Plectostoma charasense (Tomlin, 1948)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Opisthostoma charasense Tomlin, 1948


Conservation Status


Last record: 2007

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Pahang State, Malaysia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Tomlin, J.R.L.B. 1948. New Malay land-shells. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London 1948: 224-226.


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.

Liew, T.-S., Vermeulen J.J., bin Marzuki M.E. and Schilthuizen M. (2014). A cybertaxonomic revision of the terrestrial micro land snail genus Plectostoma Adam (Mollusca, Caenogastropoda, Diplommatinidae), from Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Indochina. Zookeys 393: 1-107.

Thorseng, L. 2014. Plectostoma charasense. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T58600547A58628611. Downloaded on 26 December 2015.


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