Laevaricella guadeloupensis (Pfeiffer, 1857)

Guadeloupe predatory snail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Achatina guadeloupensis L. Pfeiffer, 1857; Oleacina guadeloupensis (Pfeiffer, 1857)

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Guadeloupe

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Pfeiffer, L. (1857). Descriptions of fifty-eight new species of Helicea from the collection of H. Cuming, Esq. Proceedings of the zoological Society of London. 24 (321) [“1856”]: 324–336.


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. (1996). Oleacina guadeloupensis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 21 July 2013.

Bouchet, P. 1996. Oleacina guadeloupensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T15191A4501196. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T15191A4501196.en. Accessed on 01 July 2022.

Charles, L. (2016). Inventaire de mollusques terrestres de Guadeloupe, Petites Antilles: données préliminaires. Journal MalaCo. 12: 47-56.

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. Laevaricella guadeloupensis (L. Pfeiffer, 1857). Accessed at: http://www.molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1522009 on 2022-03-29

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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