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Achatinella thaanumi Pilsbry & Cooke, 1914

Thaanum’s Oahu tree-snail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Achatinella thaamuni Pilsbry & Cooke, 1914 (orthographic error)

 

Conservation Status

Last record: "rare since 1900"

IUCN status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Pilsbry, Henry Augustus and Cooke, C. Montague. (1914). Achatinellidae. Manual Conch. (2) 22(88): 177-428, i-lviii, pis. 40-63.

 

Other references:

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

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.

Groombridge, B. (ed.). 1994. 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

IUCN. 1990. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Mollusc Specialist Group. (1996). Achatinella thaanumi. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 20 September 2011.

Régnier, Claire, Fontaine, Benoît and Bouchet, Philippe. (2009). Not Knowing, Not Recording, Not Listing: Numerous Unnoticed Mollusk Extinctions. Conservation Biology 23(5): 1214-1221.

Wells, S.M., Pyle, R.M. and Collins, N.M. (compilers) 1983. The IUCN Invertebrate Red Data Book. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

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