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Title:Status of Three Species of Freshwater Snails (Gastropoda: Pleuroceridae) in the Lower Ohio River Basin, Illinois
Author(s):Tiemann, Jeremy S.; Cummings, Kevin S.
Subject(s):freshwater mollusks
freshwater snails
Pleurocerids
Lithasia
Wabash River
Ohio River
Illinois Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Preservation Fund
Abstract:We report on a status survey of Lithasiaspp. (Gastropoda:Pleuroceridae) we conducted in the Ohio River basin, Illinois. Prior to oursurvey, only three Lithasiaspecies were known to occur in Illinois; however,through our efforts, we found a fourth species (Lithasia geniculata). Thedistribution of L. armigeraand L. verrucosadoes not appear to have changedwithin Illinois, whereas the distribution of L. obovataappears to be declining inIllinois, which prompted us to nominate it for inclusion on the state list ofendangered and threatened species for Illinois by the Illinois Endangered SpeciesProtection Board.Lithasia geniculatahas been recorded only in one location, andwe feel it should be considered for state endangered
Issue Date:2009-10-21
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey
Series/Report:Status of three freshwater snails species in the Family Pleuroceridae in the lower Ohio River basin, Illinois
Technical Report INHS 2009 (35)
Genre:Technical Report
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:Illinois Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Preservation Fund Grant/Contract No: RC08-L20W
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/18200
Sponsor:INHS Technical Report Prepared for Illinois Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Preservation Fund
Rights Information:This document is a product of the Illinois Natural History Survey, and has been selected and made available by the Illinois Natural History Survey and the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is intended solely for noncommercial research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2012-01-12


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