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The Land Snails of a Small Tropical Pacific Island Aunu'u, American Samoa
|Title:||The Land Snails of a Small Tropical Pacific Island Aunu'u, American Samoa|
|Authors:||Cowie, Robert H.|
Rundell, Rebecca J.
|Date Issued:||Apr 2002|
|Publisher:||University of Hawai'i Press|
|Citation:||Cowie RH, Rundell RJ. 2002. The land snails of a small tropical Pacific Island, Aunu'u, American Samoa. Pac Sci 56(2): 143-147.|
|Abstract:||Survey work on the American Samoan island of Aunu'u, a small island
off the eastern end of Tutuila, combined with review of museum collections,
increased the known land snail fauna of the island from 2 to 22 species. Of these
species, 12 are native to the Samoan Archipelago, nine are introduced, and one
is cryptogenic (of unknown origin). The fauna is a subset of that of the main
American Samoan island of Tutuila, although it also includes one species endemic
to Aunu'u but now extinct.
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Pacific Science Volume 56, Number 2, 2002|
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