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



Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology




OSUM 31423






Hadfield, M. & Hadway, L. (1996). Achatinella turgida. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. ( 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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