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Omphalotropis plicosa Pfeiffer, 1852

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1878 (Griffiths, 1996)

Rediscovered in August 2002

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Mauritius

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. pp. 378. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

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.

Florens, F.B.V. and Balder, C. (2007). Relocation of Omphalotropis plicosa (Pfeiffer, 1852), a Mauritian endemic landsnail believed extinct. Journal of Molluscan Studies 73: 205-206.

Griffiths, O. (1996). Omphalotropis plicosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T15297A4511585. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T15297A4511585.en. Downloaded on 19 March 2017.

Groombridge, B. (ed.). (1994). 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

 

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