A review of the land snails of Rodrigues Island (Indian Ocean) with notes on their status

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O. GRIFFITHS
(1994)
Volume
35
Part
2
Page from
157

In 1986 and 1989 a land snail survey was carried out on Rodrigues. This was followed up by examination of collections in the Natural History Museum, London (NHM) including that of Dr E. H. Madge. A total of 27 native snails were recorded, of which 5 species were extinct and a further 3 species probably extinct. A total of 11 introduced snails and slugs were recorded.

Keywords
Rodrigues
non-marine Mollusca
conservation status.