Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Mollusca > Class: Bivalvia > Order: Unionoida > Family: Unionidae > Genus: Microcondylaea > Species: Microcondylaea compressa

Microcondylaea compressa (Menke, 1830)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Mediterranean - Unknown
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
Natura 2000 species code 1031


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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Not evaluated




Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

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Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Microcondylea compressa (Menke, 1830)
Unio bonellii Rossmässler, 1835
Anodonta uniopsis Lamarck, 1819
Unio depressa C. Pfeiffer, 1825

Other resources

Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

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