3 Endangered Species

By: Katelyn S.


Georgia Aster

Georgia Aster - Information

1. The Georgia Aster first started to grow in clumps ,but due to natural habitat development there are about 60 populations in Southeastern United States.

2. The Georgia Aster was destroyed by a fire and now there are only about 60 populations left.

3. A private and public group has signed off at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens to take the beautiful Georgia Aster off the endangered list. And they want to protect the flower from ever going extinct.

4. There is a Endangered species Act, that the group created and they say that the act also comes with restrictions to what is listed.

5. Scientific and Common name is Symphyotrichum Georgianum and Georgia Aster.

Bibliography - Georgia Aster

1. Top 10 Most Endangered Plants. (n.d.). Retrieved September 11, 2016, from http://save-the-endangered-species.weebly.com/top-10-most-endangered-plants.html

2. About Georgia Aster. (n.d.). Retrieved September 11, 2016, from http://endandgeredspeciesosmp14.weebly.com/about-georgia-aster.html

3. Disp_blog_link=ondisp_email=ondisp_image=ondisp_byline_email_link=on__flex__=onwidgetid=1639_contentcell_width=665_contentcell_height=34x=10y=95width=665height=34, B. (n.d.). Groups push to save threatened Georgia aster. Retrieved September 11, 2016, from http://www.gainesvilletimes.com/archives/99680/

Frosted Flat-woods Salamander

Frosted Flat-woods Salamander - Information

1. The frosted Flatwoods Salamander is black and dark brown, and has light grey and white lines. Frosted Salamanders also live in burrows that they make under the soil’s surface.

2. Frosted Salamander larva is threatened during crayfish harvesting because crayfish harvesters use a cloth to scoop up and crayfish along with the larva and put them in a bucket. The crayfish is then sorted out and the larvas are left to die. Another threat to the Salamander is loss of its habitat.

3. The Salamander is protected under an act and a rule. The Salamander is listed under Endangered Species in the Federal Endangered Species Act and it is listed as a Federally - designated Endangered Species by Florida's Endangered and Threatened Species Rule.

4. The Salamander is being protected by Florida's Endangered Species act and rule And is listed as a Endangered Species.

5. Scientific and Common Name- Ambystoma Cingulatum and Frosted Flatwoods Salamander.

7. The Salamanders natural habitat is a forest with a wire grass floor and a bunch of wetlands. The Salamander lives to be specific in the Apalachicola National Forest in Florida.

Bibliography - Frosted Flat-woods Salamander

1. Frosted Salamanders. (n.d.). Retrieved September 15, 2016. http://myfwc.com/media/2211319/Frosted-Flatwoods-Salamander.pdf

2. New Endangered Species. (n.d.). Http://jacksonville.com/news/georgia/2009-02-11/story/new_endangered_species#. Retrieved September 15, 2016.

3. Support the Salamanders. (n.d.). Retrieved September 15, 2016, from http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/1099/0

Georgia Pigtoe

Georgia Pigtoe - Information

1. The Georgia Pigtoe is a freshwater mussel in the Unionidae family. It was described in 1852 and it is from the Coosawattee River in Georgia. The shell of the adult Georgia pigtoe reaches about 50 to 65 millimeters 2 to 2.5 inches in length. The Georgia pigtoe is currently known from a few isolated shoals in the Upper Conasauga River in Murray and Whitfield Counties, Georgia, and in Polk County, Tennessee.

2. Location and the population size has been declaring the extinction of the Georgia Pigtoe.

3. The mussels are being protected and they are slowly coming back so they will not be going extinct.

4. The mussels have been listed under a Endangered list and under the act Endangered Species Act of 1973.

5. Scientific and Common Name - Pleurobema Hanleyianum and Georgia Pigtoe

7. The Georgia Pigtoe is in Freshwater lakes.

Bibliography - Georgia Pigtoe

1. Service, U. F. (n.d.). Species Profile for Georgia pigtoe (Pleurobema hanleyianum). Retrieved September 15, 2016, from https://ecos.fws.gov/ecp0/profile/speciesProfile?spcode=F03Z

2. Georgia Pigtoe - Pleurobema hanleyianum - Details - Encyclopedia of Life. (n.d.). Retrieved September 15, 2016, from http://eol.org/pages/449405/details 

3. Service, U. F. (n.d.). Recovery Plan for Two Endangered Snails and an Endangered Mussel Available. Retrieved September 15, 2016, from https://www.fws.gov/news/ShowNews.cfm?ID=868A844D-970A-21EF-9C0BD7F52DAB3113

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3 Endangered Species

by katelynhill


Public - 9/14/16, 5:04 PM