Epioblasma florentina (Lea)
|Yellow Blossom Pearly
(Epioblasma florentina ssp. florentina (Lea))
|syn. Plagiola florentina florentina (Lea)|
USA: Alabama; Kentucky; Tennessee; Virginia
Yellow Blossom (English)
extinction date: (?)
|The nominate race of this
species, which contains two additional subspecies, is considered extinct.
It may, however, be identical with one of the subspecies, the Tan Riffleshell (Epioblasma florentina ssp. walkeri (Wilson & H. W. Clark)), which is indeed endangered but not yet extinct.