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Gibbula nivosa

 

Author
Adams, 1851
Synonym/s
Common Name/s
Maltese topshell
Locality
Maltese Islands, Mediterranean
Last Record
1978
Rediscovered in
2006
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/17504/gibbula-nivosa-maltese-topshell
Notes
References
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
 
Evans J., Borg J.A. and Schembri P.J., (2010). [url=https://www.researchgate.net/publication/230978790_Rediscovery_of_live_Gibbula_nivosa_%28Gastropoda_Trochidae%29]Rediscovery of live Gibbula nivosa (Gastropoda: Trochidae)[/url]. Rapp. Comm. int Mer. Medit., 39: 507.
 
Evans J., Borg J.A. and Schembri P. J. (2011). Distribution, habitat preferences and behaviour of the critically endangered Maltese top-shell Gibbula nivosa (Gastropoda: Trochidae). Mar. Biol., 158: 603-611.
 
Evans, Julian and Schembri, Patrick J. (2013). [url=https://ciesm.org/online/archives/abstracts/pdf/40/PG_0653.pdf]The resurrection of Gibbula nivosa (Gastropoda: Trochidae)[/url]. Rapp. Comm. int. Mer Médit., 40: 653.
 
Schembri P.J., Borg J.A., Deidun A., Knittweis L. and Mellado Lopez T. (2007). Is the endemic Maltese Topshell Gibbula nivosa extinct? Rapp. Comm. int. Mer Medit., 38: 592.
 
https://www.um.edu.mt/newsoncampus/researchinitiatives/archive/maltesetopshellrediscovered