Amastra porcus (Hyatt & Pilsbry)
|Mokuleia Hawaii Snail
Hawai'i Islands: O'ahu
|local name: -|
|size: ca. 1 cm (shell
extinction date: (?)
|The relatively small
Mokuleia Hawaii Snail comes from the vicinity of the Mokule'ia Bay at the
bottom of the Wai'anae Mountains in the west of the island of O'ahu, and
was described in the year 1911 from a not fully adult individual.
The species is now considered extinct.
Mokuleia Hawaii Snail (Amastra porcus)
Depiction from: 'Alpheus Hyatt; Henry Augustus Pilsbry (Leptachatina by C. Montague Cooke): Manual of Conchology. Second series: Pulmonata. Vol 21: Achatinellidae (Amastrinae). 1911'