Naesiotus adserseni MS



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Naesiotus adserseni Coppois, 1985; Bulimulus adserseni Coppois, 1985


Coppois' proposed scientific names for several Galápagos Bulimulinae species are not valid according to ICZN rules, and are thus treated as manuscript (MS) names by (Breure & Borrero, 2008).


Conservation Status

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Santa Cruz, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador


Biology & Ecology










Breure, Abraham S. H. and Borrero, Francisco J. (2008). An annotated checklist of the land snail family Orthalicidae (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Orthalicoidea) in Ecuador, with notes on the distribution of the mainland species. Zootaxa 1768: 1-40.

Coppois, G. (1985). Etude de la speciation chez les Bulimulidae endémiques de l'Archipel des Galápagos (Mollusques, Gasteropodes, Pulmones). Ph.D. thesis, Université Libre, Bruxelles, 238 pp.

Parent, C. (2003). Bulimulus adserseni. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 17 June 2013.


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