Partulina crassa   (Newcomb)


 
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Thick Partulina
(Partulina crassa)

 
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distribution:

Hawai'i Islands: Lana'i

 
local name:

Kahuli (Hawaiian)
Pupu kolea uka (Hawaiian)

 
size: ca. 2 cm (shell height)

extinction date: (?)

 
This species from the island of Lana'i, like countless other snail species from the Hawai'i Islands, fell victim to the introduced snail-eating Rosy Wolf Snail (Euglandia rosea (Férussac)).

 
left:

Thick Partulina (Partulina crassa)


Depiction from: 'G. W. Tryon; H. A. Pilsbry: Manual of Conchology. Second series: Pulmonata, Vol. 23, 1915-1916'

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