IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species is found in the Clinch and Powell River watersheds in northeastern Tennessee and southwestern Virginia (Hobbs and Bouchard 1994) and is less common in parts of the lower Holston River basin (Williams and Bivens 2001). It was first found in Caney Valley Creek in Claiborne County, Tennesse, but has since been found elsewhere within northeastern Tennessee and southwestern Virginia (Hobbs and Bouchard 1994). In Tennessee it occurs in the Ridge and Valley Provinces in caves draining into the Tennessee River from Walden Gorge west to Franklin County (Williams and Bivens 2001).


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