Placostylus subroseus Fulton, 1915:242

Flax snail



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Callistocharis subroseus (Fulton, 1915)


Conservation Status


Last record: 1915 or before

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient





Biology & Ecology




Holotype: NHMUK 1919.12.31.50






Original scientific description:

Fulton, H. (1915). Description of a supposed new species of Placostylus. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London 11: 242.


Other references:

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.

Breure, A. S. H. and Ablett, J. D. (2012). Annotated type catalogue of the Bothriembryontidae and Odontostomidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Orthalicoidea) in the Natural History Museum, London. ZooKeys 182: 1-70.

Breure, A. S. H. and Schouten, J. (1985). Notes on and descriptions of Bulimulidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda), III. Zoologische Verhandelingen 216: 1-98, pls. 1-3.

Brodie, G. (2012a). Placostylus subroseus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.1. ( Downloaded on 06 June 2015.

Brodie, G. (2012b). Placostylus subroseus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012: e.T195586A2390707. Accessed on 30 March 2022.

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Callistocharis subroseus (Fulton, 1915). Accessed at: on 2022-03-30


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