Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Epioblasma brevidens
(Cumberlandian combshell)

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Epioblasma brevidens (Cumberlandian combshell)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 13 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Epioblasma brevidens
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Cumberlandian combshell
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Mollusca
  •       Class: Bivalvia
  •         Subclass: Palaeoheterodonta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Epioblasma brevidens Lea, 1831

Preferred Common Name

  • Cumberlandian combshell

Other Scientific Names

  • Dysnomia brevidens Lea, 1831
  • Unio brevidens Lea, 1831

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Mollusca
  •             Class: Bivalvia
  •                 Subclass: Palaeoheterodonta
  •                     Order: Unionoida
  •                         Unknown: Unionoidea
  •                             Family: Unionidae
  •                                 Genus: Epioblasma
  •                                     Species: Epioblasma brevidens

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Corbicula fluminea (Asian clam)Kentucky; TennesseeCompetition - monopolizing resourcesButler and Biggins, 2004
Dreissena polymorpha (zebra mussel)Alabama; Kentucky; Mississippi; Tennessee; VirginiaCompetition - monopolizing resourcesButler and Biggins, 2004