Ceratophallus socotrensis (Godwin-Austen, 1883)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1883 or before

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Socotra Island, Republic of Yemen


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Godwin-Austen, H. (1883). On the freshwater shells of the island of Socotra collected by Prof. I. Bayley Balfour. Part III. Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London for the year 1883 1883: 2-8.


Other references:

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (comps and eds). (1996). 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Brown, D. S. (1994). Freshwater Snails of Africa and their Medical Importance. Taylor & Francis, London.

Van Damme, D. and Neubert, E. (2012). Ceratophallus socotrensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. ( Downloaded on 23 August 2015.


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