Cylindrical lioplax (Lioplax cyclostomaformis)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The cylindrical lioplax is a gill-breathing snail in the family Viviparidae with an elongate shell reaching about 28 millimeters (mm) (1.1 inches) in length. The shell color is light to dark olivaceous-green externally, and bluish inside of the aperture.
- States/US Territories in which the Cylindrical lioplax, Entire is known to or is believed to occur: Alabama
- US Counties in which the Cylindrical lioplax, Entire is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- USFWS Refuges in which the Cylindrical lioplax, Entire is known to occur:
Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|10/28/1998||Southeast Region (Region 4)||Entire|
» Federal Register Documents
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|12/02/2005||Final Recovery Plan for Six Mobile Basin Aquatic Snails||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|01/18/2005||70 FR 2879 2880||Notice of Availability of a Technical Agency Draft Recovery Plan for Six Mobile Basin Aquatic Snails for Review and Comment||
|12/02/2005||70 FR 72307 72308||Notice of Availability of a Final Recovery Plan for Six Mobile Basin Aquatic Snails||
|06/14/2005||70 FR 34492 34494||Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 25 Southeastern Species||
|03/25/2014||79 FR 16366 16368||Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Status Reviews of 33 Southeastern Species||
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Cylindrical lioplax.
» Conservation Plans
No conservation plans have been created for Cylindrical lioplax.
» Life History
The cylindrical lioplax lives in the mud under large rocks in rapid shoal currents. Other lioplax species are usually found along stream margins in exposed muddy substrates (Service 2005).
Like other members of the family Viviparidae, the cylindrical lioplax gives live birth (young hatch internally and born as juveniles) and may live 3 to 11 years (Service 2005).
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