Palaina albata (Beddome, 1889)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1936

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Koror (=Oreor), Palau (=Belau)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Beddome, R. H. (1889). Descriptions of land-shells from the Island of Koror, Pelew Group. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1889: 112-116.


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.

Crombie, R. I. and Pregill, G. K. (1999). A checklist of the herpetofauna of the Palau Islands (Republic of Belau), Oceania. Herpetological Monographs 13: 29-80.

Rundell, R. J. (2010). Diversity and conservation of the land snail fauna of the western Pacific islands of Belau (Republic of Palau, Oceania). American Malacological Bulletin 28: 81-90.

Rundell, R.J. (2012). Palaina albata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T15891A788962. Downloaded on 26 December 2015.

Rundell, R.J. 2020. Palaina albata (amended version of 2012 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T15891A176836376. Accessed on 10 July 2022.


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