The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Achatinella curta Newcomb, 1853



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Achatinella rhodoraphe Smith; Achatinella undulata Newcomb; Achatinella delta Gulick


Conservation Status

Last record: 1989 (Suckling et al. 2004)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology




OSUM 31412






Hadfield, M. and Hadway, L. (1996). Achatinella curta. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. ( Downloaded on 19 September 2011.

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


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