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Sunday, November 20, 2016

Seychelles Extinct Species


Seychelles list of extinct species

Due to the SEYCHELLES' extensive biodiversity and biological study, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ lists a whopping 22 (twenty-two) extinct species that formerly lived on the islands of this Indian Ocean country in East Africa. These species are extinct in the Seychelles: Aldabra Banded Snail, Aldabra Bush Warbler bird, Centrobunus braueri spider (confirmed since 2014), Eucarlia alluaudi millipede, Gardiner's Giant Mite, Hirstienus nanus spider, Margatteoidea amoena cockroach, Metazalmoxis ferruginea spider, Oeceoclades seychellarum orchid, Orthomorpha crinita millipede, Pachnodus curiosus land snail, Pachnodus ladiguensis land snail, Pachnodus velutinus land snail, Peromona erinacea spider, Pleorotus braueri spider, Seychelles Parrot bird, Seychelles Terrapin aquatic turtle, Sitalcicus gardineri spider, Spirobolellus praslinus millipede, Stipax triangulifer spider, Thomasettia seychellana spider, and Vernonia sechellensis plant.

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