Adam Clark's Boggomoss Snail

Adam Clark is a conservationist who has a critically endangered snail named after him — the boggomoss snail Adclarkia dawsonensis.

Adam Clark is a conservationist who has a critically endangered snail named after him — the boggomoss snail Adclarkia dawsonensis.

Adam Clark at an area of habitat for the snail: a Boggomoss mound spring near Taroom in Queensland.

Adam Clark at an area of habitat for the snail: a Boggomoss mound spring near Taroom in Queensland.

The boggomoss snail Adclarkia dawsonensis, also known as the Dawson River snail, is an endemic species found only in the Dawson River catchment, in the Brigalow Belt Bioregion of Queensland. (Source: State of Queensland).

The boggomoss snail Adclarkia dawsonensis, also known as the Dawson River snail, is an endemic species found only in the Dawson River catchment, in the Brigalow Belt Bioregion of Queensland. (Source: State of Queensland).

The snail was named by John Stanisic, a scientist at the Queensland Museum. The genus is named after local grazier and conservationist Adam Clark, while the species name refers to the Dawson River. (Source: State of Queensland).

The snail was named by John Stanisic, a scientist at the Queensland Museum. The genus is named after local grazier and conservationist Adam Clark, while the species name refers to the Dawson River. (Source: State of Queensland).

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