Malagarion borbonica (Morelet, 1860)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Vitrina borbonica Morelet, 1860 (original combination)


Conservation Status

Missing (i.e. possibly extinct) (Régnier et al., 2009; Cowie et al., 2017)



Réunion, Mascarene Islands


Biology & Ecology





NHMUK ZOO 1893.2.4.1130






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.

Griffiths, O. L. and Florens, V. F. B. (2006). A field guide to the non-marine molluscs of the Mascarene Islands (Mauritius, Rodrigues and Réunion) and the northern dependencies of Mauritius. Bioculture Press: Mauritius. Pp. i–xv, 1–185.

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Malagarion borbonicus (Morelet, 1860). Accessed at: on 2022-03-24

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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