Epioblasma othcaloogensis   (Lea)

Southern Acornshell
(Epioblasma othcaloogensis)

syn. Dysnomia othcaloogensis (Lea), Margaron othcaloogensis (Lea), Truncilla othcaloogensis (Lea), Unio othcaloogensis (Lea)


USA: Shelby County / Alabama; Chattooga County, Gordon County, Murray County, Whitfield County / Georgia; Tennessee

local name: -

size: ca. 3 cm (shell width)

extinction date: last seen in 1974

This quite small species lived in the systems of the Cahaba River and the Coosa River in Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee, where the last specimens where found in the year 1974.