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Occirhenea georgiana (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832:129)

Albany carnivorous snail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Helix georgiana Quoy & Gaimard, 1832:129 (original combination)

 

The genus Occirheana was erected by (Iredale, 1933).

 

Conservation Status

Extinct (Woinarski et al., 2019)

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Was rediscovered prior to its extinction (Kendrick et al., 1971).

 

Distribution

Albany region, Western Australia, Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Quoy, J. R. C. and Gaimard, J. P. (1832-1835). Voyage de la corvette l'Astrolabe : exécuté par ordre du roi, pendant les années 1826-1827-1828-1829, sous le commandement de M. J. Dumont d'Urville. Zoologie. 1: i-l, 1-264; 2(1): 1-321 [1832]; 2(2): 321-686 [1833]; 3(1): 1-366 [1834]; 3(2): 367-954 [1835]; Atlas (Mollusques): pls 1-93 [1833]. Paris: Tastu.


Other references:

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). (1996). 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. pp. 378. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Braby, Michael F. (2019). Are insects and other invertebrates in decline in Australia? Austral Entomology 58(3): 471-477. https://doi.org/10.1111/aen.12411

Burch, J. B. (1976). Outline of Classification of Australian Terrestrial Molluscs (Native and Introduced). Journal of the Malacological Society of Australia 3(3-4): 127-156. [Summary]

Groombridge, B. (ed.). (1994). 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Iredale, Tom. (1933). Systematic notes on Australian land snails. Records of the Australian Museum 19(1): 37-59.

Iredale, Tom. (1939). A review of the land mollusca of Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum and Art Gallery 2(1): 1-88.

George W. Kendrick, Eric H. Sedgwick and Brian J. Smith. (1971). The Rediscovery of Helix georgiana Quoy and Gaimard, 1832 (Mollusca: Gastropoda) at Pemberton and the Discovery of a related species in the Stirling Range, Western Australia. Western Australian Naturalist 12(1): 5-11.

George W. Kendrick, Eric H. Sedgwick and Brian J. Smith. (1972). Correction: The Rediscovery of Helix georgiana Quoy and Gaimard, 1832 (Mollusca: Gastropoda) at Pemberton and the Discovery of a related species in the Stirling Range, Western Australia. By George W. Kendrick, Eric H. Sedgwick and Brian J. Smith, W. Aust. Nat., 12 (1), May 28, 1971. Western Australian Naturalist 12(3): [pagination?].

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Occirhenea georgiana (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832). Accessed at: http://www.molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1149952 on 2022-03-06

Slack-Smith, S. (1996). Occirhenea georgiana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T15029A4489129. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T15029A4489129.en. Accessed on 06 March 2022.

Woinarski, J. C. Z et al. (2019). Reading the black book: The number, timing, distribution and causes of listed extinctions in Australia. Biological Conservation 239: 108261. [Abstract]

https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:9402ba88-2694-48c5-82ec-24f6d401c239

 

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