Bulimulus brunoi (Ihering, 1917)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Loboa brunoi Ihering, 1917 (original combination)


Conservation Status

Extinct (Régnier et al., 2009; Cowie et al., 2017)

Last record: subfossil (Régnier et al., 2009)



Trindade Island, Brazil


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Ihering, H. von. (1917). Loboa brunoi n. g., n. sp., a land shell from the Brazilian island of Trinity. The Nautilus 30 (11): 121-122, pl. 4, fig. 7.

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.

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Bulimulus brunoi (Ihering, 1917). Accessed at: on 2022-03-05

Régnier, Claire, Fontaine, Benoît and Bouchet, Philippe. (2009). Not Knowing, Not Recording, Not Listing: Numerous Unnoticed Mollusk Extinctions. Conservation Biology 23(5): 1214-1221.

Salvador, R., Cunha, C. and Simone, L. (2013). Taxonomic revision of the orthalicid land snails (Pulmonata: Stylommatophora) from Trindade Island, Brazil. Journal of Natural History 47(13-14): 949-961.

Salvador, Rodrigo B. et al. (2014). Rediscovery of living land snails on Trindade Island, Brazil. Amer. Malac. Bull. 32(1): 140-142.

Simone, L. R. L. (2006). Land and Freshwater Molluscs of Brazil. Editora Grafíca Bernardi, FAPESP. São Paulo, 390 pp.


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