Blue Spring Aphaostracon 
Scientific Name:
Aphaostracon asthenes
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Blue Spring Hydrobe
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
VU-IUCN: 1996
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
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