Electrina succinea orites Cooke & Clench, 1943



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Rapa (=Rapa Iti =Otaro), Bass Islands, French Polynesia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Cooke, C. Montague, Jnr. and Clench, William J. (1943). Land Shells (Synceridae) from the Southern and Western Pacific. Occasional Papers of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum 17(20): 249-262.


Other references:

Cowie, Robert H., Régnier, Claire, Fontaine, Benoît, and Bouchet, Philippe. (2017). Measuring the Sixth Extinction: what do mollusks tell us? The Nautilus 131(1): 3-41.

Gargominy, O. and Fontaine, B. (2014). Terrestrial Biodiversity of the Austral Islands, French Polynesia. A Global Overview of the Terrestrial and Freshwater Molluscs. Patrimonines Naturels (Book 72). French National Museum Natural History.

Régnier, Claire, Fontaine, Benoît and Bouchet, Philippe. (2009). Not Knowing, Not Recording, Not Listing: Numerous Unnoticed Mollusk Extinctions. Conservation Biology 23(5): 1214-1221.


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