The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Hotumatua anakenana Kirch, Christensen, Steadman, 2009:114

Hotu Matua’s snail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: c. 1000 AD or later

 

Distribution

Easter Island, Pacific Ocean

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Kirch, P. V., Christensen, C. C. and Steadman, D. W. (2009). Subfossil land snails from Easter Island, including Hotumatua anakenana, new genus and species (Pulmonata: Achatinellidae). Pacific Science 63: 105-122.

 

Other references:

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.

Steadman, David W., Vargas, C. P., and Cristino, F. C. (1994). Stratigraphy, chronology, and cultural context of an early faunal assemblage from Easter Island. Asian Perspectives 33(1): 79-96.

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