Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Mollusca > Class: Bivalvia > Order: Unionoida > Family: Unionidae > Genus: Unio > Species: Unio pictorum > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Unio pictorum pictorum (Linnaeus, 1758) Fauna Europaea (2005)
Unio pictorum rostratus Lamarck, 1819 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Unio pictorum latirostris Küster, 1854 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Unio pictorum platyrhynchus Rossmässler, 1835 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Unio pictorum praeposterus Küster, 1854 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Unio pictorum schrenkianus Clessin, 1880 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Unio pictorum ascanius Kobelt, 1913 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Unio pictorum proechistus Bourguignat, 1870 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Unio pictorum gaudioni Drouët, 1881 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Unio pictorum platyrhynchoideus Dupuy, 1849 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Unio pictorum mucidus Morelet, 1845 Fauna Europaea (2005)
Unio pictorum delphinus Spengler, 1793 Fauna Europaea (2005)

Unio pictorum (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
No synonyms available.

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External data

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