Schizoglossa major Powell, 1938:139



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Extinct (Cowie et al., 2017)

Last record: subfossil



New Zealand


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Powell, A. W. B. (1938). The Paryphantidae of New Zealand No. 4 and the Genus Placostylus in New Zealand. Records of the Auckland Institute and Museum 2: 133-150.

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.

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Schizoglossa major Powell, 1938. Accessed at: on 2022-04-03

Spencer, H. G., Marshall, B. A. and Willan, R. C. (2009). Checklist of New Zealand living Mollusca, pp. 196-219. In: Gordon, D. P. (ed.). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume one. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.


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