Chilonopsis subtruncatus   (Smith)


 
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Truncated Saint Helena Awl Snail
(Chilonopsis subtruncatus)

 
syn. Bulimulus subtruncatus (Smith), Bulimulus (Cleostyla) subtruncatus ((Smith) Dall)

 
distribution:

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

 
local name: -

 
size: ca. 3 cm (shell)

extinction date: (?)

 
This species was already extinct for several centuries when it was described for science in the year 1892.

 
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Truncated Saint Helena Awl Snail (Chilonopsis subtruncatus)


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

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