IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species was first found in MorrisCreek in Carroll County, Tennessee, USA. It is known to be confined to streams draining the McNairy Sand and Coon Creek, which is in Carroll, Henderson, Henry and Benton Counties, Tennessee (Taylor and Sabaj 1997). In general,it is restricted to the headwater streams of the White Oak Creek and Beech River Drainages due to its tendency to inhabit streams with pure sand substrate (Taylor and Sabaj 1997). It has also been found in the middle fork of the Obion river which drains to the Mississippi (G. Schuster pers. comm. 2009).

The Extent of Occurrence (EOO) of this species has been estimated to exceed 5,500 km2.


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