The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Geonemertes rodericana Gulliver, 1879

Rodrigues terrestrial ribbon worm



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1918.

IUCN RedList status: Extinct


A search in 1993 failed to find any individuals of this species (Moore et. al., 1995).



Rodrigues, Mascarene Islands












Gerlach, Justin. (2014). Geonemertes rodericana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ( Downloaded on 07 July 2014.

Moore, J., Gibson, R. and Jones, H. D. (2001). Terrestrial nemerteans thirty years on. Hydrobiological 456: 1-6.

Moore, J, Moore, N. W., and Gibson, R. (1995). Land nemertines of Rodrigues. Journal of Zoology 237:2 241-257. [Abstract]


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