Amastra umbilicata   (Pfeiffer)


 
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Umbilicate Hawaii Snail
(Amastra umbilicata)

 
syn. Achatinella umbilicata (Pfeiffer)

 
distribution:

Hawai'i Islands: Moloka'i

 
local name: -

 
size: ca. 1 cm (shell heigth)

extinction date: (?)

 
The Umbilicate Hawaii Snail comes from the island of Moloka'i (not from the island of O'ahu, as some authors write), and is now considered extinct.

 
left:

Genabelte Hawaii-Schnecke (Amastra umbilicata)


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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