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Rocky Mountain Region

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Species Conservation Program: Species Rationale Index — Mollusks

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Recommendation: R2 Sensitive Species (SS)

Common Name Scientific Name 
Cooper's Rocky Mountain snail #1 | #2 Oreohelix strigosa cooperi
Pygmy mountainsnail Oreohelix pygmaea
Rocky Mountain capshell Acroloxus coloradensis


Recommendation: Not R2 Sensitive Species, But Should Be Considered For Other Emphasis Species Lists

Common Name Scientific Name 
callused vertigo Vertigo arthuri von martens
frigid ambersnail Catinella gelida
lyrate mountainsnail Oreohelix haydeni haydeni
mystery vertigo Vertigo paradoxa sterki


Recommendation: Not R2 Sensitive Species and Not of Concern

Common Name Scientific Name 
cave physa Physella spelunca
clubshell Pleurobema clava
paper pondshell Utterbackia imbecillis
sharp sprite Promenetus exacuous
striate disc Discus shimekii


Recommendation: Insufficient Information Available to Make a Recommendation

Common Name Scientific Name 
creeper Strophitus undulatus
cylindrical papershell Anodontoides ferussacianus
pondhorn Uniomerus tetralasmus

 

 

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