Terrestrial Mollusks of Attu, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

@article{Roth1981TerrestrialMO,
  title={Terrestrial Mollusks of Attu, Aleutian Islands, Alaska},
  author={B. Roth and D. Lindberg},
  journal={Arctic},
  year={1981},
  volume={34},
  pages={43-47}
}
  • B. Roth, D. Lindberg
  • Published 1981
  • Geology
  • Arctic
  • Seven species of land mollusk (2 slugs, 5 snails) were collected on Attu in July 1979. Three are circumboreal species, two are amphi-arctic (Palearctic and Nearctic but not circumboreal), and two are Nearctic. Barring chance survival of mollusks in local refugia, the fauna was assembled overwater since deglaciation, perhaps within the last 10 000 years. Mollusk faunas from Kamchatka to southeastern Alaska all have a Holarctic component. A Palearctic component present on Kamchatka and the… CONTINUE READING
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