Taxonomic Validation for Snails (Family Hydrobiidae) on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Category 2 Species list, brdsar0002
Entry ID: BRDSAR0002

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Summary
Abstract: Introduction This report provides taxonomic validation of 104 taxa of hydrobiid
snails (Prosobranchia: Truncatelloidea) that are candidates for addition to the
Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife. This comprises the list of
86 taxa forwarded to the author by the National Biological Service, plus an
additional 18 taxa (highlighted below with asterisks) that have newly appeared
on ... View entire text

Purpose: Taxonomic validation of hydrobidaae, aquatic snails as category 2 species.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 50.0   S: 25.0   E: -70.0   W: -125.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Dr. Robert Hershler;
Dataset Title: Taxonomic Validation for Snails (Family Hydrobiidae) on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Category 2 Species list, brdsar0002
Dataset Release Date: 1995-09-01
Dataset Release Place: Washington, D.C. 20560-0111
Dataset Publisher: National Biological Survey
ISO Topic Category
Quality Most of the taxa on this list were validly described and probably represent
good species in the sense that the original descriptions suggest distinctive
animals and have not been reversed by subsequent studies. However, that
hydrobiids of the United States have received little revisionary study in the
past 50 years. Hydrobiids are obligately aquatic ... View entire text
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Science Support Program, Eastern Region, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.usgs.gov/ecosystems/ssp/index.html

Data Center Personnel
Name: RICK KEARNEY
Phone: (703) 648-4019
Fax: 703 648-4238
Email: rkearney at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
Species at Risk Program
Biological Resources Division
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192-0002
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 202 786-2077
Fax: 202 357-2343
Email: mnhiv007 at sivm.si.edu
Contact Address:
NHB Stop 118
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20560
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-10-21
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