IUCN threat status:

Data Deficient (DD)


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Range Description

This species maintains a disjunct distribution within the upper tributaries of the Caney Fork River drainage, in Cumberland, Bledsoe, White and Van Buren counties, Tennessee (Rohrbach and Withers 2006). In Tennessee it occurs in the Cumberland Plateau province in tributaries of the upper Caney Fork River system in Cumberland and Bledsoe counties, and Sequatchie River system in Sequatchie County (Williams and Bivens 2001). This species has recently been discovered in several additional localities (approximately 15 localities newly discovered since 2004) and is now known from 19 streams in Cumberland, Van Buren, White and Bledsoe counties, Tennessee (Rohrbach and Withers 2006). Wither and McCoy (2005) have recently noted an expansion of this species range, including an increased number of locations in Cumberland County in 6 additional streams.

The extent of occurrence (EOO) is approximately 4,100 km2.


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