Succinea guamensis L. Pfeiffer, 1857



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Treated as a "taxon inquirendum" by (MolluscaBase, 2021).


Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Pfeiffer, L. (1857). Descriptions of thirty-one new species of land-shells, from Mr. Cuming's collection. Proceedings of the zoological Society of London. 25 (333): 107–112; 25 (334): 113.

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.

Groombridge, B. (ed.). (1994). 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Moellendorff, O. F. von. (1900). The land shells of the Caroline Islands. J. Malacol. 7: 101-126.

Mollusc Specialist Group. (1996). Succinea guamensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T21133A9249576. Accessed on 03 April 2022.

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Succinea guamensis L. Pfeiffer, 1857. Accessed at: on 2022-04-03

Pfeiffer, L. (1859). Monographia Heliceorum viventium. Sistens descriptiones systematicas et criticas omnium huius familiae generum et specierum hodie cognitarum. Volumen quartum (1): 1–352 [January or February]; (2): 353–920, i–ix [< November].

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). 1994. Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Animal Candidate Review for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species. Federal Register 59(219):58982-59028.


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