The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Hypselostoma elephas van Benthem-Jutting, 1950

Elephant trunk snail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Missing

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

near Bukit Tenggek, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

van Benthem-Jutting, W.S.S. 1950. The Malayan species of Boysidia, Paraboysidia, Hypselostoma and Gyliotrachela (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Vertiginidae) with a catalogue of all the species hitherto described. Bulletin of the Raffles Museum 21: 5-47.

 

Other references:

Clements, R. (2009). Hypselostoma elephas. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T168177A6462664. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009-2.RLTS.T168177A6462664.en. Downloaded on 18 September 2016.

Maassen, W. J. M. (2001). A preliminary checklist of the non-marine molluscs of West-Malaysia. De Kreukal, Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Amsterdam.

Schilthuizen, M., Liew, T. S., Bin Elahan, B. & Lackman-Ancrenaz, I. 2005. Effects of karst forest degradation on pulmonate and prosobranch land snail communities in Sabah.

https://news.mongabay.com/2016/06/cement-company-may-have-caused-global-extinction-of-3-snail-species-in-malaysia/

 

<< Back to the Pupilloidei database