Carelia dolei ssp. dolei Ancey

Dole’s Carelia Snail (Carelia dolei ssp. dolei)  

The nominate race of this species was described in the year 1893, as far as I know, this form is known exclusively from subfossil shells.  

The species was endemic to Kaua’i, Hawaiian Islands.  

The shell reaches a height of about 5,8 cm.  


Depiction from: ‘George W. Tryon; Henry A. Pilsbry; a.o.: Manual of Conchology. Second series: Pulmonata. Vol 21: Achatinellidae (Amastrinae). 1911′  

(public domain) 


edited: 21.10.2017