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Elimia

Acute Elimia Elimia acuta. Special concern. Endemic to Tennessee River tributaries in north-central Alabama. Usually found in lotic habitats. Moderate Conservation Concern.
 
Mud Elimia Elimia alabamensis. Poorly known. Endemic to the middle reaches of Coosa River and adjacent tributaries. Usually found in lotic habitats. Moderate Conservation Concern.
 
Ample Elimia Elimia ampla. Uncommon. Endemic to Cahaba River system. Usually found in lotic habitats. HIGH CONSERVATION CONCERN.
 
Lilyshoals Elimia Elimia annettae. Uncommon. Endemic to Cahaba River, Bibb County. Usually found in lotic habitats. HIGH CONSERVATION CONCERN.
 
Princess Elimia Elimia bellacrenata. Rare. Endemic to tributaries of the Cahaba River. Typically found in springs and small streams. HIGHEST CONSERVATION CONCERN.
 
Walnut Elimia Elimia bellula. Poorly known. Endemic to the middle reaches of Coosa River and Yellowleaf and Choccolocco creeks. Usually found in lotic habitats. Moderate Conservation Concern.
 
Rusty Elimia Elimia bentonensis. Poorly known. Endemic to Coosa River tributaries in Calhoun, St. Clair, and Talladega counties. Usually found in lotic habitats. Moderate Conservation Concern..
 
Short-spire Elimia Elimia brevis. Extinct. Endemic to middle and lower reaches of Coosa River. Not reported since the river was impounded. Was restricted to shoal habitats. EXTINCT.
 
Rippled Elimia Elimia caelatura. Special concern. Endemic to Coosa River system from headwaters downstream to Talladega County. Several isolated populations are extant and highly variable, suggesting a possible species complex. Usually found in lotic habitats. Moderate Conservation Concern..
 
Cahaba Elimia Elimia cahawbensis. Common. Endemic to Mobile Basin. Widespread in Black Warrior and Coosa river tributaries and in Cahaba River system. Usually found in lotic habitats. Low Conservation Concern.
 
Spindle Elimia Elimia capillaris. Extinct. Endemic to Coosa River. Historically found from the headwaters downstream to Coosa County. Not reported since the river was impounded. Was restricted to shoal habitats.  EXTINCT.
 
Sharp-crest Elimia Elimia carinifera. Common. Endemic to Mobile Basin. Widespread in streams above the Fall Line. Found primarily in streams, but occasionally in rivers. Usually in lotic habitats. Low Conservation Concern.
 
Fluted Elimia Elimia carinocostata. Common. Endemic to Mobile Basin. Found in tributaries of Black Warrior and Coosa rivers and in upper Cahaba River system. Usually found in lotic habitats. Low Conservation Concern.
 
Prune Elimia Elimia chiltonensis. Poorly known. Endemic to Coosa River tributaries. Usually found in lotic habitats. Moderate Conservation Concern.
 
Riffle Elimia Elimia clara. Common. Endemic to Cahaba River system. Usually found in lotic habitats. Low Conservation Concern.
 
Closed Elimia Elimia clausa. Extinct. Endemic to Coosa River in St. Clair County. Not reported since the river was impounded. Was restricted to shoal habitat.
 
Slackwater Elimia Elimia clenchi. Special concern. Endemic to Gulf Coast area. Found in tributaries of Choctawhatchee, Chipola, and Conecuh rivers. Usually found in habitats with at least some current. Moderate Conservation Concern.
 
Cockle Elimia Elimia cochliaris. Rare. Endemic to tributaries of Little Cahaba River. Occurs in springs and spring branches. HIGHEST CONSERVATION CONCERN.
 
Hispid Elimia Elimia comma. Special concern. Endemic to Black Warrior River drainage in Blount and Jefferson counties. Found in springs and small streams. Moderate Conservation Concern.
 
Lacy Elimia Elimia crenatella. Rare. Endemic to Coosa River system. Historically found in Coosa River and tributaries from St. Clair to Talladega counties. Known to be extant in Cheaha, Emauhee, and Weewoka creeks, Talladega County. Usually found in lotic habitats. Listed as threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. HIGHEST CONSERVATION CONCERN.
 
Graphite Elimia Elimia curvicostata. Special concern. Restricted to Choctawhatchee River system. Moderate Conservation Concern.
 
Cylinder Elimia Elimia cylindracea. Special concern. Endemic to western reaches of Mobile Basin. Widespread in Tombigbee River system. Usually found in areas with at least some current. Often locally common on rock ledges. Moderate Conservation Concern.
 
Stately Elimia Elimia dickinsoni. Poorly known. Restricted to Choctawhatchee and Chipola river systems. Usually found in water with at least some current. Moderate Conservation Concern.
 
Banded Elimia Elimia fascians. Poorly known. Endemic to Coosa River tributaries from Calhoun to Coosa counties. Usually found in lotic habitats. Moderate Conservation Concern.
 
Yellow Elimia Elimia flava. Common. Endemic to Tallapoosa River system. Usually found in lotic habitats. Low Conservation Concern.
 
Fusiform Elimia Elimia fusiformis. Extinct. Endemic to Coosa River from Shelby to Elmore counties. Not reported since the river was impounded. Was restricted to shoal habitats. EXINCT.
 
Coldwater Elimia Elimia gerhardti. Common. Endemic to Coosa River system. Widespread in tributaries. Usually found in lotic habitats. Low Conservation Concern.
 
Shouldered Elimia Elimia gibbera. Extinct. Endemic to Coosa River in St. Clair County. Not reported since the river was impounded. Was restricted to shoal habitats. EXTINCT.
 
