The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Achatinella turgida Newcomb, 1854

Turgid Oahu tree-snail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Achatinella cestus Newcomb (in part); Achatinella ovum Pfeiffer; Achatinella cookei Baldwin

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1974

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

OSUM 31423

 

Media

 

 

References

Hadfield, M. & Hadway, L. (1996). Achatinella turgida. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 20 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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