Oblong Rocksnail copyright Thomas Tarpley

Common Name: Oblong Rocksnail
Scientific Name: Leptoxis compacta 

Previous to 2012, thought to be Extinct. Endemic to Mobile Basin. Known from the Cahaba River. Restricted to shoal habitats. HIGHEST CONSERVATION CONCERN.

Fact Sheet

University of Alabama news release on August 8, 2012.

Scientific article on the rediscovery of Leptoxis compacta by doctoral candidate Nathan Whelan.