Placostylus koroensis (Garrett, 1872)

Flax snail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Missing

Last record: 1980

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

Fiji

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

MCZ Malacology 26074

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Garrett, A. (1872). List of species of Bulimus inhabiting the Viti Islands, with notes on their geographical range, and descriptions of new species. American Journal of Conchology, new ser. 7(4): 231-236, pl. 18.

 

Other references:

Abbott, R. T. (1989). Compendium of Landshells. American Malacologists, Melbourne, Florida.

Barker, G., Price, R. and Briggs, C. (2005). Priorities for additions to the Fijian protected natural areas network: an assessment based on complementarity in land snail assemblages.Report prepared for Wildlife Conservation Society, Suva. Landcare Research, Hamilton.

Brodie, G. and Barker, G. (2012a). Placostylus koroensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.1. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 06 June 2015.

Brodie, G. and Barker, G. (2012b). Placostylus koroensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T177775A1497554. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012.RLTS.T177775A1497554.en. Accessed on 30 March 2022.

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.

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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