Mathewsoconcha albocincta Preston, 1913:528



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Now considered a synonym of M. suteri (Smith, 1992; MolluscaBase, 2021)


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)



Norfolk Island, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Preston, H. B. (1913). Characters of new genera and species of terrestrial Mollusca from Norfolk Island. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, ser. 8, 12: 522-538.


Other references:

Hyman, Isabel T., Caiza, Jennifer and Köhler, Frank. (2023). Systematic revision of the microcystid land snails endemic to Norfolk Island (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora) based on comparative morpho-anatomy and mitochondrial phylogenetics. Invertebrate Systematics 37(6): 334-443.

Iredale, Tom. (1945). The land Mollusca of Norfolk Island. The Australian Zoologist 2(1): 46-71.

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Mathewsoconcha albocincta Preston, 1913. Accessed at: on 2022-03-24

Smith B.J. (1992). Non-marine Mollusca. In: Houston W.W.K. (ed.) Zoological Catalogue of Australia, volume 8. xii + 405 pp.


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