Tomigerus gibberulus Burrow, 1815



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Helix gibberula Burrow, 1815 (original combination); Tornigenus gibberulus digerus Burrow, 1815


Conservation Status

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

IUCN RedList status: Extinct





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Burrow, E. I. (1815). Elements of conchology, according to the Linnæan system, illustrated by 28 plates, drawn from nature. London, R. & A. Taylor, xix + 246 pp. [1st edition].

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.

Mansur, M. C. D. (1996a). Tomigerus gibberulus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. ( Downloaded on 27 July 2013.

Mansur, M.C.D. 1996b. Tomigerus gibberulus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T29615A9504978. Accessed on 19 June 2022.

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Tomigerus gibberulus (Burrow, 1815). Accessed at: on 2022-04-02

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

Simone, L. R. L. (2006). Land and Freshwater Molluscs of Brazil. Editora Grafíca Bernardi, FAPESP. São Paulo, 390 pp.


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