Achatinella swiftii (Newcomb)
|syn. Achatinella dolium (Pfeiffer)|
Hawai'i Islands: O'ahu
Pupu kani oe (Hawaiian)
Pupu kuahiwi (Hawaiian)
|size: ca. 2 cm
extinction date: sometimes after 1978
O'ahu Tree-Snail comes from the central mountainous regions in the northwest
of the island of O'ahu, where it occurred at an elevation of about 215 to
The species was alive for the last time between 1972 and 1978.
Swift's Oahu Tree-Snail (Achatinella swiftii)
Photo from: 'G. W. Tryon; H. A. Pilsbry: Manual of Conchology. Second series: Pulmonata, Vol. 22, 1912-1914'