Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Stylommatophora Orthalicidae

Scientific Name: Placostylus bollonsi
Species Authority: Suter, 1908
Common Name(s):
English New Zealand Flax Snail, Pupuharakeke

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable D2 ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Sherley, G.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1994 Rare (R)
1990 Vulnerable (V)
1988 Vulnerable (V)
1986 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to New Zealand, where it almost certainly occurs at only five locations (Powell 1979).
Countries occurrence:
New Zealand
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Population [top]

Population: Its population has less than 10,000 adults (Powell 1979).
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Sherley, G. 1996. Placostylus bollonsi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T17445A7074297. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
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