The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Leiostyla castanea (Shuttleworth, 1852)




Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1878

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Teneriffe, Canary Islands, North Africa


Biology & Ecology










Cuttelod, A., Seddon, M. and Neubert, E. (2011). European Red List of Non-marine Molluscs. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg.

Groh, K. (2011). Leiostyla castanea. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 11 January 2015.

Wollaston, T. V. (1878). Testacea Atlantica or the land and freshwater shells of Azores, aderiras, Salvages, Canaries, Cape Verdes and Saint Helena. London; Reeve.


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