The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Amastra rubens Gould, 1845 (1854?)

Ruby-coloured amastra



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










Cowie, R. H. (1996). Amastra rubens. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 08 June 2013.

Yeung, Norine W., Cowie, Robert H., Hayes, Kenneth A. and Strong, Ellen E. (2017). Type Specimens of Hawaiian Land Snails in the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, with Lectotype Designations. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 647, vi + 34 pages, 11 ļ¬gures.


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