Discolepis desidens (Rang, 1834)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Helix desidens Rang, 1834 (original combination); Pleurodonte desidens (Rang, 1834)

 

Conservation Status

Last record: pre-1835?

Rediscovered in 2006 (UICN Comité français et al., 2020)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Martinique

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Rang, [S.]. (1834). Hélice. Helix Linné. Helix déprimée. H. desidens Rang. Magasin de Zoologie. 4: Classe V, Planche 48 (with 1 page of text).


Other references:

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. pp. 378. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Bouchet, P. (2000a). Pleurodonte desidens. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 27 July 2013.

Bouchet, P. (2000b). Pleurodonte desidens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T17708A7352120. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2000.RLTS.T17708A7352120.en. Accessed on 12 June 2022.

Bouchet, P. and von Cosel, R. 1991. Report to the French Ministry of Environment.

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.

Hilton-Taylor, C. 2000. 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

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

UICN Comité français, OFB & MNHN (2020). La Liste rouge des espèces menacées en France - Chapitres Faune de Martinique. Paris, France.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/23727/discolepis-desidens

http://patrimoinemondial.airesprotegees.fr/files/2014/07/Dossier-UNESCO-officiel-P-CHAMOISEAU.pdf

 

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