Chilonopsis exulatus   (Benson)


 
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Banished Saint Helena Awl Snail
(Chilonopsis exulatus)

 
syn. Achatina exulata ((Benson) Reeve), Bulimulus exulatus (Smith), Bulimulus (Cleostyla) exulatus ((Benson) Dall), Bulimus exulatus (Woll.)

 
distribution:

British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha: Saint Helena

 
local name: -

 
size: ca. 2 cm (shell)

extinction date: (?)

 
What applies for the other members of its genus does also apply for this species.

 
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Banished Saint Helena Awl Snail (Chilonopsis exulatus)


Depiction from 'G. W. Tryon; H. A. Pilsbry: Manual of Conchology. Second series: Pulmonata, Vol. 17, 1904-1905'

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