Lanistes spp. 
 
 
Group:
Snails
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Malawi, Mozambique, Republic of Congo, Tanzania


Species/Common Names:
Lanistes alexandri
Lanistes bicarinatus
Lanistes farleri
Lanistes intortus
Lanistes nasutus
Lanistes neritoides
Lanistes nyssanus
Lanistes solidus
Lanistes stuhlmanni

Facts Summary:
Lanistes is a genus of snails of concern and found in the following area(s): Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Malawi, Mozambique, Republic of Congo, Tanzania.

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Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered

  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Lanistes alexandriEN-IUCN1996Tanzania
2. Lanistes bicarinatusVU-IUCN1996Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
3. Lanistes farleriCR-IUCN1996Tanzania
4. Lanistes intortusVU-IUCN1996Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
5. Lanistes nasutusEN-IUCN1996Malawi, Mozambique
6. Lanistes neritoidesCR-IUCN1996Republic of Congo
7. Lanistes nyssanusEN-IUCN1996Malawi, Mozambique
8. Lanistes solidusEN-IUCN1996Malawi, Mozambique
9. Lanistes stuhlmanniEN-IUCN1996Malawi, Mozambique

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