Amastra pellucida   (Baldwin)


 
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Transparent Hawaii Snail
(Amastra pellucida)

 
syn. -

 
distribution:

Hawai'i Islands: O'ahu

 
local name: -

 
size: ca. 1 cm (shell height)

extinction date: (?)

 
The Transparent Hawaii Snail, which comes from the Wai'anae Mountains, was scientifically described in the year 1895.

The species is considered extinct nowadays.

 
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Transparent Hawaii Snail (Amastra pellucida)


Depiction from: 'Alpheus Hyatt; Henry Augustus Pilsbry (Leptachatina by C. Montague Cooke): Manual of Conchology. Second series: Pulmonata. Vol 21: Achatinellidae (Amastrinae). 1911'

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