Hirasea major Pilsbry, 1902



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Brazieria major Pilsbry, 1902


Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Chichijima, Ogasawara Islands, Japan


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Pilsbry, H. A. (1902). New land mollusks of the Japanese Empire. The Nautilus 16(4): 45-47.

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.

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.

Groombridge, B. (ed.). (1994). 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Hirasea major Pilsbry, 1902. Accessed at: on 2022-03-07

Mollusc Specialist Group. (1996). Hirasea major. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. ( Downloaded on 16 July 2013.

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


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