Our Neighborhood's Biodiversity Map

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Shared by : Shafira Charlette (Seychelles)
Region : Frégate Island in the Seychelles
Status : Critically Endangered
Conturbatia Crenata, Land Snail Conturbatia crenata is a species of air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Streptaxidae. It is the only species in the genus Conturbatia. Conturbatia crenata lives in woodland areas with Pterocarpus indicus, also known as the New Guinea Rosewood tree. It inhabits leaf litter and habitats with dead Conturbatia crenata is possibly extinct. The last record of this species alive was in 2000.It is thought, that the population of Conturbatia crenata has been poisoned with rodenticide Brodifacoum in 2000. Conturbatia crenata is endemic to the Fregate Island in the Seychelles’ wood.

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Wikipedia : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conturbatia_crenata


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