Alabama State List of Endangered Mollusks

The following information was taken from the Alabama Game and Fish "Invertebrate Species Regulation" (220-2-.98). This webpage should NOT be considered an official source. Please check with the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for an official copy of the Regulation.

It shall be unlawful to take, capture, kill, or attempt to take, capture or kill, possess, sell, trade for anything of monetary value, or offer to sell or trade for anything of monetary value, the following invertebrate species (or any parts or reproductive products of such species) without a scientific collection permit or written permit from the Commissioner, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, which shall specifically state what the permittee may do with regard to said species.

Common Name Scientific Name
Alabama Lamp Pearly Mussel
Alabama Moccasinshell
Alabama Pearlshell
Anthony's Riversnail
Armored Marstonia
Black Clubshell
Chipola Slabshell
Choctaw Bean
Coosa Moccasinshell
Cracking Pearly Mussel
Cumberland Moccasinshell
Cumberland Monkeyface Pearly Mussel
Cumberland Combshell
Cylindrical Lioplax
Dark Pigtoe
Dromedary Pearly Mussel
Fine-lined Pocketbook
Fine-rayed Pocketbook
Flat Pebblesnail
Inflated Heelsplitter
Judge Tait's Mussel
Lacy Elimia
Little-wing Pearly Mussel
Marshall's Mussel
Moss Pyrg
Narrow Pigtoe
Orange-footed Pearly Mussel
Orange-nacre Mucket
Oval Pigtoe
Ovate Clubshell
Oyster Mussel
Painted Rocksnail
Pale Lilliput Pearly Mussel
Penitent Mussel
Pink Mucket Pearly Mussel
Plicate Rocksnail
Purple Cat's Paw Pearly Mussel
Pyramid Pigtoe
Ring Pink Pearly Mussel
Rough Hornsnail
Rough Pigtoe
Round Pigtoe
Round Rocksnail
Shiny Pigtoe
Shiny-rayed Pocketbook
Silt Elimia
Slabside Pearlymussel
Slender Campeloma
Slippershell Mussel
Southern Acornshell
Southern Clubshell
Southern Kidneyshell
Southern Pigtoe
Southern Sandshell
Spotted Rocksnail
Stirrup Shell
Triangular Kidneyshell
Tubercled-blossom Pearly Mussel
Tulotoma Snail
Turgid-blossom Pearly Mussel
Upland Combshell
White Wartyback Pearly Mussel
Yellow-blossom Pearly Mussel
Lampsilis virescens
Medionidus acutissimus
Margaritifera marrianae
Athearnia anthonyi
Pyrgulopsis pachyta
Pleurobema curtum
Elliptio chipolaensis
Villosa choctawensis
Pleurobema clava
Medionidus parvulus
Hemistena lata
Medionidus conradicus
Quadrula intermedia
Epioblasma brevidens
Lioplax cyclostomaformis
Pleurobema furvum
Dromus dromas
Cyprogenia stegaria
Lampsilis altilis
Fusconaia cuneolus
Lepyrium showalteri
Potamilus inflatus
Pleurobema taitianum
Elimia crenatella
Pegias fabula
Pleurobema marshalli
Pyrgulopsis scalariformis
Fusconaia escambia
Plethobasus cooperianus
Lampsilis perovalis
Pleurobema pyriforme
Pleurobema perovatum
Epioblasma capsaeformis
Leptoxis taeniata
Toxolasma cylindrellus
Epioblasma penita
Lampsilis abrupta
Leptoxis plicata
Epioblasma obliquata obliquata
Pleurobema rubrum
Quadrula cylindrica
Obovaria retusa
Pleurocera foremani
Pleurobema plenum
Pleurobema sintoxia
Leptoxia ampla
Plethobasus cyphyus
Fusconaia cor
Lampsilis subangulata
Elimia haysiana
Lexingtonia dolabelloides
Campeloma decampi
Alasmidonta viridis
Epioblasma othcaloogensis
Pleurobema decisum
Ptychobranchus jonesi
Pleurobema georgianum
Lampsilis australis
Cumberlandia monodonta
Leptoxis picta
Quadrula stapes
Ptychobranchus greeni
Epioblasma torulosa torulosa
Tulotoma magnifica
Epioblasma turgidula
Epioblasma metastriata
Plethobasus cicatricosus
Epioblasma florentina florentina

In addition, any required federal permits for federally protected species must be obtained.

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