Elimia brevis (Reeve)

Short-spired Elimia Snail (Elimia brevis)  

This species was described in 1860.  

The Short-spired Elimia Snail was endemic to the middle and lower reaches of Coosa River in Alabama, USA.  

The species was not reported since the river was impounded, and is now considered extinct.  


Photo: University of Michigan Museum of Zoology  

(public domain) 


edited: 02.11.2017