976, E. f. florenta - June 14, 1976, E. f. walkeri - August 23, 1977
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

Facts Summary:
The Yellow Blossom Pearlymussel (Epioblasma florentina) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "clams" and found in the following area(s): Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia. This species is also known by the following name(s): 3 subspecies endangered: Tan Riffleshell (Epioblasma florentina walkeri), Y. B. Pearlymussel (Epioblasma florentina florentina), Curtis Pearlymussel (Epioblasma florentina curtisii).


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