Quintalia flosculus (Cox, 1866:48)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Helix flosculus Cox, 1866:695 (original combination); Carthaca flosculus (Cox, 1866:695); Helix patescens Cox, 1870:84; Charopa (?) patescens Sykes, 1900:143

 

Conservation Status

Extinct (Régnier et al., 2009; Cowie et al., 2017)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

The genus is believed to be extinct.

 

Distribution

Norfolk Island, Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Cox, J. C. (1866). Description d'espèces nouvelles provenant d'Australie et des îles Solomon et Norfolk. Journal de Conchyliologie 14: 45-48.

 

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.

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.

Cox, J. C. (1870). Descriptions of seventeen new species of land shells from the South Sea Islands, in the cabinet of Mr John Brazier of Sydney. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1870: 81-85.

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Quintalia flosculus (Cox, 1866). Accessed at: http://www.molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1150026 on 2022-03-26

Mollusc Specialist Group. (1996). Quintalia flosculus. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 28 January 2012.

Mollusc Specialist Group. 1996. Quintalia flosculus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T19057A8803034. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T19057A8803034.en. Accessed on 02 July 2022.

Pilsbry. (1892). Man. Conch. (Tyron), ser. 2, 8: 77.

Régnier, Claire, Fontaine, Benoît and Bouchet, Philippe. (2009). Not Knowing, Not Recording, Not Listing: Numerous Unnoticed Mollusk Extinctions. Conservation Biology 23(5): 1214-1221.

Sykes. (1900). Proc. Mal. Soc. (Lond.) 4: 143.

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