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Mandarina luhuana Sowerby, 1839:143

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Helix luhuana Sowerby, 1839:143; Nanina ruschenbergeri Pilsbry, 1890:186

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: 1500 ± 60 yrBP (Chiba, 1989)

 

Distribution

Minamijima, Ogasawara Islands, Japan

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Chiba, Satoshi. (1989). Taxonomy and morphologic diversity of Mandarina (Pulmonata) in the Bonin Islands. Transactions and Proceedings of the Palaeontological Society of Japan, New Series 155: 218-251.

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.

Habe, Tadashige. (1973). Fossil land snails from Minami-jima, Bonin Islands. Tohoku Univ., Sci. Rep., 2nd ser. (Geol.), Special Volume, no. 6: 51-53.

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

Sarashina, Isao. (2008). Preservation of the shell matrix protein dermatopontin in 1500 year old land snail fossils from the Bonin Islands. Organic Geochemistry 39: 1742-1746.

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