Pseudolibera lillianae Solem, 1976



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Pseudolibera lillianae Cooke & Solem, 1976 (see Sartori et al. 2014:40)


Conservation Status




Makatea (=Mangaia-te-vai-tamae), Tuamotu Archipelago (=Tuamotus) (western), French Polynesia


Biology & Ecology




Holotype: BPBM 115805

Type locality: "Tuamotu Islands: Makatea, 1 mile inland at 250 ft. elevation. Collected on a hillside around roots of a plant by Mrs. G.P. Wilder on October 24, 1932." (Sartori et al. 2014:39)


Additional material:

Sartori et al. (2014:39) examined 1139 non-type specimens.






Original scientific description:

Solem, Alan. (1976). Endodontoid Land Snails from Pacific Islands (Mollusca: Pulmonata: Sigmurethra). Part 1. Family Endodontidae. Chicago, Illinois: Field Museum of Natural History. 508 pp.


Other references:

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.

Sartori, André F., Gargominy, Olivier and Fontaine, Benoît. (2014). Radiation and decline of endodontid land snails in Makatea, French Polynesia. Zootaxa 3772(1): 1-68.


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