Vespericola ohlone Roth, 2003:3

Ohlone hesperian

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: late 1800's

 

Distribution

Alameda County, California, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: SBMNH 348128

Type locality: "CALIFORNIA: Alameda County: “Patterson’s Willows” (probably now part of Coyote Hills Regional Park, approximately 37.55° N, 122.09°W)"

 

Paratypes:

SBMNH 348129 (37)

ANSP (2)

CAS (2)

USNM (2)

 

Other specimens:

ANSP 1889 (3)

SBMNH 03696 (11)

USNM 30484 (4)

USNM 30485 (3)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Roth, Barry. (2003). Polygyrid land snails, Vespericola (Gastropoda: Pulmonata), 4. A new and possibly extinct species from central California, U.S.A. Zootaxa 215: 1-6.

 

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.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/10787/vespericola-ohlone-hesperian

https://explorer.natureserve.org/Taxon/ELEMENT_GLOBAL.2.741426/Vespericola_ohlone

 

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