Lamprocystis rurutuana H. B. Baker, 1938



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Rurutu, French Polynesia


Biology & Ecology










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.

Gargominy, O. and Fontaine, B.2014. Terrestrial Biodiversity of the Austral Islands, French Polynesia. A Global Overview of the Terrestrial and Freshwater Molluscs. Patrimonines Naturels (Book 72). French National Museum Natural History.

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

Sartori, A. F., Gargominy, O. and Fontaine, B. (2013). Anthropogenic extinction of Pacific land snails: a case study of Rurutu, French Polynesia, with description of eight new species of endodontids (Pulmonata). Zootaxa 3640(3): 343-372. [Abstract]


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