Oahu Tree snail (Achatinella mustelina)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The Oahu tree snails are a classic example of the devastation of the native fauna and flora of the Hawaiian Islands that has occurred following human settlement of the archipelago. These small snails have a smooth, glossy shell, which is generally conical in shape. These nocturnal snails are found on native trees and large bushes, where they graze fungi from the surfaces of leaves and stems. Adults have both male and female parts (they are hermaphrodites) and give birth to live young. Oahu tree snails are today restricted to mountainous forests above 500 meters.
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|02/12/1981||Pacific Region (Region 1)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|02/12/1981||46 FR 11999||ETWP; Listing the Hawaiian (Oahu) Tree Snails of the Genus Achatinella as Endangered Species; correction|
|10/10/2002||67 FR 63066 63067||Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designations of Critical Habitat for Plant Species From the Island of Oahu, HI: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period, and public hearing announcement.|
|08/06/1981||46 FR 40025 40026||ETWP; Deferral of Effective Dates for Final Rules|
|06/26/1980||45 FR 43358 43360||ETWP; Proposed Endangered Status for Achatinella, a Genus of Hawaiian Tree Snails|
|01/13/1981||46 FR 3178 3182||Listing of Hawaiin (Oahu) Tree Snails of Genus Achatinella, as Endangered Species|
|09/20/2011||Achatinella spp., 5-Year Review Summary and Evaluation|
|09/20/2011||Achatinella mustelina, 5-Year Review Summary and Evaluation|
» Critical Habitat
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» Conservation Plans
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