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Round Pigtoe (Pleurobema Sintoxia)

COSEWIC
Assessment and Status Report
on the
Round Pigtoe
Pleurobema sintoxia
in Canada

Round Pigtoe (Pleurobema sintoxia) -- line drawing of the external features of the shell (reproduced with permission from Burch 1975).
Round Pigtoe (Pleurobema sintoxia) -- Photograph of live specimens collected from the Sydenham River near Dawn Mills (photographer J.L. Metcalfe-Smith).

Endangered
2004



COSEWIC
Committee on the Status
of Endangered Wildlife
in Canada
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COSEPAC

Comité sur la situation
des espèces en péril
au Canada


COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC 2004. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the round pigtoe Pleurobema sintoxia in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vi + 33 pp.
(Species at Risk Status Reports)

 

Production note:
COSEWIC acknowledges David T. Zanatta and Janice L. Metcalfe-Smith for writing the status report on the round pigtoe Pleurobema sintoxia in Canada.  The report was overseen and edited by Gerry Mackie, COSEWIC Molluscs Species Specialist Subcommittee Co-chair.

 

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: 819–953–3215
Fax: 819–994–3684
E-mail: COSEWIC/COSEPAC@ec.gc.ca
http://www.cosewic.gc.ca

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le pleurobème écarlate (Pleurobema sintoxia) au Canada.

Cover illustration:
Round pigtoe -- line drawing of the external features of the shell (reproduced with permission from Burch 1975).  Photograph of live specimens collected from the Sydenham River near Dawn Mills (photographer J.L. Metcalfe-Smith).

© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2004
Catalogue No.: CW69-14/398-2004E-PDF
ISBN: 0-662-37369-3
HTML: CW69-14/398-2004E-HTML
0-662-37370-7

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