Bulimulus sp. 'krameri'


 
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Kramer's Bulimulus
(Bulimulus sp. 'krameri')

 
syn. Naesiotus krameri

 
distribution:

Ecuador: Isla Santa Cruz (Indefatigable Island) / Galápagos Islands

 
local name: -

 
size: (?)

extinction date: (?)

 
This species too has only a 'tag name' up to now.

It occurred in the humid Scalesia forests (Scalesia pedunculata), which on the island of Santa Cruz formerly were distributed in about 300 to 600 m above sea level, but which today have disappeared more or less completely.

 
References:

- Christine E. Parent; Robert P. Smith: Galápagos bulimulids: status report on a devastated fauna. Tentacle 14, 2006
- Christine E. Parent; Bernard J. Crepsi: Sequential colonization and diversification of Galapágos endemic land snail genus Bulimulus (Gastropoda, Stylommatophora). Evolution 60(11), 2006, pp. 2311-2328