Partulina fusoidea   (Newcomb)


 
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Maui Partulina
(Partulina fusoidea)

 
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distribution:

Hawai'i Islands: Maui

 
local name:

Kahuli (Hawaiian)
Pupu kolea uka (Hawaiian)

 
size: ca. 2 cm (shell heigth)

extinction date: last seen 1984

 
This species was once distributed probably throughout the island of Maui, as several historical localites are known in the eastern part as well as in the western part of the island.

The last record took place in the year 1984 at the Mt. Hanaula in the western part of Maui.

 
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Maui Partulina (Partulina fusoidea)


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

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