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Achatinella bulimoides Swainson, 1828

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

This species has 12 different synonyms:

Achatinella spadicea, Gulick

Achatinella obliqua, Gulick

Achatinella oomorpha, Gulick

Achatinella ovata, Newcomb

Achatinella candida, Pfeiffer

Achatinella vidua, Pfeiffer

Achatinella wheatleyi, Newcomb

Achatinella elegans wheatleyana, Newcomb

Achatinella fricki, Pfeiffer

Achatinella rotunda, Gulick

Achatinella glabra, Newcomb

Bulimella glabra, Newcomb

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1985 (Suckling et al. 2004)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

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References

Hadfield, Michael and Hadway, L. (1996). Achatinella bulimoides. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 19 September 2011.

Price, M. R., Hadfield, M. G., Knapp, I. S. S., Toonen, R. J. and Forsman, Z. H. (2021). Evolutionary genomics of endangered Hawaiian tree snails (Achatinellidae: Achatinellinae) for conservation of adaptive capacity. PeerJ 9:e10993. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.10993 [Supplemental Information 1 (Maximum likelihood (ML) trees); Supplemental Information 2 (Tree snail sample attributes by taxonomy)]

Price, M. R., Sischo, D., Pascua, M. and Hadfield, M. G. (2015). Demographic and genetic factors in the recovery or demise of ex situ populations following a severe bottleneck in fifteen species of Hawaiian tree snails. PeerJ 3: e1406.

Suckling, Kieran, Slack, Rhiwena and Nowicki, Brian. (2004). Extinct and the Endangered Species Act. Centre For Biological Diversity. 63 pp.

Welch, d'Alté. (1954). Distribution and Variation of the Hawaiian Tree Snail Achatinella Bulimoides Swainson on the Leeward and Northern Slopes of the Koolau Range, Oahu. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 106: 63-107. [Abstract]

 

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