The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Achatinella rosea Swainson, 1828



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Achatinella bulimoides rosea Swainson, 1828


Conservation Status

Last record: 1949

IUCN status: Extinct



Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










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.

Mollusc Specialist Group. (1996). Achatinella bulimoides ssp. rosea. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. ( Downloaded on 19 September 2011.

USFWS [U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service]. (1993). Recovery Plan for the O’ahu Tree Snails of the Genus Achatinella. U.S.Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, Oregon. 64 pp. + 64 pp. of appendices + 5 figs.


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