High-spired Elimia Elimia hartmaniana. Extinct. Endemic to Coosa River from St. Clair to Elmore counties. Not reported since the river was impounded. Was restricted to shoal habitats. EXTINCT.
 
Silt Elimia Elimia haysiana. Common. Endemic to lower Coosa River. Usually found in lotic habitats. Low Conservation Concern.
 
Gladiator Elimia Elimia hydei. Special concern. Endemic to Black Warrior River system. Usually found in areas with at least some current. Moderate Conservation Concern.
 
Constricted Elimia Elimia impressa. Extinct. Endemic to Coosa River from St. Clair to Coosa counties. Not reported since the river was impounded. Was restricted to shoal habitat. EXTINCT.
 
Slowwater Elimia Elimia interveniens. Special concern. Endemic to Tennessee River drainage. Found in lower reaches of tributaries in northern Alabama, primarily in lotic habitats. Possibly synonymous with E. paupercula. Moderate Conservation Concern.
 
Hearty Elimia Elimia jonesi. Extinct. Endemic to Coosa River from St. Clair to Chilton counties. Not reported since the river was impounded. Was restricted to shoal habitats. EXTINCT.
 
Teardrop Elimia Elimia lachryma. Believed extinct until recently rediscovered in the Coosa River. HIGHEST CONSERVATION CONCERN.
No species account because listed as extinct in Alabama Wildlife.
 
Ribbed Elimia Elimia laeta. Extinct. Endemic to Coosa River from Cherokee to Elmore counties. Not reported since the river was impounded. Was restricted to shoal habitats. EXTINCT.
 
Panel Elimia Elimia laqueata. Special concern. Endemic to Tennessee River system. Apparently restricted to Elk River system and adjacent Tennessee River. Found primarily in lotic habitats. Moderate Conservation Concern.
 
Wrinkled Elimia Elimia macglameriana. Extinct. Endemic to Coosa River from its headwaters to St. Clair County. Not reported since the river was impounded. Was restricted to shoal habitat. EXTINCT.
 
Black Mudalia Elimia melanoides. Locally common. Endemic to Black Warrior River system. Known to be extant only in upper reaches of Locust Fork. Restricted to lotic habitats. HIGH CONSERVATION CONCERN.
 
Oak Elimia Elimia mutabilis. Poorly known. Endemic to Mobile Basin. Restricted to a few springs and streams tributary to Alabama River. Moderate Conservation Concern.
 
Round-rib Elimia Elimia nassula. Rare. Endemic to Tennessee River system in northern Alabama. Extant in five springs in Colbert, Lawrence, Madison, and Morgan counties. Found only in spring and spring-run habitats. HIGHEST CONSERVATION CONCERN.
 
Caper Elimia Elimia olivula. Special concern. Endemic to Mobile Basin. Found in Alabama and Cahaba rivers downstream of the Fall Line. Primarily found in areas with at least some current. Moderate Conservation Concern.
 
Sooty Elimia Elimia paupercula. Special concern. Endemic to Tennessee River tributaries. Found across northern Alabama. Usually in springs and headwaters. May represent headwater complex of several species. Moderate Conservation Concern.
 
Engraved Elimia Elimia perstriata. Rare. Endemic to a small area of the Tennessee River drainage in north-central Alabama. Extant only in a few streams in Madison and Lawrence counties. Found in lotic habitats of small to medium streams. HIGHEST CONSERVATION CONCERN.
 
Rough-lined Elimia Elimia pilsbryi. Extinct. Endemic to Coosa River, Talladega to Chilton counties. Not reported since the river was impounded. Was restricted to shoal habitats. EXTINCT.
 
Pupa Elimia Elimia pupaeformis. Extinct. Endemic to Coosa River from St. Clair to Elmore counties. Not reported since the river was impounded. Was restricted to shoal habitats. EXTINCT.
 
Bot Elimia Elimia pupoidea. Extinct. Endemic to Mobile Basin. Known from Cahaba and Black Warrior river systems and Alabama River near the mouth of the Cahaba River. Not reported recently. Found primarily in lotic habitats. EXTINCT.
 
Spring Elimia Elimia pybasi. Poorly known. Endemic to the Tennessee River drainage of northern Alabama. Found in springs and small streams. Moderate Conservation Concern..
 
Pygmy Elimia Elimia pygmaea. Extinct. Endemic to Coosa River, Talladega County. Not reported since the river was impounded. Was restricted to shoal habitats. EXTINCT.
 
Compact Elimia Elimia showalteri. Poorly known. Endemic to Cahaba River. Found primarily in lotic habitats. Moderate Conservation Concern.
 
Dented Elimia Elimia taitiana. Poorly known. Endemic to south-central Alabama. Occurs in Mobile Basin streams in Sumter, Marengo, Monroe, and Wilcox counties. A disjunct population exists in Sepulga River, Escambia River system. Usually found in water with at least some current. Moderate Conservation Concern.
 
Cobble Elimia Elimia vanuxemiana. Believed extinct until recently rediscovered in the Coosa River. HIGHEST CONSERVATION CONCERN.
No species account because listed as extinct in Alabama Wildlife.
 
Puzzle Elimia Elimia varians. Uncommon. Endemic to Cahaba River system. Found primarily in lotic habitats. HIGH CONSERVATION CONCERN.
 
Squat Elimia Elimia variata. Uncommon. Endemic to Cahaba River system. Found primarily in lotic habitats. HIGH CONSERVATION CONCERN.
 
Slough Elimia Elimia viennaensis. Poorly known. Endemic to Apalachicola Basin. Restricted to Uchee Creek, Russell County. Usually found in lotic habitats. Moderate Conservation Concern..

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